Principles of '98

The blog of Derek J. Sheriff. History and current events through the lens of 1798.

How should we interpret the Constitution?

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Instead of interpreting the Constitution through the lens of a progressive “living breathing” framework, which quickly devolves into pragmatic justification for expanding powers, we must understand the Constitution through the eyes of its creators. Otherwise, the document loses all real meaning, ripping down the bulwark protecting our liberties.

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Written by Derek Sheriff

October 2, 2010 at 12:02 am

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