Monday, September 25, 2006

constitution monday

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.

the declaration of independence

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

the constitution of the united states of america

Amendment IV

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

the bill of rights


carbunclefrank said...

Amendment 1V is in danger of being hijacked by King George and his cronies. Maybe in November we can change that. I think I made a picture. Now I have to figure out where the words went.

Glenda said...

Hey, betmo! The bill of rights is getting wronged...we all know it!

spadoman said...

Have you seen this one before Batmo?

I Pledge Alligence to the Constitution of the United States of America. And to the Republic for which it guarantees, One Nation, Undeniable, with Liberty, Truth, and Justice for All.

This came from the blog of:

She blogs under the name of Meldonna.

Your Monday reminder reminded me of this great take on the Pledge. I also believe we are all free to add the words "Under God" of you want to, or not.

My daughter Maggie, the one who left us years ago, said to me one time that:
"The reason I won't burn the flag is because we can"

Peace to All.

Frederick said...

"All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." - George Orwell

shawn (aka blogstud) said...

I keep re-reading it. Where is the part where it says those documents only apply to religious conservatives, republicans, and straight people?

Surely it must be in there because they are the ones who seem to be making all the rules lately.

Thanks for reminding us all betmo