INDIANAPOLIS | If some day the parchment of the U.S. Constitution is added to the ash heap of history, an action taken by the Indiana Senate this week may prove to be the spark that eventually set flame to the document that's governed the nation since 1789.
HAMMOND | Robert Brunner speaks as George Washington at the Hammond Rotary luncheon on February 21 in commemoration of President's Day and Washington's 280th birthday.
Regardless of the kind of grim way they look on our currency, our presidential forefathers and their posses liked to party.
It's tough to figure out if Ogden Dunes residents are in greater danger from Lyme disease or high-velocity lead poisoning.
Bring back the smoke-filled rooms, please. Without the smoke. Thoughtful deliberation by political insiders intent on winning the general election would produce far better candidates for president than the mass-media vetting process we use now.
As a teacher of U.S. history, I'd like to see both of these Tea Party-inspired ideas become an automatic part of the lawmaking process. If only the U.S. Senate would join the House of Representatives in a bipartisan statement that, yes, the Constitution not only matters but is the lens throu…
Michael Campos, a Hammond Eggers Elementary School eighth-grader, reads Article Four of the Constitution.
Donell Wince, an Eggers Elementary seventh-grader, reads Article Three of the Constitution.
Hammond High School juniors Kenniss Dillon and Megan Powers don red clown noses as they listen to the preamble to the U.S. Constitution being read in a federal courthouse courtroom gallery in Hammond. They, and other students, were participating in the Time Out For Reading event there.
Kristen Mabry, a Hammond High junior, reads Article One of the U.S. Constitution.
Rodrico Yepez, a Hammond High junior, explains Article Two of the Constitution.
George Washington, also known as Bob Brunner, wears a red clown nose Friday as he reads the preamble to the U.S. Constitution during a Time Out For Reading event sponsored by Hammond Reads, Inc. in partnership with the Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition.
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