Perhaps but one reason why we again have record consumer debt levels. Today, for a little over $50k USD per year, you can send your children to famed Colombia University in New York City.
Maybe while studying there, your kid(s) might be randomly quizzed about their knowledge of the 1st Amendment.
Wait a minute, some already have. Let’s see how it goes.
Sadly, the title of this video falls into the BS generation vs generation trap.
This is not a millennials are dub thing. Misguided, certainly in many cases, yes. Dumb? No.
The vast majority of any US citizens, regardless of age, cannot rattle of the 5 critical rights provided by the US Constitution’s First Amendment.
Even short sighted Russian hating dumb dumbs at PropOrNot would like fail this test too.
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
Apparently we either learn from history, or we are forced to rhyme and repeat it.
Good news is, many parents are taking direct action to avert idiocy and ignorance at the roots.
Today, you can also pick up a free US Constitution with a few clicks of a mouse.
Sloth aside, there’s no legit excuse not to know, nor peacefully defend your inherent human rights.
You certainly don’t have to go into debt doing so either.
About the Author
James Anderson has a BA in finance from Loyola University New Orleans. He has both worked and invested in the physical investment grade bullion markets prior to the 2008 global financial crisis.