An Issue of Individual Sovereignty: The Loss of Constitutional Rights – An Unadjudicated Issue Summarized
Keywords:Constitutional Law, Democracy, Government Corruption
AbstractAmerica has long since been known as the land of the free, and although this notion maintains some legitimacy, corruption runs rampant more than ever, slowly limiting the democracy of a once truly free nation. Some of the most prominent philosophers who founded this great state argued against the establishment of government due to their fear of tyranny. Despite their best efforts through the US Constitution, tyranny may well be on its way through the form of governmental corruption as a mere stepping stone to a total paradigm reversion of a time reminiscent of 18th Century England; the very thing our forefathers rebelled against.