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  •  Yes. Republican Constitution Says: (2+ / 0-)
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    ShawnGBR, satanicpanic

    We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence against enemies foreign and domestic, and against the general Welfare, and to secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Property, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

    Article. I.
    Section. 8.
    Clause 1: The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence of the United States; but shall not intervene in Matters of the general Welfare; ....

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Thu Jan 28, 2010 at 06:43:02 AM PST

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    •  Oooh, clever. I had to look twice. n/t (0+ / 0-)

      The nation can be made to produce a far higher standard of living for the masses of the people if only government is intelligent and energetic... (FDR, '37)

      by ShawnGBR on Thu Jan 28, 2010 at 06:50:17 AM PST

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