Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Editorial: The Preamble tells our constitutional creation story

The Preamble to the U.S. Constitution, regrettably often overlooked by the citizenry, provides an elegant summation of our nation’s constitutional creation story. It speaks of the work of the sovereign people. It represents a direct act of legislation, and introduces and forms part of the supreme law of the land, distinct from any and all future laws that will be passed under its authority.

The Pr...