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Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:53 PM

Thom Hartmann: Should We Give Up on the Constitution?



Professor Louis Michael Seidman, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law-Georgetown University Law Center, joins Thom Hartmann. Our Constitution - the law of the land that we largely base all government decisions off of - was written over 200 years ago. When George Washington and this nation's other founders sat down in Philadelphia to write America's new governing doctrine - life was very different then today. For instance - back in the late 1700's - fire extinguishers and lightening rods were considered high tech - and flush toilets had just been invented. The fact is - we live in a very, very different time then the days of the American Revolution. Almost every facet of our lives today couldn't have possibly been imagined 200+ years ago. So - with that being said - should we still be relying so heavily on a document that was written when eyeglasses and carbonated water were just becoming popular?

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Thu Jan 10, 2013, 06:18 PM

1. Good to hear..

I've been thinking this for years...

The Constitution should be upgraded to match our swinging, 21st Century lifestyles..

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