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Is Insisting on Following the Constitution “Too Dogmatic?”

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At the Tenth Amendment Center, we hold to the following mantra. “Follow the Constitution, every issue, every time, no exceptions, no excuses.” Recently, I’ve had a couple of people tell me that’s “too dogmatic.” OK, let’s consider this quote by Benjamin Franklin in an essay titled Morals of Chess. “If it is agreed to play […]