General Forums >> General Discussions >> Poll: The Constitution of the United States of America

+3

Poll: The Constitution of the United States of America

351 Views
16 Replies Flag as inappropriate

Poll: Have you read and understand the Constitution of the United States

Giu-turkey-distribution-004-801_max50

237 posts

back to top

Posted almost 2 years ago

 

Happy birthday to the greatest document made by man!  There is no document greater; other than the word of God!


“The real reason that we can’t have the Ten Commandments in a courthouse: You cannot post “Thou shalt not steal,” “Thou shalt not commit adultery,” and “Thou shalt not lie” in a building full of lawyers, judges, and politicians. It creates a hostile work environment.”

Mr-natural_1__max50

2178 posts

back to top
Rate

Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

I would have to say I understand it up to a point. All the nuances of interpreting it for application to modern problems I am inclined to let experts (such as SCOTUS members writing opinions, both majority and dissent) explain that. I generally, when I give enough effort, am able to understand their explanations, though.


Happy 225th (of adoption).




Bessie Braddock: “Sir, you are drunk.”
Churchill: “Madam, you are ugly. In the morning, I shall be sober.”

Giu-turkey-distribution-004-801_max50

237 posts

back to top
Rate

Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

mz66 says ...



I would have to say I understand it up to a point. All the nuances of interpreting it for application to modern problems I am inclined to let experts (such as SCOTUS members writing opinions, both majority and dissent) explain that. I generally, when I give enough effort, am able to understand their explanations, though.


Happy 225th (of adoption).



Bump Matt!


“The real reason that we can’t have the Ten Commandments in a courthouse: You cannot post “Thou shalt not steal,” “Thou shalt not commit adultery,” and “Thou shalt not lie” in a building full of lawyers, judges, and politicians. It creates a hostile work environment.”

Lady_jessie_max50

5969 posts

back to top
Rate

Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

I have read it many times and rest well at night because of it.


The Guy !
Photobucket

Honoring the Fallen

Giu-turkey-distribution-004-801_max50

237 posts

back to top
Rate

Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

TheSarge says ...



I have read it many times and rest well at night because of it.



Bump, Sarge!  Blood has ran for and will run for it time and time again!  It is who we are and will continue to be!  There are so many levels to the American way!


“The real reason that we can’t have the Ten Commandments in a courthouse: You cannot post “Thou shalt not steal,” “Thou shalt not commit adultery,” and “Thou shalt not lie” in a building full of lawyers, judges, and politicians. It creates a hostile work environment.”

Mr-natural_1__max50

2178 posts

back to top
Rate

Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

TheSarge says ...



I have read it many times and rest well at night because of it.



Also that. I don't ever envy the alternatives.




Bessie Braddock: “Sir, you are drunk.”
Churchill: “Madam, you are ugly. In the morning, I shall be sober.”

Female_bodysurfer_max50

8066 posts

back to top
Rate

Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

Ditto.  I'm in LOVE with the US Constitution.  And from the way it acts, I can tell the US Constitution loves me too.


TheSarge says ...



I have read it many times and rest well at night because of it.


Att179311_max50

950 posts

back to top
Rate

Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

Now all that needs done is that congress and the surpeme court reads it then we can explain what it means to them


 

Cruise_2014_max50

2557 posts

back to top
+1

Rated +1 | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

Congress doesn't read it. They have advisors and staff and interns and PACS to tell them how to "interpret" it. 


PL MENTORING TEAM MEMBER

"Don't underestimate the drawing power of the Garden State." From the film "Dogma"

Trying to stay sane in an insane world...

Giu-turkey-distribution-004-801_max50

237 posts

back to top
Rate

Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

BigNTS says ...



Congress doesn't read it. They have advisors and staff and interns and PACS to tell them how to "interpret" it. 



Bump, A qualification to be in political office should be to recite it word for word and pass a 500 question test and an essay explaining what they read and understand!


“The real reason that we can’t have the Ten Commandments in a courthouse: You cannot post “Thou shalt not steal,” “Thou shalt not commit adultery,” and “Thou shalt not lie” in a building full of lawyers, judges, and politicians. It creates a hostile work environment.”

Clone_trooper_max50

522 posts

back to top
Rate

Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

I love the Constitution.


You know there is a problem when our government, which is restricted by this great document, spends most of its time trying to get around it or flat out ignoring it.

Giu-turkey-distribution-004-801_max50

237 posts

back to top
Rate

Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

lkdavis71 says ...



I love the Constitution.


You know there is a problem when our government, which is restricted by this great document, spends most of its time trying to get around it or flat out ignoring it.



As does anyone with an agenda!  Sad but true!


“The real reason that we can’t have the Ten Commandments in a courthouse: You cannot post “Thou shalt not steal,” “Thou shalt not commit adultery,” and “Thou shalt not lie” in a building full of lawyers, judges, and politicians. It creates a hostile work environment.”

Anonymous-killer-whale-232189_1__max50

1810 posts

back to top
Rate

Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

snhadley says ...



BigNTS says ...



Congress doesn't read it. They have advisors and staff and interns and PACS to tell them how to "interpret" it. 



Bump, A qualification to be in political office should be to recite it word for word and pass a 500 question test and an essay explaining what they read and understand!



Big, huge bump !!!

Th_policeavatar_2__max50

734 posts

back to top
Rate

Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

I purchase pocket copies to hand out free of charge to all academy graduating classes. I tell them this is who you work for, "THE PEOPLE". Never forget that. What burns me is when someone says my Constitution of The United States of  America is a fluid document and changes with the times. HOGWASH!! It  is a black and white document. If Congress adhered strictly to it we would not be in the mess we are today.


""Life is a storm.. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm comes"
Alexander Dumas-The Count of Monte Christo

Giu-turkey-distribution-004-801_max50

237 posts

back to top
Rate

Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

SGT405 says ...



I purchase pocket copies to hand out free of charge to all academy graduating classes. I tell them this is who you work for, "THE PEOPLE". Never forget that. What burns me is when someone says my Constitution of The United States of  America is a fluid document and changes with the times. HOGWASH!! It  is a black and white document. If Congress adhered strictly to it we would not be in the mess we are today.



BUMP to the 1000th power!


“The real reason that we can’t have the Ten Commandments in a courthouse: You cannot post “Thou shalt not steal,” “Thou shalt not commit adultery,” and “Thou shalt not lie” in a building full of lawyers, judges, and politicians. It creates a hostile work environment.”

582602_3283682777720_334551836_n_max50

1702 posts

back to top
Rate

Rate This | Posted almost 2 years ago

 

snhadley says ...



SGT405 says ...



I purchase pocket copies to hand out free of charge to all academy graduating classes. I tell them this is who you work for, "THE PEOPLE". Never forget that. What burns me is when someone says my Constitution of The United States of  America is a fluid document and changes with the times. HOGWASH!! It  is a black and white document. If Congress adhered strictly to it we would not be in the mess we are today.



BUMP to the 1000th power!



BUMP!


What doesn't kill me had better start running!