Certainly, "small and constrained" in no way describe American governance at any level - the elites would have it no other way.
Passage of the 17th amendment was one of the most important feathers in the Establishment's cap in their quest to centralize power.
What is the argument for repealing the 3rd amendment?
“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”
― Stephen R. Covey
I sought this forum out on the recommendation of a trusted intelligent friend who knew I was looking for serious, well-thought-out debate. I'm questioning that friendship.
The vote currently stands at 1-18. This one's gonna be close!
"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." --First Amendment to the United States Constitution