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  •  WHAT do these words mean? (3+ / 0-)

        "Representation and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers ... . The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after the first Meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent Term of ten Years, in such Manner as they shall by Law direct."
       -- Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution of the United States

    We should ask Gerry, I guess ...

    Isn't it time to fix the Filibuster?
    -- Here's how.

    by jamess on Sun Dec 30, 2012 at 12:14:12 PM PST

    •  theoretically it could include (2+ / 0-)
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      jamess, FloridaSNMOM

      electing members of congress by statewide proportional representation.

      ...better the occasional faults of a government that lives in a spirit of charity, than the consistent omissions of a government frozen in the ice of its own indifference. -FDR, 1936

      by James Allen on Sun Dec 30, 2012 at 12:34:20 PM PST

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