Today’s Required Reading


We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure 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.

The Preamble to the Constitution

On this day in 1787, the Constitutional Convention signed the U.S. Constitution. September 17 has been recognized as “Constitution Day” by the United States Congress.

Too many people haven’t read, or if they have, don’t understand the U.S. Constitution. And it’s not as open for interpretation or “change” as the left might suggest.

We need leaders who understand, and appreciate the Constitution. We don’t have them.

But it’s not just the fault of the politicians. If we don’t read and understand what’s going on, the fault is ours.

I am no longer active in the political process. But I pay attention to what is going on. On occasion I voice my opinion. On every occasion available, I cast my vote.

We have the greatest system of government in the history of the world. Because it has been abused and corrupted is not a reason to abandon it.

This week I received a plaque for my four-years of service on the Virginia Board of Counseling. It was bittersweet because I was appointed to that Board by Governor Bob McDonnell. I’ve already told you what I think of what happened with the McDonnells. I did not get appointed to a second term by Governor McAuliffe. I was not surprised. Quite frankly, with my resume, I would have been more suprised if he had reappointed me.

I did my four years of service. And it was an honor to do so.

It was my part of being “We the People.”

But back to the Constitution.

When was the last time you read it? If it wasn’t today, go read it now. Click here.

Just as soon as you share this post.


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