Then, outstanding constitutional scholars warned how and by what means the Left had been undermining and changing America in violation of the principles of liberty.
In 1987, few people were concerned about what was clearly a path away from liberty.
Now, 23 years later, the enemies of liberty have become so bold that they do not try to hide their intent to change America from a land of liberty for individuals, and a place of refuge for the oppressed, to a nation which resembles the Old World of 1776 more than the wonderful place of liberty, opportunity and plenty which was to be protected by a "People's" Constitution.
We must rediscover the ideas of liberty encapsulated in the Declaration of Independence and enshrined in the Constitution if future generations are to enjoy "the Blessings of Liberty" promised by the Preamble to that Constitution.
The book mentioned above has been reprinted and is, once again, available. Sadly, its message was ignored by most citizens in 1987. Perhaps that message will find a new host of readers in 2010.
We were driving around today and saw a small sign that said the 4th of July parade is cancelled this year, due to road work. The BIG road work sign on the other corner covered road that is perfectly normal.