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Happy Birthday, Constitution! We miss you...

It's been a rough week here at POLJUNK. We had some technical difficulties that blocked access to the site, and stopped us from posting new stuff until yesterday.

But it's been an even rougher 6 1/2 years for the Constitution. The poor guy turned 220 this past Monday (Sept 17), and has been taking one beating after another from Bush, Cheney, and their minions since the Supreme Court appointed Bush as President back in late 2000. Despite being the first written constitution ever, and to date the longest lasting constitution ever written, Dick and George have had ours holed up in a cell at Guantanamo, where they take turns burning cigarette holes into its flesh, waterboarding the poor guy, and playing Ted Nugent records really loud so he can't think straight or sleep.

But here's to hope. Our constitution is a rugged, wily little bastard, and not even the Dark Lord himself can break him. Sure, the constitution has taken some pretty good licks, but it will bounce back. I hope...

So here's your Friday video fun (found at The Liberal War Blogger). It's a School House Rock bit that puts the Preamble to song. In case you don't have it memorized, and want to sing along, here are the words:

We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, 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.

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