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Week 2: Federal Shutdown Playbook Updated

- Members of Congress take an oath to uphold the Constitution, which starts with "We, the People" --- serving ALL the people, not small factions, is the real work of a functional legislature.
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The Second Inauguration

- As President Obama prepares for his second inauguration, citizens would do well to read President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address and reflect on the moral values of unity and peace for the nation.
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Voices of Trinity: Stefani Merki on Constitution Day

- Don't take our Constitutional system of checks and balances for granted --- that's the warning Trinity student Stefani Merki takes from a comparative look at another nation's government. This week my blog will feature student essays from Dr. Stocker's class on Democratization.
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Don’t Know Much ’bout History

- If we expect school children to learn more about history, our leaders must be better role models for getting history right.
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Voices of Trinity: Constitution Day I

- image_preview Every year on September 17, we observe Constitution Day, a moment to reflect on the great foundation of our democracy.  Colleges and universities are required by law to observe this day in some manner.  This year at Trinity, one of…
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Madness in the Funhouse

- Goodbye to August, the maddest month of the year.  Long days with hot air breezes.  Takes me back to the times when we kids would clamor to go to the amusement park, maybe the cheezy big one on the Wildwood…
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Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
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