The delusion of our constitutional rights began before the ink was dry on the Bill of Rights. The constitution itself was written to constrain government, but the Bill of Rights was specificity composed as a result of government overreach by the powers that were in force at the time in a far away land. There was the Magna Carta, but that had also been reduced, and the general opinion was that it didn’t apply to colonies anyway. Yes, we were an English colony, but the original occupants of this land came here to get away from THAT land, and brothers and sisters, it wasn’t a six hour flight complete with movie and a meal.
The Bill of Rights serves to level the playing field between government and the people. It’s black and white, however ever since it came into existence the government has been trying to put