Re: OT: Politics [Was:Social Contract]
Steve Lamb wrote:
> The Bill of Rights, part of the Constitution, enumerate these rights.
Correction: The Bill of Rights enumerates _some_ of these rights. Other
rights not enumerated still belong to the People (see Amendment 9, for
Further more, the Bill of Rights (the first ten amendments) were not
part of the original Constitution. They were added on by people who were
afraid the newly formed government would do what all governments are
wont to do, run roughshod over the People, without specific enumeration
of basic and important foundational rights.