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  •  Sailing ships aren't cruise missles. (0+ / 0-)

    Mayan culture was strong enough to save the Mayan people from Mayan civilization.

    by JesseCW on Sun Jun 26, 2011 at 05:28:15 PM PDT

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    •  No they are not, but you are talking. . . (0+ / 0-)

      about a change in circumstances due to an improvement in technology.  And yet our constitution is set in back in 200 years before cruise missles were a reallity.

      We have thus had a different precedent for the past 60 years than what was designed by the Consitution.  Is that a reaction to the changing circumstance of a modern world as much the creation of the modern regulatory state?

      Yeah.

      Is it a good thing?

      No.

      Is it a reality?

      Yes.

      Should we change it?

      Yes.  NOW?  No.  Let's not harm what we all acknowledge at least began as a humanitarian intervention (I still believe it is a humanitarian intervention.)

      "Now we are engaged in a great civil war testing whether that nation or any nation so conceived and so dedicated can long endure."

      by nklein on Sun Jun 26, 2011 at 05:54:01 PM PDT

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