Tag: US Constitution

Did We Forget Who We Are?

This was originally posted on my personal facebook page. Felt it might be something worth exploring in more detail in this particular forum. Pretty sure I’ve managed to get my name on the list of “prime reeducation candidates” at least once over the last several years. However, just in case my name has inadvertently dropped

Reading List: February 25th, 2016

The Reading Lists are a collection of articles, usually from the earliest headlines of the day, that I've found interesting, intriguing, or infuriating while I inhale my morning coffee.

On a Convention of the States

Part I of at least three. Synopsis: The following is a discussion on two of the most prominent topics being lobbied for in calls for a Convention of the States: a balanced budget and term limits for Congress and Supreme Court Justices. There is a growing coalition of proponents calling for a Convention of the

Entity Enmity

The following is an excerpt from a discussion on the Unofficial View’s Facebook page. Stop by and like us, and join the discussion. The discussion started from the material at http://www.constitution.org as I was doing some research on both the Federalist Papers and the Anti-Federalist Papers. Intrigued, I started with the entry here, at May

2nd Amendment

The Declaration of Independence goes to great lengths to explain the grievances of the colonists. Frequently there are mentions of injustice caused by members of the British Army. When we get to the 2nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, given the context of the Declaration, and the past history leading up to the Revolution, it