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Subject: Re: Guns and parachutes in movies
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On 3/1/18 6:17 PM, alvey wrote:
> And btw; If the USA Constitution is so fucking sacrosanct, how did it get
> Amendments?

States demanded variouis things before they would ratify. In this case, 
some of them wanted to keep their own armies.

A lot of the rest of it -- freedom of speech and press, search and 
seizure -- probably came from people who had lived under totalitarian 
regimes in Europe. It was all about the central government not having 
too much power. United STATES.

Go rent a copy of "1776." It will also tell you why our national bird is 
an eagle, even though a turkey would be a better symbol of our current 

There might also be something about it in "Hamilton."