Letter to the Editor
President’s response caused crisis
Last updated 4/30/2020 at 8:08am
I was amazed and quite shocked when I read the opinion piece Constitutional republic or technocracy by Publisher Roger Harnack in the April 9 issue of The Davenport Times.
He bases his argument on the First and Second Amendments, but ignores the Preamble to the Constitution, which creates the philosophy for the document. The Preamble states the document must provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare and several other blessing for our nation.
The body of the Constitution creates the way this is to be done.
In early January, Congress and the president were informed of the...