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    abolish the court and install a computer?  It's not just a particular justice's history and understanding, it's also the time in which they live.  Republicans love to talk about the intent of the framers, but the framers viewed their world and country through one contextual lens, while we view the world and country through quite a different contextual lens.  The constitution lives on not only because it's amendable, but because it's broad enough to allow each generation to view it in their own light.

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