I agree that the Constitution shouldn’t be approached like a sacred religious document – until it is no longer serves one’s objectives.

Rather, it must first be actually understood. And then it can be appreciated for what it truly is: although imperfect, an excellent vehicle to limit the power of government while promoting liberty and equality for all individuals (as it has evolved towards since its inception).

One of the greatest threats to our liberty became prominent in the Trump era: excessive, unrestrained presidential power. The need for congress to take back powers it has ceded to the executive branch must be a prominent aspect of the next election cycle. I discuss how to take very targeted, but critical action regarding this in The War After the Election [https://medium.com/illumination-curated/the-war-after-the-election-545de96aa4ca?source=friends_link&sk=627c55d616d9296af3e398f1686493a4] and in The Pledge to Safeguard the Constitution [https://alcris2.medium.com/following-is-a-summary-of-6be4d81a3ddc?sk=bf21c2a6b26ea78cf6761ede5d12a96c].