I’m not the first one to mention this, but the governance of the United States can be divided into four distinct epochs, delineated as follows:
March 4, 1789: the first day of constitutional government,
April 13, 1861: the first day of un-constitutional government,
December 8, 1941: the first day of non-constitutional government, and
January 20, 2009: the first day of anti-constitutional government.
The past is immutable. We cannot travel back to it, nor can we change it, but the future is something entirely different. The future is a blank slate. We, as God’s creatures with volition, can change the course of history…