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originally posted by: Peeple
a reply to: howtonhawky
I see it differently. Everything needs constant updates, as our society changes for the better or worse, technology solves problems and creates new ones, the law has to adapt that.
Unless your vision of the future is we all go Amish? What do you think the founding fathers would have to say to Snowden/NSA for example?
Nothing because they couldn't even imagine it would be possible. So how should we deal with that in your opinion?
Burn the internet?
originally posted by: howtonhawky
The kindergarten principle as i define it is the act of judging our future political actions based on what the others have done and not by what the constitution allows.
I get that the justice system is based on previous rulings but when the executive branch does the same then we just continue down the previous path instead of creating a better regulated system based on the constitution and not what the previous administration got away with.
As long as we continue to compare current actions by the former we will continue to slip further away from the founders intentions.
I purpose that going forward we forget about what the bush obama clinton reagan done and concern ourselves with the framework that was laid out for us by the founders.