The Flag of Bilal (9): US Constitution Under Threat

Many in America still believe that the Constitution is the supreme law of the land and that politicians, both Republican and Democrat alike, still hold that view and ensure that any and all legislation passed does not violate it. However, in today’s America, the Constitution is effectively a null and void document, nothing more than a symbol politicians pay lip service to.

The destruction of the Constitution began soon after 9/11 when the Patriot Act was pushed through Congress. In the heat of the moment it seemed as if the legislation was meant to protect us from terrorism, however it was later revealed that certain provisions blatantly violated the First, Fourth, and Sixth Amendments. [1] Interestingly enough, however, this didn’t stop the Senate from to extending the Patriot Act earlier this year [2]. In doing this, the government revealed just how much they respect the Constitution.

The next unconstitutional act to take place was under President Obama. Despite his “hope and change” rhetoric during the campaign, the only thing Obama changed was to further erode the Constitution and the power of checks and balances in government.

Read more: Global Research

1 reply

  1. Presidential Candidate, Congressman Ron Paul is one of the most articulate supporter of due process and upholding US constitution, which has been a great blessing for more than two centuries now. Here let me quote a paragraph from a website called Prison Planet:

    “Today, we see due to the brutal crackdown of the Occupy Wall Street movement in Oakland, New York, and most recently Los Angeles, that Americans are being denied their First and Third amendment rights. Mayors are sending the message that if one decides to pose a serious challenge to the status quo, they will be violently crushed.”

    http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-constitution-is-dead-the-gradual-transition-towards-an-orwellian-police-state.html

    I am no expert on USA constitution or details of Occupy Wall Street Movement, but, if all this be true, it should concern ever serious minded citizen of our country!

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