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  •  That is not what the Supremacy clause means. (0+ / 0-)

    Try reading the 9th and 10th Amendments. Where Congress has legislated it can exert supremacy over state law. An example is ERISA preempts states' insurance law.

    However, until recently the Federal agencies could not initiate a recall on dangerous food or drugs whereas most of the states could. That's why you would hear about voluntary recalls on things like the infected eggs.

    I'm asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about real change in Washington ... I'm asking you to believe in yours. Barack Obama

    by samddobermann on Sun Jan 23, 2011 at 02:54:34 PM PST

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