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This week we are celebrating the signing of the U.S. Constitution, our nationís governing document.
 
On June 28, almost exactly a month after the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia convened, the 81-year-old Benjamin Franklin rose to address his fellow members.
On June 28, almost exactly a month after the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia convened, the 81-year-old Benjamin Franklin rose to address his fellow members.
 
When the framers met in Philadelphia in the blazing summer of 1787, fierce debate ensued.
 
Friday, an unelected federal judge violated the foundational principles of this great nation. In 1787, at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia and later by ratification, the states relinquished a limited amount of power to a federal government.
Friday, an unelected federal judge violated the foundational principles of this great nation. In 1787, at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia and later by ratification, the states relinquished a limited amount of power to a federal government.
 
We hear a lot of folks pressing for a change in the Constitution to incorporate a "Balanced Budget Amendment". The argument is based on the belief that such an amendment would force the Congress to rein its profligate spending habits. It certainly sounds like a winner.
We hear a lot of folks pressing for a change in the Constitution to incorporate a "Balanced Budget Amendment". The argument is based on the belief that such an amendment would force the Congress to rein its profligate spending habits. It certainly sounds like a winner.
 
The United States Constitution, in Article V, allows for such remedy to bring the Federal government more into compliance of the vision of our Founding Fathers, relative to innate needs of citizenry.
The United States Constitution, in Article V, allows for such remedy to bring the Federal government more into compliance of the vision of our Founding Fathers, relative to innate needs of citizenry.
 
North Carolina will be challenged to support a convention of states to amend the U.S. constitution. You need to understand both side of this issue.
North Carolina will be challenged to support a convention of states to amend the U.S. constitution. You need to understand both side of this issue.
 
Republicans like to boast about "cutting taxes." That's well and good, but take note: Many of us have just been hit with a $43 million sales tax increase.
Republicans like to boast about "cutting taxes." That's well and good, but take note: Many of us have just been hit with a $43 million sales tax increase.
 
One recent Tuesday was Constitution Day - September 17. It marks the day that the Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 concluded and the final draft of Constitution was signed by the delegates who attended.
One recent Tuesday was Constitution Day - September 17. It marks the day that the Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 concluded and the final draft of Constitution was signed by the delegates who attended.
 
Considering that the foundation of government in our country is based on the Constitution, wouldn't it make more sense to teach lawyers how best to preserve its integrity rather than inspire them to help dismantle it?
Considering that the foundation of government in our country is based on the Constitution, wouldn't it make more sense to teach lawyers how best to preserve its integrity rather than inspire them to help dismantle it?
 
We hear that as many as 30 states have petitioned to secede from the Union.. Do you suppose those are really the states asking or is it some nut from the state posting the petitions?? It seems fairly clear that the ability to secede from the United States has already been settled.
We hear that as many as 30 states have petitioned to secede from the Union.. Do you suppose those are really the states asking or is it some nut from the state posting the petitions?? It seems fairly clear that the ability to secede from the United States has already been settled.
 
The following amendments to the Constitution of the United States will allow us to continue to be a great nation for another 200 years. Without them we will become a socialist quagmire.
The following amendments to the Constitution of the United States will allow us to continue to be a great nation for another 200 years. Without them we will become a socialist quagmire.
 
Recent efforts by the majority of the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners may have sent crossed signals to Constitutional activists.
Recent efforts by the majority of the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners may have sent crossed signals to Constitutional activists.
 
The Beaufort County Board of Commissioners, on January 18, 2013, adopted a resolution calling for a constitutional convention to strengthen the Second and Tenth Amendments, among other things.
The Beaufort County Board of Commissioners, on January 18, 2013, adopted a resolution calling for a constitutional convention to strengthen the Second and Tenth Amendments, among other things.
 
There are many people who overlook the brilliance of the US Constitution. They argue that it is outdated and unfit to adequately govern such a modern nation as ours in the 21st century.
There are many people who overlook the brilliance of the US Constitution. They argue that it is outdated and unfit to adequately govern such a modern nation as ours in the 21st century.
 
If we look back on our grade school education, we remember being taught the very fundamentals of what went on at the Constitutional Convention.
If we look back on our grade school education, we remember being taught the very fundamentals of what went on at the Constitutional Convention.
 
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