Tuesday, June 22, 2010

The Reason for Constitutional Rights

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It is useful to recall the very reason for having constitutional rights: Those rights are intended to protect unpopular people

Why do we even have a Constitution if it is only to protect the friends of powerful political groups? Why do we have elections if politicians who grossly fail in their jobs can shove accountability onto the shoulders of those who did not violate the law? We have a Constitution only to limit government. That means, particularly, protecting the politically unpopular...


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