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  •  Ask a wingnut to define commerce as in the (2+ / 0-)
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    happymisanthropy, ozsea1

    Constitution and they'll say "the commerce that they had when the Constitution was written".

    "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." --M. L. King "You can't fix stupid" --Ron White -6.00, -5.18

    by zenbassoon on Sun Nov 20, 2011 at 11:16:11 AM PST

    •  Yup, except for the second amendment! (5+ / 0-)

      The right-wing-nut brain is an amazing thing. In the same breadth that says, "oh, yeah, yeah, but it applies only to the commerce as it existed back then", they will continue, when it comes to the second amendment, the "arms" there does not mean flint locks and muzzle loaders but the latest and greatest bazooka and bushmasters and automatic rifles firing Black Talon cop killer bullets.

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