April 11, 2009
“We the People”
Ladies and Gentlemen; we are here today in recognition of the profound upheaval that is taking place in our country. And from that perspective we gather here today, not just as Texans, not just as Democrats, not just as Republicans, or as any one party or political affiliation. We are gathering here today to accept and exercise our privilege, indeed our responsibility, as citizens of this great country, our great country, to faithfully execute the office of our citizenship, and to the best of our ability, to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States of America.
For years, our U.S. Constitution has come increasingly under the assault by those who seek to reduce its value, its purpose, and its protection. If we idly stand by and say nothing, how long will this great document constructed by our heroic founding fathers survive? How long will we continue to enjoy the freedom and liberty for which others have fought and died? read more »