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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-20/cal-thomas-flunking-civics-should
Opinion
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-24/bob-franken-no-voting-voting-no
Opinion
The Bookworm Sez: Dave Barry shares keys to happiness

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.The Declaration of Independence says those are things you get just for living here. But did you ever notice that the third one takes some work? You have to pursue...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-03-04/the-bookworm-sez-dave-
Arts & Entertainment
Bill with constitutionalism requirement for schools advances

...Committee moved Rep. Wes Keller's bill Friday. The bill would require that school districts include the Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights, U.S. Constitution, Articles of Confederation and the Federalist Papers in their curriculums...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-27/bill-with-constitutionalism-requirem
News
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-15/rich-lowry-the-olympian-pose-of-v
Opinion
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-07/alaska-lawmakers-debate-requiring-co
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Cal Thomas: This Thanksgiving, have an attitude of gratitude

If Thomas Jefferson could be faulted for one thing in composing the Declaration of Independence, it might be his inclusion of the words "the pursuit of happiness" in the text.Happiness is a vapor that cannot be grasped...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-29/cal-thomas-this-thanksgiving-have
Opinion

...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 today.CNN.com says that Jefferson's people fired the first...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-10-24
Community
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-04/bob-franken-a-new-independence-da
Opinion
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-31/warren-buffett-betrays-america
News

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