“Americans are proud of the durability of their country’s constitution, which the Founding Fathers designed to stifle factionalism. Yet today, the framework provided by the U.S. Constitution is no longer up to the task.”
The 50th year Ministerial Retreat took place today and its main purpose is to focus on the UAE’s future path. The UAE always aims to strengthen innovation and resilience and use the core values of our founding fathers to build a robust and competitive economy
"You do wonder how the founding fathers would have felt about the right to bear arms if they knew their nastiest neighbor had just installed a printer that manufactures guns in his basement," says @gailcollins .
In acquitting Trump, “Congress did not stand up to the executive in the way the founding fathers intended,” says fmr. UK Ambassador to DC @PeterWestmacott . He argues this wasn't a “kerfuffle,” as Boris Johnson termed it – it’s a reminder of the fragility of American democracy.
"How about simply solving problems and park your ideology at the door? That is the theory behind our system of government and why the founding fathers were so fearful of political parties." NYTLetters
When the founding fathers wrote the Constitution they were thinking about protecting us from kings and foreign aggressors. They never anticipated shitty mayors/governors. They were looking for evil, not stupid. They never could have foreseen Garcetti/Newsom.
The question is: Are we prepared to accept that a president can leverage official acts to get an investigation of a political rival? Our Founding Fathers drafted the remedy of impeachment so we would have a mechanism when corruption comes from the highest office in the land.