I am getting tired of arguing with the 'living Constitution' advocates - as their view begs the question of why the Constitution doesn't just say "Do whatever the hell you want...". Why go through the contortions, the word parsing, the pain of trying to bend logic and language around a re-distributionist/social justice model when they could have just given the Feds absolute power in the first place? The document is a useless jumble of words if the 'living' view holds - and we've just been deluding ourselves for 250 years waiting to find out the truth.
Saturday, May 21, 2011
The Living Constitution
This comment comes from the SF Chronicle article about the filibuster of Goodwin Liu, and it's as good a synopsis of limited government as any I've read: