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  •  All laws should expire in 10 years... (4+ / 0-)
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    Orinoco, LI Mike, NCrissieB, FarWestGirl

    even the good ones, so that their wisdom may be reviewed from time to time, and the whimsical ones can be eliminated without a deliberate act of Congress.

    For example, the laws regarding the "War on Drugs" have often been taken to excess due to political expedience. Repealing the excessive ones has proven impossible to date because any politician who advocates their relaxation is branded weak on the war on drugs.

    I know the special interests and lobbyists are gearing up for a fight as we speak.
    My message to them is this: So am I -- President Barack Obama

    by Jimdotz on Sat Apr 25, 2009 at 04:57:45 AM PDT

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