The rest of that sentence: to be self evident that all men are created equal…

I was thinking on this the other day and it occurred to me that our founders had many things assumed as “self evident”.  Note the supreme court’s usage of “natural born citizen”: “At common-law, with the nomenclature of which the framers of the Constitution were familiar, it was never doubted that all children born in a country of parents who were its citizens became themselves, upon their birth, citizens also.” (From here) With that in mind, I had the wonder if there is anything our present government considers “self evident”.  I consider the treatment of property and have to conclude that the 4th amendment is not considered evident any longer.  The expectation of a charges brought and a trial was just last month removed.  The need for parents has long ago been abandoned, with the media trying to make lack of family normalized in the culture.  The father used to be the one who “Knows Best” and now is the object of derision.  How about innocent until proven guilty?  The TSA exists to hold everyone guilty – even invalid wheelchair bound grandmas.  Are all created equal any more?  That must be an outmoded philosophy.  After all, everyone knows we aren’t equal, and “created” identifies a Superior One who might have something to say about life.  Can’t have that.

What we have presently is a group of power-hungry individuals who swear no allegiance to anything other than themselves and only at the point of a gun will submit to rules the rest of the population expect followed as course of nature.  Look at the response of pres 0 to the congressional investigation.  They give the documents only immediately before the subpoena is issued.  These are individuals who don’t hold truth.  An honest conversation is thus made impossible and only political power can hold them in check.

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