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Constitution Day: An Annual Checkup (Townhall.com) September 17, 2010

Posted by daviddavenport in Radio Commentaries.

Today we celebrate Constitution Day, the 223rd birthday of our founding 

Courtesy of Townhall.com

 document. An annual check-up shows that while it is still the longest-lasting constitution in the world, certain provisions are under attack and vulnerable. 

The limitation on Congressional powers in Article I has been stretched beyond recognition, and the obesity of the federal government threatens its health;

With the federal government taking over states’ matters such as education and healthcare, the 10th amendment is weakened and needs attention;

The National Popular Vote bill threatens checks and balances such as the Electoral College—a serious case of memory loss that the Founders created a republic, not a national democracy.

Do yourself and the country a favor today—take 20 minutes and read the Constitution. You’ll be surprised by what it actually says.

To listen to the audio:  http://townhall.com/talkradio/Show.aspx?RadioShowID=11&ContentGuid=18e92e64-e3b6-467b-8f03-a70de59980c0

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