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  •  There is a Diary, immediately (0+ / 0-)

    below Top Comments on the Diary List.

    It has some interesting points about changing the Constitution.

    I didn't really brag about the Parliamentary system, I simply described it to demonstrate why looking at British solutions to gun control is fraught with difficulty.

    I hope that the quality of debate will improve,
    but I fear we will remain Democrats.

    Who is twigg?

    by twigg on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 08:17:48 PM PST

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    •  No it doesn't. That's pablum (I mean, CSPAN in an (1+ / 0-)
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      Kevskos

      empty chamber, come on.)

      Dude, I put shit squarely on the table, and you want to dance. What the fuck is that?

      If you have reservations about the mechanics of The Second American Constitutional Convention, ask, or tell, but at least engage. Unless, of course, you can't.

      There can be no protection locally if we're content to ignore the fact that there are no controls globally.

      by oldpotsmuggler on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 08:54:19 PM PST

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      •  I did that in my first comment (0+ / 0-)

        In theory, the idea is sound.

        In practise, no one knows how it might work, if it might work, and the dangers inherent are legion.

        That is why no one is proposing such an approach.

        I hope that the quality of debate will improve,
        but I fear we will remain Democrats.

        Who is twigg?

        by twigg on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 09:14:13 PM PST

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        •  "No one" was a couple of years ago. Me, on the (1+ / 0-)
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          other hand, I go back more than thirty years on this.

          Anyway, Google Con-Con. It had a session at Harvard recently. And I wish that I could have said THAT 30 years ago.

          There can be no protection locally if we're content to ignore the fact that there are no controls globally.

          by oldpotsmuggler on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 09:36:34 PM PST

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