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Section A: General News


Editorial: America’s Constitution ... words to live by




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Russell Dickerson
Guest Editorial
March 28, 2012 | 1,246 views | 4 comments

I picked up a copy of Glenn Beck’s The Overton Window on the cheap and started reading it. I came to the big scene where the antagonist talks about the founding principles of our nation. I think he has a point that cannot be ignored. I feel strongly that the Constitution is an excellent guiding document for our nation. The idea that man could govern himself was earth-shaking ... and that is really the founding tenet of our nation -- that man is able to govern himself. . . .

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4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
March 30, 2012 11:11am
 
As far as I can recall, the Constitution was the result of many people having their freedoms suppressed by European Monarchs. European Monarchs controlled all aspects of everyones everyday life. They were told what church to... More ›

 
Publius Valerius Publicola  
Rome, Tx.  
March 30, 2012 9:14am
 
All the more important to educate ourselves so that we do not have to relay totally on the biased mainstream media and others with an agenda that does not include the truth. Not a moment to lose!

 
Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
March 30, 2012 8:27am
 
"Even lawyers can’t understand it all." They can't even understand or agree on what the Constitution says either. "we as a people lack the competence to govern ourselves " What we the people... More ›

 
Publius Valerius Publicola  
Rome, Tx.  
March 28, 2012 3:06pm
 
Very good article. You have to wonder how many today really know much about the Constitution or the Declaration. Moreover how many are intelligent enough to really care. Certainly the ultra-liberals hate the Constitution because... More ›

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