Saturday, October 8, 2011

Some basic constitutional concepts

This article frames the basic notion of the relation of the state versus its citizens quite well:

Note that in a traditional western democracy the state is constrained by its creators, the citizens. In dictatorships, the state constrains citizens. Which idea do you fall in line with?

Perhaps you might wish to re-think the situation surrounding the Awlaki murder to see where it fits in these paradigms.

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