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wbacon
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 5:18:28 AM

September 17, 1787 the day that the New Hampshire ratified the US Constitution - putting it into effect. I contend that this is the real Birthday of the United States of America. This makes The United States 226 years old. Shouldn't we have:
1.) Constitution Day Sales?
2.) Parades Celebrating the United States Constitution?
3.) Special programs educating the public about the US Constitution?
4.) Be A National Holiday?
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hero4hire
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2013 8:52:44 AM

Here is a link that set me back in my chair, it's about Eric Holder and the Constitution
sgm4law
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2013 8:13:58 AM

"Did anyone see any type of public celebration regarding the document that forms the foundation of our country?"

Every year, the American Constitution Society (a liberal group, mostly of lawyers), arranges Constitution Day teaching events in schools around the country. Lawyer volunteers are welcome, so Glenn Beck type "legal" talk of the Constitution won't cut it, I'm afraid.
streetrider
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Message Posted: Nov 17, 2013 12:29:53 AM

We no longer use it.
jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2013 5:48:54 PM

"Did anyone see any type of public celebration regarding the document that forms the foundation of our country?"

Why all of the sudden is this an issue when it hasn't been in years past?
wbacon
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2013 5:45:28 PM

sm4law This MARXIST is just mouthing these words in light of his record
greentre
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2013 5:06:34 PM

Did anyone see any type of public celebration regarding the document that forms the foundation of our country? Didn't think so.
MiddletownMarty
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2013 3:20:53 PM

Substituted in a third grade class today. We did a lesson, held a discussion, read an article, and wrote the answers to some questions about the Constitution.
sgm4law
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2013 10:39:58 AM

Presidential Proclamation on Constitution Day.
reb4
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2013 8:12:45 AM

Put the flag out... wife asked... Why???

She'd never heard of the day...

I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2013 7:54:12 AM

Today.

Woo hoo.

While Congress dithers and hasn't passed a budget, an "unconstitutional" law, illegally passed, is about to take effect, an imperial President grants exemptions to laws that he doesn't like for groups he favors, the national debt continues to mount to our self-imposed "legal" limit, I don't get a warm fuzzy feeling that anyone in Washington DC really gives a hoot about the Constitution.

For reference:
The Declaration of Independence
The Constitution of the United States
The Bill of Rights
Amendments 11-27
PopcornPirate
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2013 9:30:27 AM

""I would settle for a few elected officials reading it. ""

I would prefer if those elected officials actually knew what it all stood for
reb4
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2013 9:23:54 AM

I'd prefer that they follow it and that the Judges uphold it rather than rewriting it from the bench...
I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2013 8:42:06 AM

tomorrow

"ConstitutionFacts.com is pleased to provide a series of free educational resources and Internet links to help educators comply with the new federal regulation requiring the development of student programming to celebrate U.S. Constitution Day on September 17th of each year."

New federal regulation requiring the development of student programming to celebrate...??
Why would such an onerous notion be necessary?
Programming the students?
That smacks of indoctrination!
If you want kids (students) to take an interest in some subject, just serve cake and ice cream. Motivation problem solved, no need for "programming" !!
citizen1
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2013 10:00:14 PM

I would settle for a few elected officials reading it.
mweyant
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Message Posted: Sep 14, 2013 6:03:54 AM

Would you like us to post Constitution Day events, wbacon? At least that would be encouraging to those of us who are observing the respect of Constitutional amendments go by the wayside.

Constitution Day

Constitution Day Events

Students from Mother Seton School will join Mount professors for a mini-lectureConstitution Quiz Challenge in Patriot HallMusic celebration with 18th century costumes with Inish Owen MusicGeorge Weigel Lecture "Religious Freedom in 21st Century America," Knott Auditorium, 4 p.m.

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