Caught on the reef
Canada Free Press ^ | June 11, 2013 | Sarge
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 11:37:53 AM by EXCH54FE
The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads:
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution protects the individual citizen from unreasonable searches and seizures. It requires a warrant be judicially sanctioned and supported by statements of probable cause. Search and seizure (including arrest) should be limited in scope according to specific information supplied to the issuing court, by law enforcement officers swearing to its accuracy.
Progressive elements of the governmental process have distanced themselves from the strict understanding of the constitution as written (and understanding the thoughts and motivations of the original signatories of the document) to interpretations favoring political ideologies.
In essence the government, as it gains more and more power from presidential edicts and self-serving governmental actions, pressures the Supreme Court to rule from the basis of the justices’ personal prejudices and “enlightened Solonic reasoning and judgment.”
Intelligence gatherers say the government MUST have the tools necessary to combat global terrorism and stunt these threats seeking to wreak havoc on Americans.
But, what do we do when government sees the people as the potential enemy. Governments are no more than people aligned by ideology. They see enemies behind every action, every protest, and every statement in controversy to the government’s actions. These are individual’s actions, but they’re still violations of a common trust developed and espoused in the Constitution of the United States of America and its Bill of Rights……….
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