Can someone explain why we can't just give freedom a chance?

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    Why can't the federal government just stick to the constitution? Since when has this become a bad thing? I don't understand...republicans complain, democrats complain, our whole system is just whiners with no real solution...when the solution is right in front of us. That's right. I am talking about the damn United States Constitution. All the rules are in place...but we don't follow them. The federal government grows and grows and grows, seizes power that by design the 10th amendment is supposed to protect, etc. etc. Maybe the reason why the country is declining economically, morally, etc. is because we strayed from our foundation...the foundation of liberty secured primarily by local government.

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    Because they're a-skeered.
     
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    The federal government follows the Constitution. Americans are more free today than at any time in our history
     
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    Oh, brother! :rolleyes:
     
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    Name a period in our history when Americans had more freedom than they have today......I'll wait
     
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    Ten years ago I could travel to Canada and the Caribbean without a passport.

    Demonstrably and quantifiably less free.
     
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    The 80's hands down.
     
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    passports are not just for the US are they
     
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    not for gay people.
     

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