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What's contained in yours that is not found in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
So why isn't the US the best country in the world then ?
After all we spend more money on EVERYTHING than our northern neighbors, and Europeans countries.
So if it is a matter of money as the 'social engineers' purport it to be
Why is America so 'God aweful' ?
if they are truly inalienable rights then wouldn't they apply to anyone in the world and not exclusively to US citizens? A number of constitutions specifically state which rights are granted to citizens and which are granted universally.
...when someone comes to this country are they coming here because they want it to be more like Europe?
You need data on 30 million illegals who have come to America and millions more on the way?
...we spend more on everything all those social engineering programs to education.
Wish someone would tell the 'social engineers' in this country who just think throwing billions of dollars at so called problems means that is going to fix them.
reply to post by Merinda
What makes America unique is the bill of rights.
There's nothing else like it in the world.
reply to post by Bluesma
You never lived in The United States as it was founded. None of us have.
That doesn't mean the government that was originally setup wasn't special.
There is a *reason* Europe financial interests worked so hard to tear it down and bring it under Central Banking control.
reply to post by txinfidel
Nearly every other industrialized nation has a bill of rights.
Are you seriously suggesting we're the only ones?
Australia does not have a bill of rights or anything Close.
I agree the bill of rights isnt followed anymore, but one of the main differences between ours and those found around the world is that our rights were given to us by our creator and cannot be taken away, we are born with them as human beings, whereas most governments grant their people the rights. Im not religious but I believe in the concept of being born with certain, unalienable rights rather than a construct of individuals known as the government who grants them to you.
Occasionally American politicians seem to like to scare voters off a candidate, by accusing him to have the intention to turn America into socialist Europe ......