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    is that the Constitution provides means for its own amendment -- up to and including its complete replacement. How, then, can the shortcomings of the Constitution legitimately justify subverting it?

    Unless, of course, one doesn't agree that changing the framework of all law should require a strong consensus -- but with the filibuster issue we've recently had our noses rubbed in the value of requirements for supermajorities.

    Slippery-slope arguments are often taken too far. Yes, using them is a slippery slope...

    by technopolitical on Sun Jul 17, 2005 at 03:11:06 PM PDT

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