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  •  Becasue we are a federation (3+ / 0-)
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    greatdarkspot, debedb, buddabelly

    the Federal Government exists becasue of states, not the other way around.

    State are completely capable of protecting their citizens.

    The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only legitimate object of good government. - Thomas Jefferson

    by ctexrep on Mon May 17, 2010 at 11:58:53 AM PDT

    •  Not from everything they're not (1+ / 0-)
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      trumpeter

      Furthermore, many conservative states would prefer not to protect their citizens from anything, such as unsafe mines, lead poisoning, acid rain, unsafe food, no healthcare, etc.  Just listen to Limbaugh.

      The only thing we have to fear is fear itself - FDR. Obama Nation. -6.13 -6.15

      by ecostar on Mon May 17, 2010 at 02:08:31 PM PDT

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