We, the People of the united States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the united States of America.
31 March 2009
Since it seems that most of our Congress hasn't read the Constitution, and someone has to stand up and defend it (We the People), and, even though I've read it, I don't remember it that well, I thought I'd post sections a few times each week. Right now I'm copying and pasting it into several posts and will read it along with you as it posts. I do have the Preamble memorized, thanks to Schoolhouse Rock:
I was planning on discussing it, but think I'd rather do that in the comments. It's not that difficult to understand and I'm not expert enough to teach others the finer points of it. Please join with me in discussing in the comments. I'd love to hear your thoughts.