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One cannot practice law, medicine or dentistry without passing a written test. One cannot procure a driver’s license without passing a written test. Unfortunately, our founding fathers failed to require one seeking the office of President of the United States to pass a written test that confirms knowledge of our Constitution.

The First Amendment prohibits Congress from making any law “abridging freedom of speech.” In urging NFL owners to fire players who do not stand for the national anthem, a right they possess under Amendment 1, President Donald Trump suggests he may well have never read the Constitution, or fails to understand it. Passing a required Constitutional test would have spared us this debacle of a presidency.

Benjamin M. Haber

Flushing

Posted 12:00 am, October 1, 2017
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Warren from Queens says:
um...it appears that the ignoramus Haber character knows zero about the US Constitution and hasn't read a single line of it. Where were you when the obama squatter was infringing on the rights of the citizenry, Haber? Put your dunce cap back on and go sit in the corner where you belong.
Oct. 1, 2017, 3:04 am
greg from bayside says:
What Mr. Haber is stating are bold-faced lies. Watch him delete this post. No matter, I'll simply copy and paste on social media.
Oct. 1, 2017, Noon
free speech does not apply here from queens says:
When in the workplace, your employer dictate what as an employee you can say and do. This applies to pro sports as it does to office workers. In addition, by acting like children, the players are in violation of their CBA contract which states they need to stand for the flag. But hey liberal keep trying to find fault with our educated President.
Oct. 1, 2017, 1:59 pm
missed the point from Queens says:
The writer misses the point. Nobody has the right to be rude in the work place and everyone has to follow his employer's rules. One cannot campaign for a candidate in the work place. One cannot berate a coworker in the work place. This is the point.
Oct. 3, 2017, 2:22 pm

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