Oh, How I Miss Them….

“Whatever may be the judgement pronounced on the competency of the architects of the Constitution, or whatever may be the destiny of the edifice prepared by them, I feel it a duty to express my profound and solemn conviction … that there never was an assembly of men, charged with a great and arduous trust, who were more pure in their motives, or more exclusively or anxiously devoted to the object committed to them.” –James Madison, 1835

I weep….
~Eowyn
 

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josephbc69
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I learned first how to speak, then to read, and finally to write English by repeatedly reading the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, closely followed by the Bible and Shakespeare. I thank God I had strict teachers at Louisa May Alcott PS, Chicago, and even stricter nuns on Instruction Wednesdays! This wonderful quotation from one of the most illustrious people of that era shows us just how far we’ve fallen from those ideals and sentiments. And it is EXACTLY these ideals and sentiments that MUST, as Dr Weaver points out in “Ideas Have Consequences”, govern… Read more »

josephbc69
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Yo, Steve, I know exactly to what you refer. MANY LOLs!

Anonymous
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Geez, I miss the Constitution. The Bill of Rights, the grand objectives of the Articles setting up the limitations on government, the broad powers given to the people, all of it.
I miss it so much.
I weep with you Eowyn.

Zorro
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Zorro

The Founding Fathers are long gone, but not forgotten. They have our Fellowship & other Americans who keep the flame of knowledge and patriotism alive.