More Founding Fathers

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We tried this experiment last week.  Let’s try it again.

In the last 24 hours, the so-called “Founding Fathers” of the United States were invoked

For their use of Madeira wine

For not being circumcised

For opposing filibusters

For separating church and state

For limiting the freedom of police

For their apparent opposition to the 16th amendment

For their apparent opposition to the 17th amendment

For their commitment to checks and balances

For their belief in the exercise of personal will and reliance upon God

For their belief in a two-party system

For their support of diversity in the military

For their support of “Constitutional Carry

For their support of healthcare

And we could go on.  The Founders are invoked every day.   Isn’t it time we invest in American history so that when we do invoke the Founders we do so responsibly?

One thought on “More Founding Fathers

  1. “Isn’t it time we invest in American history so that when we do invoke the Founders we do so responsibly?” Yes – the Founding Fathers would have agreed with this statement. 🙂

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