Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Constitution Day, Tuesday, September 17

Constitution Day (or Citizenship Day) is an American federal observance that recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. It is observed on September 17, the day the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution in 1787 - Wikipedia

Tom McClintock: James Madison, the father of the American Constitution, said "In no part of the Constitution is more wisdom to be found, than in the clause which confides the question of war or peace to the legislature, and not to the executive department...the trust and the temptation would be too great for any one man."