There was once a time when the “people,” demanded that their government cow-tow to their demands for “justice.” The government reacted by declaring that anybody – ANYBODY – who opposed its declarations of what was right and wrong was an enemy of the State and would be executed.
In Los Angeles, a US Professor with 30 years of service to USC has been called a “pitiful excuse” and demands for his firing have come. Why? He dared speak the truth.
And the Gundy case was heard at the Supreme Court sans Kavanaugh. The reaction of two Justices is fascinating.
One of the myths about the Constitution is that The Federalist Papers are a commentary, like Matthew Henry’s, on the Constitution. They are not. They are simply and only a passionate written argument in favor of ratification of the Constitution.
That doesn’t mean that they are not without merit and not without lessons for us today. They do give us insight into the understanding of the document which the Framers – at least those in favor of ratification – held of the government plan which they had created.
To that end, they are not only important, but they are required study for anyone who seeks a serious understanding of the Constitution of The United States. Read the rest of this entry