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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Making the case for a full rewrite of the U.S. Constitution
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is ...
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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In a blog post HERE last week, I asked for a shows of hands of readers who think it’s time for a new Constitutional Convention to rewrite our national charter.

Personally, I’m not one of those who sees every constitutional controversy as good cause to rethink the whole document.

But, in the interest of fairness and balance, I offer you THIS ARGUMENT on the matter from Alex Seitz-Wald:

America, we’ve got some bad news: Our Constitution isn’t going to make it. It’s had 224 years of commendable, often glorious service, but there’s a time for everything, and the government shutdown ...

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