Letter: Learn more about the U.S. Constitution

To the editor:

Here is what President Abraham Lincoln said about President Barack Obama:

"The people are the master of both Congress and courts, not to overthrow

the Constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert it.”

Do you know what the Constitution says, and are you able to detect when our elected officials ignore it, and force upon you their own laws?

You have a great opportunity to learn what our Constitution says and then to

defend it, by taking a free course offered by Hillsdale College.

Hillsdale is currently offering a 10-week course titled "Constitutiion 101: The Meaning and History of the Constitution" for free. The weekly course starts Monday, and is accessible on the Internet.

Each lecture is released about noon on successive Mondays, lasts approximately 40 minutes, and is pre-recorded and available to view at your convenience. Visit www.hillsdaleoffer.com/constitution to register.

We cannot be apathetic.

Too many people, perhaps including a loved one of yours, have died to defend our way of life, guaranteed by our Constitution. Too many of our freedoms as American citizens have been trampled under the feet of the dangerous people in Washington, D.C.

We must hold them accountable to obey the laws of the Constitution, which they swore to uphold.

Learn about those laws, and hold them accountable. Remember, "Evil triumphs when good men do nothing."

Rosemary Potter

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