Constitution Daily

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The Constitution’s 225th Anniversary is a call to action

January 19, 2012 By David Eisner

As the power and status of the United States has increased in the 225 years since the Constitution was signed, what’s at stake every four years has only risen.

The civility crisis is real, not imagined

April 14, 2011 By David Eisner

There is a broad consensus on the impact of today's brand of incivility: When people can't talk to each other, they can't solve important problems. But there are many competing views on the cause and the solution.

3 reasons why you should observe Constitution Day today

September 17, 2010 By David Eisner

Today is Constitution Day, a young holiday. You will be excused if you were not prepared to observe it. But you should. Here’s why.

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