Should “Under God” be Part of a Pledge of Allegiance?

Should “Under God” be Part of a Pledge of Allegiance? Court Rules against removing “under God” from Texas Pledge of Allegiance  The Dallas Morning News reports on the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruling yesterday against removing the phrase “under God” from the Texas Pledge of Allegiance, allowing it to stay in the pledge. [...]

Did “separation of church and state” originate with the Constitution?

Did “separation of church and state” originate with the Constitution? The phrase “separation of church and state” does not appear in the Constitution. It traces back to a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to the Danbury Baptists on January 1, 1802, in which he reassured the Baptists that their religious freedom would be protected. He [...]

Take Our Constitution Quiz

Take Our Constitution Quiz I’ve added a new Constitution Quiz page – please try it out and have fun! Click on the tab above entitled “Quiz” – and let me know what you think.

Happy New Year for our Constitution in 2011!

Happy New Year for our Constitution in 2011! It’s now a new year and I’m filled with high expectations for our country and its regard for our Constitution. Indeed, I feel a classic Hollywood ending is coming our way. Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Founder and Chairman of the Congressional Constitution Caucus, introduced a bill on [...]

Phone Apps Are Watching You

Phone Apps Are Watching You On December 17th, the Wall Street Journal reported that after examining 101 popular smartphone apps for the iPhone and Android, they found that 56 of these apps transmitted the phone’s unique device ID to other companies, 47 apps transmitted the phone’s location and 5 sent age, gender and other personal [...]

We Have News for The Washington Post

We Have News for The Washington Post Washington Post staff writer Ezra Klein stated the Constitution was confusing because it was written over 100 years ago. http://www.theblaze.com/stories/update-klein-tries-to-clarify-confusing-constitution-comments/ First, the Constitution was written in 1787 and ratified in 1788, which is well over 200 years ago. Second, and much more important, the Constitution can be read [...]

Congress and the three-fifths clause of our Constitution

Congress and the Three-Fifths Clause of our Constitution There was quite a bit of press back in January when our Constitution was read in the U.S. House of Representatives, with passages omitted. Especially passages concerning slavery, and most specifically the passage which has been referred to as the “three-fifths clause,” which counted slaves as “three-fifths [...]

Correct Abuses of Constitutional Power

Correct Abuses of Constitutional Power Surveys show the majority of Americans have not read or understood the Constitution, yet it is only about 7,000 words, or less than 25 pages. A big reason for this is it was written in what is now 200-plus-year-old language, with lots of difficult legal words. Yet, the Constitution is [...]

WHO IS TO BLAME? WHAT DO WE DO NOW?

WHO IS TO BLAME? WHAT DO WE DO NOW? Our country is not the nation it once was. We can no longer guarantee the American Dream, and we are no longer a beacon of hope to the rest of the world. America’s torch is dimming. There are many things to blame. We could hold the [...]

Ron Paul Has Already Won

Ron Paul Has Already Won http://communities.washingtontimes.com/neighborhood/political-potpourri/2012/may/22/ron-paul-has-already-won/=