To the Editor:
When something is broken it must be fixed, replaced, or discarded. Many Americans believe the United States Constitution is broken. Replacement of that document is spoken of in socialistic circles. It can be fixed by amendments, yet the value of any amendment proposed is negligible. Its present influence and authority is basically discarded by the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the government ordained to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States.
So maybe the Constitution – the very basis of our laws, lives, and liberty – isn’t broken. Maybe it’s those in charge of government that need to be fixed, replaced, or discarded.
It won’t be Democrats or Republicans or Libertarians or Socialists or Islamists who protect or defeat the Constitution, it will be Americans. Right now it seems to be 50/50 of Americans who want to either defend or defeat the U.S. Constitution. All have the same rights, but the 50 percent who willingly sacrifice rights for safety, money, or stuff deserve none of it.