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'Cooling Out' the Voters

SentinelForLiberty Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 11:06 PM
do'brien911: The part of the Constitution you quoted does not address the BP oil spill situation. It lists actions states cannot take, and I see nothing that directly prohibits states acting in such a disaster. By the way, the president's moratorium was deemed unconstitutional, and the Executive Branch under his thumb, ignored court orders to lift it. This is not supposed to be a monarchy run by a tyrant and his minions.
Confidence men know that their victim -- "the mark" as he has been called -- is eventually going to realize that he has been cheated. But it makes a big difference whether he realizes it immediately, and goes to the police, or realizes it after the confidence man is long gone.

So part of the confidence racket is creating a period of uncertainty, during which the victim is not yet sure of what is happening. This delaying process has been called "cooling out the mark."

The same principle applies in politics. When the accusations that led to the impeachment...