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Op-ed: Clarence Thomas is right

...disturbed by the Thomas dissent glanced at the Declaration of Independence over the July Fourth weekend. It says, as...Thomas writes, "Our Constitution - like the Declaration of Independence before it - was predicated on a simple truth...
Cal Thomas: Flunking civics should not be an option

...replied. "It isn't being taught."When I was in high school, we were expected to read and memorize the Declaration of Independence and study the history and importance of the Bill of Rights, as well as understand how a bill becomes law and...

...same day ? July 4, 1826, exactly 50 years after the Continental Congress approved the final wording of the Declaration of Independence, which made all of this campaigning a reality says that Jefferson's people fired the first...
Bob Franken: No voting, voting no

...the list is "government" - chosen by 18 percent. The economy, by the way, is second at 11 percent. The Declaration of Independence cites our aspirations to be a country that operates with "the consent of the governed." But here we are...
Rich Lowry: The Olympian pose of Vox Obama

...Obama "a committed, practicing nonideologue." Days prior to his first inaugural, Obama called for "a new Declaration of Independence," to leave behind "ideology and small thinking."This from a man who was about to use every ounce of power...
Alaska lawmakers debate requiring constitutional education

...terrible constitutional mess."The Republican-led bill would require Alaska high school students to study the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, the U.S. Constitution, the Articles of Confederation, the Federalist Papers and...
A rocky future

...of the framers was Benjamin Franklin, of course, who also helped draft that other precious document, our Declaration of Independence. At its signing, he famously declared, "Yes, we must indeed all hang together, or most assuredly we shall...
'No offense'

...religion, but I also accept that they all believed in a Supreme Power, whatever that may be, as throughout the Declaration of Independence reference is made to "Nature's God" and "Divine Providence."I remember, as do some of you, I'm...
Bob Franken: A new Independence Day needed

...Hindus); and vaccinations[?]."Perhaps as they approached this July Fourth, they were thinking about the Declaration of Independence and its stirring proposition that, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created...
Warren Buffett betrays America

...King's taxes. Despite all the yowling and patriotic chest-beating, our corporate tax system isn't the Declaration of Independence, or the Golden Gate Bridge, or the GI Bill. It is an ungainly, politicized disgrace that unduly burdens...


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