Tag Archives: US Constitution

With Liberty And Justice For All

Near the end of one of my trips back to San Francisco, I purchased a small campaign-style pin at a book store on Castro Street. The simple, inexpensive souvenir became a precious, almost holy artifact from the time I bought … Continue reading

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To Protect The Social Contract

Today is arguably the most important Federal Holiday of the United States. The commemoration is usually overshadowed by the celebratory elements like parades, speechifying, and fireworks. In fact, many of us just think of today as the Fourth of July. … Continue reading

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Happy Constitution Day And Citizenship Day

I came across a quote by former Supreme Court Associate Justice, Oliver Wendall Holmes, Junior that sums up much of what is going on politically in the United States these days.  “If there is any principle of the Constitution that … Continue reading

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U.S. Citizenship Day

My late step-mother, Tippy, was born and raised in Thailand.  She had her “green card” for several years before she met dad.  In her heart, she wanted to become a naturalized citizen.   Even though Tippy had a working knowledge of … Continue reading

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