SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
by Katlyn Marie Carter
"This suspicion of secrecy is why the way in which we handle classified material matters — especially if American leaders want to maintain trust in our democracy."
by Richard Hall
"On Constitution Day, I say drink a toast to the losers. Let us study their criticisms of our imperfect system."
SOURCE: New York Times
by Eli Merritt
"Today’s Republican senators must at least be willing to break with their party and disappoint some of their constituents — and, yes, perhaps lose their jobs in coming elections — to serve the larger interest of protecting the nation."
by Alan Singer
As historians and public figures, we have an obligation to defend democratic institutions and expose vestigial anti-democratic elements like the Electoral College that threaten democracy, which includes a careful examination of their origin and history.
by Sean Wilentz
A Reply to Akhil Reed Amar.
SOURCE: The Guardian
Lawmakers push for ‘constitutional convention’ to restrict federal government – and it’s not as far fetched as it sounds.
by Michael Nelson
The founding document was never perfect, and flaws remain. Do Americans still have the fortitude to fix it?
SOURCE: USA Today
Former Sen. Jim DeMint joining group pushing for a constitutional convention that could rewrite the Constitution
Twelve states already have adopted the group’s call, and its leaders hope to add 10 to 15 next year. A separate effort demanding a convention to consider a balanced budget amendment already has the support of 27 states.
by Leslie Kitchen
Either we change or we let the death rattle begin.
by Timothy Garton
"We have been waiting a long time for this constitutional moment."
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