Does Congress care more about upholding the constitution or finding ways around the constitution?

To impose the will of their lobbyists on a once libertarian union of states?

Asked By: The fed up matthew™ - 10/12/2009
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Lincoln and the 17th amendment killed the federation. 1913 killed the Constitution... More
Answered By: William - 10/13/2009
Additional Answers (15)
It cares more about finding ways around it.
Answered By: Terran - 10/12/2009
around it, Bush and Obama have proven this - lets not forget Clinton as well...
Answered By: Albert The Capitalist - 10/12/2009
Seems like the correct answer is; finding ways around the constitution. But, only if it helps the rich.
Answered By: Incognito - 10/12/2009
They find ways to skate around it all too often. So it seems that most are experts on how to do that rather than experts on it's preservation.
Answered By: Kevin B - 10/12/2009
Good question, finding ways around it.
Answered By: jsmrt - 10/12/2009
you do realize as time goes on the constitution is becoming more and more of a detriment
Answered By: Theodore - 10/12/2009
It does its best to uphold whats left of it after the Republican'ts destroyed it.
Answered By: goodnight - 10/12/2009
They obviously care more for the ones lining their pockets, that is the lobbyists! they are self serving and need retirement, or maybe a second term that one being in a prison!God Bless!
Answered By: Paul Grass - 10/12/2009
The United States of America has NEVER EVER been a "libertarian union of states", (unfortunately), you need a SERIOUS reality check and a history lesson! Congress is (for good or for bad) composed of regular Americans that other regular Americans elected to be there; if you really don't like it, try Peru...
Answered By: Mark - 10/12/2009
whatever the weapons makers and fed bankers tell them to do, is what they do
Answered By: οίνου - 10/12/2009
dude,congress is totally corrupt. time to get these parasites out !why do you think the USA is on the edge of the shit hole the parasites sold out the country.time to wake up or join the 3rd world countries.
Answered By: obamasbro - 10/12/2009
If they pass a law, and it's not struck down by the courts as unconstitutional, then they've done what they wanted to do. Whether you call that "upholding" the Constitution or "finding ways around" the Constitution is pretty irrelevant to them.
Answered By: Sadcat - 10/12/2009
Funny some of these dolts can't even distinguish libertarian as a noun or verb.
Answered By: Resistance - 10/12/2009
If we had an unbiased supreme court that interpreted the law, then I love to see how many government programs it would declare as unconstitutional... More
Answered By: - 10/12/2009
They look for ways to sleeze the system.
Answered By: x=x*+v*t+(1/2)at^2 - 10/12/2009
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