Anyone that takes the time to read this will better understand how less free we've become since its ratification. It's not all bad but, clearly shows how we are ceding more power from the people to the Federal Government.

Restoring the Lost Constitution

Barnett traces a history of Supreme Court decisions that have eviscerated the individual rights he argues the Constitution was originally intended to protect, and sketches a blueprint for how the “lost Constitution” might be restored.

http://www.libertarianism.org/public...t-constitution