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Updating the Constitution: Applying 250 Years of Experience with One of the World’s Most Important Documents, a new book by Carl D. Veley, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

The Constitution, written in 1787, was brilliant and a major step toward The Rule of Law, and Government by ordinary people, but technical and social developments have caused the USA Government to evolve into a system the Constitution was intended to prevent. This book reviews objectives of The Founding Fathers, explains what went wrong, discusses inevitable consequences of ignoring needed changes, and outlines how 21st century technology can correct problems that obstruct the Constitution’s function.

About the Author


Carl D. Veley had a 30+ year technical career, including 14 years of chemical research producing several patents, and 16+ years of oilfield technical management. He is driven by curiosity about how things work, and has studied a spectrum of cultures and governments in his travels in over 85 countries, with extended residence in several and personal observations of revolutions in Lebanon, Iran, Iraq, Angola, and Libya.

Updating the Constitution: Applying 250 Years of Experience with One of the World’s Most Important Documents is a 78-page paperback with a retail price of $21.00. The ISBN is 978-1-6495-7126-7. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at www.dorrancepressroom.com or our online bookstore http://bookstore.dorrancepublishing.com.