October 2, 2010
A Clear Danger: Obama, a 'Living Constitution,' and 'Positive Rights'
I think it's safe to say that President Obama is not exactly fond of the United States Constitution as written. That statement is based on Mr. Obama's own words and his choice of nominees to the federal bench.Mr. Obama the activist-turned-politician has always been shrewd about hiding his far-left philosophy from the general public, whether by voting "present" or by speaking in abstract language. Of course, Obama, like most people, cannot completely hide his worldview. Thankfully, we have record of a few of his unguarded moments from which his radical views have escaped.On January 18, 2001, then-state senator Barack Obama appeared on WBEZ-FM out of Chicago to discuss the federal courts and civil rights. During the interview, Mr. Obama found himself engaged in a subject that stirs up his leftwing passions. Below are some of his bombshell comments (emphasis added):The Supreme Court never ventured into the issues of redistribution of wealth and sort of more basic issues of...(Read Full Article)