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Constitution Day

According to Presidential Proclamation and in accordance with the law, today is Constitution Day and Citizenship Day and the start of Constitution Week, the one week out of fifty-two where our government abides by the restrictions of the Constitution.

No, that’s not right.

What should YHB and y’all do to celebrate the Constitution today? This Tohu Bohu is not legally obligated to hold an educational program, since we aren’t currently receiving federal funds. And once again, Sen. Byrd, making Constitution Day mandatory is missing the point badly, badly.

We could sing the Preamble. That’s always nice. I did my Top Five provisions a few years ago, and I don’t know that they’ve changed in the interim. Gentle Readers in the Bay State can enjoy the results of yesterday’s primary elections; there was a lovely sticker-shock victory for Carl Sciortino and Dianne Wilkerson appears to have lost her primary, which I find shocking. Elections have consequences, which is good to keep in mind, right?

Or we could promote the general welfare. The thing is, without a formal declaration of war, there’s no rank higher than general available, and even in wartime, a general can only be promoted to a different kind of general.

Maybe I’ll just go find a busker and give him my James Madison dollar.

Tolerabimus quod tolerare debemus,

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