LTC West: Protecting The Republic On Constitution Day

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Today is a special day, but I almost bet 60 percent, maybe more, of America does not have any idea what this day means for our nation. The title of this missive responds to a quote attributed to Benjamin Franklin, one of our Founding Fathers. It was some 231 years ago, near where I was standing last Friday, that a woman, a Philadelphia socialite named Mrs. Powell, asked Benjamin Franklin a very important question, “Well, Doctor, what have we got – a republic or a monarchy?” Franklin famously replied, “A republic, if you can keep it.”

It was today, September 17, 1787 that the final deliberations on the U.S. Constitution ended at our Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia that had begun in May of that year. Of course, it would take another two years, 1789, before that which stands to this day as our rule of law was ratified. The sad reality is that most of America has no idea that today is Constitution Day. The utterly depressing reality is that there are those who could care less. After all, their desire is to fundamentally transform these United States of America.

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