Category Archives: Politics

What is happening in Washington and/or what politicians and parties are up to.

Why The Nineteenth Amendment?


The Nineteenth Amendment The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by … Continue reading

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Why the Seventeenth Amendment?


The Seventeenth Amendment The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each state, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote. The electors in each state shall have … Continue reading

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Why the Sixteenth Amendment?


The Sixteenth Amendment The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several states, and without regard to any census or enumeration. An Amendment That Took Rights Rather Than … Continue reading

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Why the Fifteenth Amendment?


The Fifteenth Amendment  Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. Section … Continue reading

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Why the Fourteenth Amendment?


I am of the opinion that Legislators, Educators, Congressmen all politicians and every high school graduate should be required to read the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, which is an addendum, and the become acquainted with the history of why each article or amendment was included. Continue reading

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Why the Thirteenth Amendment?


The Thirteenth Amendment Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Section 2. Congress … Continue reading

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Why the Twelfth Amendment?


The Twelfth Amendment  The electors shall meet in their respective states and vote by ballot for President and Vice-President, one of whom, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with themselves; they shall name in their … Continue reading

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Why the Eleventh Amendment?


AFTER THE BILL OF RIGHTS THE ELEVENTH AMENDMENT The judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by citizens of … Continue reading

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Why the Tenth Amendment?


The Tenth Amendment  The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people. WHAT RIGHTS ARE RESERVED TO THE STATES? Such important … Continue reading

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Why the Ninth Amendment?


The Ninth Amendment  The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. Exceptional Forethought  The Ninth Amendment is an excellent example of just how thoughtful and passionate our … Continue reading

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