Kia Franklin

Happy Constitution Day!

I wish I could write more, but the least I could do is point out what others are saying about today, Constitution Day. The folks at the ACLU Blog of Rights are hosting a mini-symposium on the Constitution, with all ACLU projects and bloggers from all over sharing their thoughts. There are several really interesting pieces over there so I'd recommend just stopping by the site and taking a stroll. The ACLU also just started a new campaign, I Am A Constitution Voter. How very pro-civil justice!

The folks at the Constitution Society Blog seem to agree that it's time for Americans to rediscover the Constitution. Here's a bit from them:

By Lisa Brown, Executive Director, the American Constitution Society.

Today marks the third anniversary of Constitution Day.

Most Americans can name the Three Stooges, but not the three branches of the U.S. Government.
- 2006 Zogby Poll

Most Americans can name more members of Homer Simpson’s cartoon family than can identify the five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment of the Constitution.
- 2006 study by the McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum

More Americans can identify the winner of American Idol than can name the Chief Justice of the United States.
- 2007 Newsweek Poll

What does our nation’s splendid and durable founding document, the United States Constitution, have to do to garner the respect it deserves? Sure, American politicians, journalists, jurists, lawyers and teachers repeatedly stress its enduring importance, but continuing national ignorance of even the most basic constitutional facts is all too obvious. Keep Reading

Happy Constitution Day!

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Posted at 3:22 PM, Sep 17, 2008 in U.S. Constitution
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Thank a lawyer for the political ignorance of the American student. One cannot criticize, let alone discipline a student without fear of litigation.

The lawyer has destroyed American education by the intimidation of educators. The cult criminals on the bench and in the legislatures have enacted draconian consequences for anyone daring to end ignorance, disruption and violence. The delinquent ignoramus is the client of the lawyer. The delinquent ignoramus has total immunity from these judges and lawyer legislators for disruptive knucklehead acting up. The worst victims of this lawyer setup are minority students who want to learn.

Guess who represents the delinquent ignoramus. The ACLU.

Posted by: Supremacy Claus | September 18, 2008 8:30 AM