Yes I see your belief is we should return to 1790, since almost everything following would have been unConstitutional. Yikes!!! What you believe is the Founders were stupid ignorant men of no vision who would write a document meant to calcify government into another useless instrument of tyranny.
I suggest they were not ignorant nor stupid but men of great vision, who were more than aware of a mercurial society and of technological advances. These men would have considered this in writing a profound document, which laid the foundations for future generations , and would not have constrained men to antiquated laws bereft of elastic interpretations in volatile times.
Originally Posted By: Pres Thomas Jefferson
I am not an advocate for frequent changes in laws and constitutions, but laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. As that becomes more developed, more enlightened, as new discoveries are made, new truths discovered and manners and opinions change, with the change of circumstances, institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times. We might as well require a man to wear still the coat which fitted him when a boy as civilized society to remain ever under the regimen of their barbarous ancestors
_________________________ ignorance is the enemy without equality there is no liberty