Happy Constitution Day.
Apple has all sorts of obscure things added to their iOS calendars but apparently not Constitution Day. They are tough folks to impress. The creation of the Constitution of the United States of America is surely the greatest political achievement in the history of the world, and it is by far the longest operating written constitution, though thoroughly degraded in practice.
A short, illuminating column on the issue of slavery and the creation of the constitution: The Anti-Slavery Heritage of the Constitution
It’s never too late to read The Federalist Papers. Every American should.