I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. - MLK
I wouldn't want to change the Bill of Rights.
As for the Constitution, I'd limit Representatives in the House to serving 4 terms, and Senators would be limited to 2 terms.
down for you is up
No, not balancing the budget has screwed our economy. The Federal government doesn't need to create jobs by spending more than they have.Doing that would totally screw up our economy. The Federal government needs to be able to create jobs by spending more in times of economic slow downs. Unfortunately, they abuse the fact that they don't have to balance the budget.
Democracy is two wolves and a sheep voting on what's for dinner (paraphrasing James Bovard).
I fail to see how this is a non-sequitur. How is proving that you are competent enough to write responsibly significantly different that proving that you are competent enough to use a gun responsibly?.... I mean we all know that making freedom of speech state regulated is the same thing as having to prove you're competent enough to own a gun. Oh wow... When will the non sequiturs stop?
So what is the rational for disallowing the burning of flags?No it isn't. Flag burning is setting a symbol on fire and calling it expression. And the government is well within it's bounds to tell us where, when, and how we can express ourselves, just not what to express.