How can any American really evaluate the state of the Union without understanding the foundation upon which that Union rests â€“ the Constitution?
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Barack Obama and other supporters of unlimited federal power would like us to believe that we canâ€™t uncover the Constitution’s original meaning. In essence, theyâ€™re telling us that we donâ€™t have a Constitution at all. Rob Natelsonâ€™s new book, The Original Constitution, shows us that such a view is little more thanâ€¦.a crock.
Although the U.S. Constitution provided for a large measure of democratic governance, the Founders knew that there could be too much of a good thing: After all, it was the democratic government of Athens that had killed Socrates. So they imposed law even on those officeholders that were democratically elected.