Today, millions of Americans will commemorate the adoption of the foundational legal document of our nation, the U.S. Constitution.
For millions more, perhaps even most Americans, Constitution Day will pass relatively unnoticed. That is a lamentable but inevitable byproduct of living in a free society.
The founders would have understood.
Trail of the Month: July 2014
Michigan's Macomb Orchard Trail
By Laura Stark
"It's been one of the most positive things to happen for the community. We get so many users on it, and people see the positive impact it has. Everything we hear about the expansion of the trail system has been positive."
A key figure in the congressional debate over refugee children crossing the nation’s Southern border, U.S. Rep. Candice Miller, on Monday blasted the Obama administration for plans to send the arriving Central American kids to detention centers across the country, including a Michigan facility near Frankenmuth.
This year on Memorial Day we once again gave thanks to those who, since the earliest days of our republic, sacrificed their lives to preserve the freedom of a nation.
As we should. They deserve our gratitude, and much more.
When it comes to major spans from Michigan to Canada, Detroit’s Ambassador Bridge and the anticipated New International Trade Crossing get most of the attention. But the state’s other main gateway in Port Huron has waited for more than a decade for funding to complete a customs and border plaza.