If the Founding Fathers were alive today...

If the Founding Fathers were alive today...

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    If the Founding Fathers were alive today...

    If the Founding Fathers were alive today, what things about our present government would enrage them the most? Here's my quick list:

    Obsolete electoral college.
    Life terms for Supreme Court.
    Frivolous executive orders.
    Monopolized two party system.

    Let's hear yours!


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    Quote Originally Posted by knight65 View Post
    If the Founding Fathers were alive today...
    They would promptly die of heart attacks.
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    I think they would be most upset with the two party system that tries to force people to vote for the lesser of two evils.

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    The LACK of SEPARATION of CHURCH AND STATE!!!!!!!!!!!
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    The constant violation of the Tenth Amendment.
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    ONE thing...

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    The complete disregard of the constitution by the government and our willingness to accept it.

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    I think they'd say scrap it and start over again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by knight65 View Post
    If the Founding Fathers were alive today, ...
    Per current DHS definitions, they would be labeled enemies of the state.
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    Quote Originally Posted by usmc0311 View Post
    The LACK of SEPARATION of CHURCH AND STATE!!!!!!!!!!!
    I diasgee. If you read the first amendment, it is to protect the church from the state...


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    I think they would draft a second Declaration of Independence...


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    I heard one historian say....if Washington was alive he would have had Clinton hung for what he did in the Ovary office.

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    Quote Originally Posted by knight65 View Post
    If the Founding Fathers were alive today, what things about our present government would enrage them the most? Here's my quick list:

    Obsolete electoral college.
    Life terms for Supreme Court.
    Frivolous executive orders.
    Monopolized two party system.

    Let's hear yours!
    If Our Founding Fathers were alive today, they would be most enraged at We The People for allowing their legacy to be destroyed and for not fighting hard enough to preserve their legacy and for not mutually pledging our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor to protect, support and defend our Constitution and our Country from ALL enemies both foreign and domestic.
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    The militia act of 1903.
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