In case you missed it, and I know you did since I did, too, Sunday, 15 December, marked the 211th anniversary of the adoption of our Bill of Rights, the first Ten Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
bq. “Many of the Founders objected to listing the Bill of Rights as ‘amendments’ because it might be construed that such rights were subject to change. The Bill of Rights is both an affirmation of innate individual rights and an explication of constraints upon the central government.” —The Federalist
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Monday, the 16th, marked the 229th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party.
posted on December 18, 2002 10:07 AM