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  •  On the other hand, (3+ / 0-)
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    DBunn, TX Unmuzzled, MrJersey

    the traditionalists are fixated on the power granted the states.  To empower rural people within the boundaries of a state doesn't have any literal basis.  On the other hand, they might argue original intent was to empower rural communities, and the states were a convenient proxy.

    •  You're assuming logic and consistency matter (4+ / 0-)
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      DCDemocrat, DBunn, TX Unmuzzled, MrJersey

      to them.  Maybe it does for Roberts, but Scalia, Thomas, and Alito will vote straight party-line for anything that benefits their partisan allies.

      Bush v. Gore as a case in point.

      When the union's inspiration /Through the workers' blood shall run /There can be no power greater /Anywhere beneath the sun /Solidarity Forever!

      by litho on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 07:33:21 AM PST

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