We have scheduled two Constitution Refresher sessions in West Tennessee in the next month.
The first will be on Saturday, June 22 in the Cordova Center, 1017 Sanga Road. We will start at 0900 and go to 4 PM.
The second will be in Somerville, at the Republican Headquarters on Highway 64, toward the west end of town. This is an evening session, over two nights, for folks who can't dedicate a whole Saturday. We will start at 6 PM and end at 9 PM each night, July 10 and 11.
Just for fun, here are a few questions you'll be able to answer after this fun portrayal of our Constitution:
1: Our own Government - we were British, remember - committed an act that sparked off the American Revolution. What was it?
A. The Boston Massacre?
C: Gun control?
D: Replacing colonial elected officials with ones appointed by the King?
2: What was the dispute that delayed ratification of the Constitution?
A: Whether to represent each State by population or have the same votes for each regardless of size?
B: Whether we needed to add a Bill of Rights?
C: Whether to abolish Slavery?
D: Whether it gave the Federal Government too much power?
3: What is the relevance of "enumerated powers" and the legal principle of "expressio unius est exclusio alterius," and how does this relate to the 10th Amendment?
4: Which of the following powers do not exist in the Constitution?
A: Disaster Relief (Like for Katrina, and Sandy)?
B: Set up and manage corporate "bailouts?"
C: “Airport Security?”
D: National Health Care?
5: Which of the following powers are delegated to the Federal Government in the Constitution?:
A: Set the procedure for local Speed Limits?
B: Regulate Immigration?
C: To make laws against crime on the oceans?
D: Purchase from the States land needed to house Federal installations?
Invite a friend, too!
For more info: www.constitutionrefresher.com
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Common Core Meeting
IMPORTANT: An informational meeting on the Common Core
School Standards will be held on Monday May 20, 2013
at 7pm at the Bill Kelly Justice Complex in Somerville.
Maria Mitchell will share information that has come to
light on this move to mesh school standards on a national
level. The changes will not only effect public school
students but will eventually impact all students, home
schoolers and private schools too! Some states that have
signed on are now having second thoughts and are
pulling out or putting the move on hold. Come and hear
why Tennessee should consider pulling out also.
There are many questions that still have not been
answered by anyone in the state administration and a
major question for local government is who will pay
for this effort. I strongly encourage all elected
officials to attend this forum to hear Mrs. Mitchell
and evaluate the information you receive. You will
have opportunities to ask questions. For more
information contact 901-258-0628 or email@example.com. Thanks, Reggie Howard Fayette County Commissioner District 4 901-258-0628