From talk show hosts to taxpayer defense organizations, a lot of people out there are justifiably sick over how our government is operating. Many of them have proposed new Constitutional Amendments, either to reign in the power of the federal government, or to force it to exercise its constitutionally delegated powers and responsibilities. It occurred to me while driving (I do a lot of thinking and praying behind the wheel), that the things these groups propose are why the Constitution was written in the first place – to define yet limit the powers of the federal government.
Congress, presidents past and present, and the Supreme Court have disregarded their Constitutional responsibilities and limitations on their authority for over a century. If they fail to respect the Constitution and all the Amendments currently included in it, any proposed new Amendments, even if they got past 290 Representatives, 67 Senators and 38 state legislatures, will do nothing to restore one iota of our God-given freedoms.
In the year 1919, the 18th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, which stated:Details