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Constitutional anniversary resonates for 2016 race

By |September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , |

(By Sosamma Samuel-Burnett, Centennial Fellow) When the U. S. Constitution was adopted on September 17, 1787, by 39 of the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia , those delegates could not have imagined [...]

This is Constitution Day, but too few care

By |September 17th, 2010|Categories: America, Centennial Institute, Government, Policy|Tags: , , , |

(From Investor’s Business Daily 9/17) Constitution Day — Sept. 17, the day 39 delegates to the 1787 Philadelphia Convention signed and submitted to Congress (under the Articles of Confederation) a new constitution for consideration — used to be familiar to many Americans. But as the Constitution’s authority has faded in our public life, its birthday has faded too. Don’t think the authority of the Constitution is ignored? Consider the irony of today, Constitution Day: […]