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Question of the Week: “Have Your Views Changed on Anything?”

Jeff2422 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 10:51 AM
Well, all he is saying about the death penalty is that prosecutors are human beings, too. If you take that approach, then just say the system is fallible and therefore just give up. As to DC, it is corrupt because power corrupts, and the more power that is centralized the more it corrupts. This is why the founders created separation of poweres. But, the legislature has punted to the so-called experts in the Executive branch that there is really not much left for it to do except the debt ceiling and tax law. The Supremes have punted, too, on so-called economic laws and regs. So the Exec has the power, the rest is just a corrupt game to fool the public. Fiscal policy is it. If you go bankrupt, then nothing else matters.
David4 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 12:58 PM
And federalism isn't what it used to be either. The states got back the power to set highway speed limits, but what else do they do?

I’m almost too depressed to write anything today. The Georgia Bulldogs came within five yards on the final play of the game of winning college football’s national championship (the game against Notre Dame being a mere formality for the winner of the Southeastern Conference), but fell 32-28 to the Alabama Crimson Tide.

But if the Continental Army could survive a bitter winter at Valley Forge, then surely I can summon the intestinal fortitude to write a blog post while sitting in a warm hotel room (yes, perhaps I’m being a tad bit melodramatic).

So here comes the...