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Tag: founding fathers

Jan.
22nd

GOVERNMENT: Keep our amendments intact

The First Amendment (freedom of expression and religion) and Second (freedom to keep and bear arms) were inspirationally written by our founders – visionary, nicely calculated and fittingly drafted to serve all citizens well and forever.

But with their collective wisdom and foresight, the founders did not anticipate the current vulgarization of our language or the corruption of our culture – the decline of civility, assassinations of opposing reputations, misrepresentations by political leaders and the mass killings of 20 schoolchildren.

Our founders would not claim “outrage” over the killing of 20 schoolchildren by a madman and simultaneously tolerate the intentional

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