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  •  Betty - I know and understand that it was a (0+ / 0-)

    note and not part of the decision. And it was stating the obvious, even in 1886. Nevertheless, those are the first legal roots of this concept, upon which we now have a very robust body of law.

    "let's talk about that"

    by VClib on Wed Nov 27, 2013 at 12:39:20 PM PST

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    •  So let's throw up our hands in defeat (0+ / 0-)

      Far better to trick the plebes into fighting some ridiculous, quixotic, decades long battle to amend the Constitution.  Suckers!  haha, right?

      Third Way corporate whores suck.

      If cutting Social Security & Medicare benefits for low income seniors is what Democrats do after they win a budget standoff, I'd hate to see what they do after they lose one.

      by Betty Pinson on Wed Nov 27, 2013 at 03:50:44 PM PST

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      •  I do think it would require a Constititional (0+ / 0-)

        Amendment, changing the First Amendment, to make a material change in this concept.

        "let's talk about that"

        by VClib on Wed Nov 27, 2013 at 04:45:01 PM PST

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