Category Archives: 14th amendment

Arizona seeks to repeal 14th amendment

There is this apparently radical idea in the United States that certain laws, like the US Constitution, applies to everyone in the country and that states cannot ignore those national laws. That’s one of the issues that sparked the Civil … Continue reading

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Recipe for making an American

[Thought this was worth repeating for the 4th of July] First you get a very large pot, and mix in some Brits, some French, a bunch of Irish, then add a few million Africans, stir up some Indians, then simmer. … Continue reading

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Our diversity is our greatest strength

There would appear to be a very loud group of people in the country that don’t see America as including liberals, Blacks, Mexicans, Jews, homosexuals, uppity women and bunches of other people who are not like them. The diversity of … Continue reading

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What is the “original intent” of the US Constitution?

With the recent US Senate hearings on the confirmation of newly appointed US Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, there is much discussion about the “original intent” of those who wrote our Constitution. For example, did the guys who wrote our … Continue reading

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What does an “American” believe in?

There are some generally stated ideas about what an American believes in. Do you agree with the following statements? “All men and women are created equal regardless of their race, creed or color.” “Everyone has an equal right to succeed … Continue reading

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