We the People

I have nothing to add at this time. His words are always wise.


We the people.

When did we forget this?  This was first, this was the central truth of our foundation, of our society since first we cleaved together as families, as clans, as tribes and villages, and then cities and nations.  This was first, and from this flowed all else.  We the people.

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”

That was how the American founding fathers expressed it.  In ancient times the free citizens understood and accepted the basic truth that they collectively formed the Polis, the People.  All free citizens understood and accepted that as members of the Polis, of the People, they had…

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