If the Bible suggests that glory and might, power and right, can all be the same thing at the same time, Machiavelli surely agrees.
Ancient practices that later became Halloween often focused on two phenomena that dominated life in any ancient culture: The changing of the seasons and the ancestral dead.
Floods, curses, slavery, and race.
We are now in the post-Constitutional politics of demagoguery guided by little other than which political celebrity of the moment we happen to like.
If the modern Interstate Commerce Clause argument is true, then no Constitutional Amendment is needed. Ever. For any purpose.