Why You Should Care About the U.S. Constitution – Part 1

Why You Should Care About the U.S. Constitution – Part 1

There are few things that I would write an editorial blog post about, but this is one of those few.  Being that this past weekend was Independence Day weekend, I thought it was appropriate to talk about this subject.  I still believe in the United States of America.  I believe in our founders.  I believe in our Constitution.  I also believe that we are in danger of losing it all.  It may seem like every U.S. citizen would care about the U.S. Constitution, but many U.S. citizens seem to have a very loose understanding of it and few seem to consider it.  Why?  Are we too wrapped up in our own work, family, and social lives to care?  Do schools even teach our kids about our founding fathers and the constitution anymore?  Why is the story of our country no longer being told?  Why does any of this even matter?  Because the welfare of our country may well depend on its citizens defending the document and principles on which our country was founded. In case you haven’t noticed, the Constitution has been under heavy fire by our government and many media outlets over the past few decades.  There have been policies under not only the current administration, but the preceding three administrations that have quietly pulled the proverbial rug out from under us, and few people seem to have noticed or cared.  Do you need an example?  Take a look at the Patriot Act which was enacted under George W. Bush’s administration ( http://www.justice.gov/archive/ll/highlights.htm).  New laws are continually being passed in the name of protecting the people, minimizing the wealth gap, providing affordable...

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