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  •  Hey everyone! SpamNunn is smarter than Stevens! (1+ / 0-)
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    And/or he knows his history better, especially on the 2nd Amendment. He says so, right up here.

    •  What 200 years is Stevens talking about? (0+ / 0-)

      The period between Cruikshank and Heller is about 130 years, not 200.

      Politics means controlling the balance of economic and institutional power. Everything else is naming post offices.

      by happymisanthropy on Sun Feb 23, 2014 at 03:39:29 PM PST

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      •  See Barron v. Baltimore. (1+ / 0-)
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        And Stevens doesn't limit himself to SCt opinions, and fed judges did uniformly hold that none of bill of rights applied to states until 1865.

        The dossier on my DKos activities during the Bush administration will be presented on February 3, 2014, with an appendix consisting an adjudication, dated "a long time ago", that I am Wrong.

        by Inland on Sun Feb 23, 2014 at 04:21:07 PM PST

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