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  •  Yes. Let's be honest. (2+ / 0-)
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    hmi, orestes1963

    Justice Hughes did not say: "Although activities may be intrastate in character when separately considered, if they have such a close and substantial relation to interstate commerce that their control is essential or appropriate to protect that commerce from burdens and obstructions, Congress cannot be denied the power to exercise that control - by making us buy stuff."

    [T]here is no more dangerous experiment than that of undertaking to be one thing before a man's face and another behind his back. - Robert E. Lee

    by SpamNunn on Sun Apr 15, 2012 at 11:01:34 AM PDT

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