According to Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, the Constitution is 400 Years Old


“Maybe I should offer a good thanks to the distinguished members of the majority, the Republicans, my chairman and others, for giving us an opportunity to have a deliberative constitutional discussion that reinforces the sanctity of this nation and how well it is that we have lasted some 400 years, operating under a constitution that clearly defines what is constitutional and what is not.”

That’s what Texas Democratic Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee actually said during a floor speech Wednesday.

The US Constitution was adopted on Sep. 17, 1787. So Congresswoman Lee’s math is off by about 173 years.

This isn’t Lee’s first Constitution gaffe. A few years ago, Congresswoman Lee suggested that repealing Obamacare would “violate the Constitution.”

I guess the silver lining in all of this is that if this woman can be elected to the US Congress, anything is possible. God Bless America.

Jerome Hudson

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Jerome Hudson has written for numerous national outlets, including The Hill, National Review, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was recognized as one of Florida’s emerging stars, having been included in the list “25 Under 30: Florida’s Rising Young Political Class.” Hudson is a Savannah, Ga. native who currently resides in Florida.

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  1. aquaroyale

    March 13, 2014 at 10:19 am

    The guy sitting next to her did not flinch or look up. This is the same Representative I believe that asked someone at NASA when they were looking at a picture of one of the Mars Rovers if they were at the same spot where our astronauts landed. Do I recall that correctly? Please correct me if I am wrong.

  2. surfcat50

    March 13, 2014 at 4:03 pm

    In the spirit of our Governors’ Texas-Florida rivalry/friendship, I would like to make fun but, then, there is . . . Rep. Corrine Brown, so I’ll just quietly sympathize with Texans.

    • Lee Allen

      March 13, 2014 at 8:16 pm

      yea no sh-t huh
      and she’s in direct contest with ugly critters like pelosi, feinstein, michelle obama

  3. Gman

    March 13, 2014 at 6:18 pm

    It’s has to be a miracle that the brain dead people that vote this so called woman can even operate a Texas voting machine.

  4. Mac Boy

    March 13, 2014 at 6:46 pm

    … She meant to say “”Harry Reid is 400 years old””

  5. Lee Allen

    March 13, 2014 at 8:15 pm

    I really like Hudson he’s one of the best yet!

  6. Scott

    March 14, 2014 at 5:16 pm

    Almost as good as when Obama said he had traveled to all 57 states.

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