Glenn broke in his new bigger and better chalkboard today to take an in-depth look at the Declaration of Independence, its relationship with the Constitution, and its relevance in modern-day America.

“The reason why we are having so many problems in our country is because we are trying to cut the Declaration of Independence away from the Constitution,” said Glenn. “You can’t. They need each other.”

In this video clip from today’s show, Glenn takes a line-by-line look at the opening statement of the founding document and shares his take on the principles and plans behind these words:

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men….

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