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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...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
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...
'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...
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...
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...


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