A Message to the “Enforce Not Amend” Crowd

There are some that argue that we need to enforce the Constitution, not amend it.

There are some problems with that.   The biggest one began back in the time of the Founding Fathers.     That was that they allowed the Supreme Court to assume the power of judicial review.   After all, it seemed a good idea at the time.  It could be used as a check on the power of the legislature and the power of the executive.  If the Supreme Court got out of hand, Congress could limits its powers under Article III Section 2 and could also use the power of the purse to defund any nonsense.   And, if that failed, the President could do an Andrew Jackson


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