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  •  Isn't it a canon of interpretation that a (3+ / 0-)
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    provision must always be interpreted to have some effective meaning?  Doesn't treating any provision -- whether of a statute or of a constitution -- as a mere truism violate this canon?

    The influence of the [executive] has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished.

    by lysias on Thu Oct 07, 2010 at 01:21:32 PM PDT

    •  Explain that please (0+ / 0-)


      "Those who stand for nothing fall for anything...Mankind are forever destined to be the dupes of bold & cunning imposture" --Alexander Hamilton

      by kovie on Thu Oct 07, 2010 at 08:27:54 PM PDT

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