Ben Franklin Who?
During the Vietnam War, patriotic Americans, opposed to what the governent was then doing, participated in "teach ins" all around the country, which made clear to all those who participated what the involvement of the United States in that conflict was really all about. Between now and 2020, when voters in the United States are either going to ratify or reject the kind of government now prevailing under the Trump Administration, it might be well to reinaugurate a movement of nationwide "teach ins," to make us realize how just how wonderfully precious our political legacy really is.
If "immigrants" get it, and "natives" don't, it's time for all of us to reacquint ourselves with the three fundamental documents listed below. In them, I contend, is the entirety of what our system of democratic self-government is all about:
Everything we need to know about democratic self-government is found right there. It's time for us to refresh our recollection!