Imagine today’s leaders in big wigs and buckled shoes, strutting on the global stage. Ridiculous, right?

If we wouldn’t wear centuries-old shoes, why govern our nation with an equally outdated rulebook? Give an outdated rulebook to the wrong leaders and they might use it to their advantage. Would our leaders step into a global summit wearing an 18th-century attire? Our clothes have changed with the times, but some still cling to a Constitution from the horse-and-buggy era.

If our leaders wouldn’t wear those old outfits, why do they insist on governing our nation with an equally outdated rulebook?

“Would they step into a global summit wearing an 18th-century attire? “

Modernizing personal appearances but not foundational governance. Many still support a Constitution written in that time. While the idea of leaders wearing 18th-century clothing is seen as absurd, the acceptance of following an 18th-century Constitution is accepted without question.

The Amendment Drip

The Constitution, with its many amendments, is now like an outfit with too many patches and heavily stitched together and possibly mismatched for today’s world. We’ve got 27 amendments. The Bill of Rights — the first ten — were ratified like a bundled package in 1791.
Break it down: 17 amendments in over 200 years.

Bug Fixes?

  • The 18th, Take Prohibition fiasco. America got speakeasies and organized crime instead, mob rules! Fast-forward to the 21st Amendment, which repealed the 18th.
  • The 19th, Women Voting. Ratified in 1920, finally lets women vote. The “land of the free” wakes up and realizes half its population should have a say. Women deserve not an echo, but their own voice. Took long enough, didn’t it?
  • The 28th — ‘The Clarification Clause?

Trump Tests the 14th Amendment. Time for a 28th,  ‘The Clarification Clause?

Are we in the business of patching up amendments and ‘stitching’ the 14th like some worn-out sock, but this isn’t grandma’s sewing circle. Should we aim for a full-system upgrade?

The 14th Amendment, created post-Civil War, suddenly becomes the spotlight under Trump. It disqualifies candidates engaged in insurrection, rebellion, or aiding enemies.

But here’s the catch: enforcing it is a logistical nightmare. Critics exposed its flaws, yet here we are, stuck in legal limbo.

The Constitution it’s just a ‘cover band’ that takes on a centuries-old hit, the Twelve Tables of Roman law.

We owe the Romans for pioneering the concept of a public legal code, a principle deeply woven into the U.S. Constitution.

So why not go all the way back to the Roman Twelve Tables? They could be just as effective. Either way, we’re using ancient guidelines for modern problems.

So, while the specifics of the Twelve Tables and the U.S. Constitution are very different, they are both part of a long tradition of human societies attempting to create fair, just, and effective systems of law and governance.

However, there may be a silver lining in the weaknesses of the Constitution. While it’s not to say that Trump is perfect, his willingness to challenge the system is unmatched by any other former or current President. His actions are bringing to light issues that have long been concealed by the government and in this light, the weaknesses of the system, though concerning, is serving as a catalyst for exposing corruption.


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