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About that “Symbolic” Reading of the Constitution…

Remember all the complaining from Democrats about how reading the Constitution on the House floor was largely symbolic?

I humbly submit exhibits 1 and 2 as to why these readings need to happen more often-not just in government, but in our day-to-day lives.

Exhibit #1: also asked Lewis what part of the Constitution gives Congress the authority to require individuals to buy health insurance.

“Well, when you start off with the Preamble of the Constitution, you talk about the pursuit of happiness,” said Lewis. 

As Rev. Motown would say, stop right there.

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Written by Coby Dillard

January 21, 2011 at 9:04 am