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Duck Soup

Anonymous11565 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 6:24 PM
Amend the U S Constitution: A state may withdraw from the United States of America by election of its' citizens of 50% vote or greater. A state can be expelled from the United States of America by a vote in the House then Senate of 60% or greater of the other states. A majority of the delegates of each state must reach a consensus and that is the vote cast. A delegate tie is to be decided by the Governor of the state.

One of the great character-study movies of all time is the 1933 film Duck Soup starring the Marx Brothers.

As President Rufus T. Firefly (played by Groucho) is interrogating a man named Chiolini (played by Chico) who is on trial for spying. There is this brief exchange as a General rushes in to announce that Sylvania, the country bordering Freedonia, is threatening to attack:

General: This means war!

Civilian Official: Something must be done. War would mean a prohibitive increase in taxes.

Chicolini: I got an uncle lives in Taxes.

Official: Nooo. I'm talking about taxes,...