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Term Limits, Now More Than Ever

Thomas274 Wrote: May 04, 2014 11:17 AM
Term limits only limit the powers of the citizens. In California, term limits has created another revolving door, where one termed out of the assembly goes to the senate or another branch. Much easier to limit pay to $60K/year with NO BENEFITS and watch them term themselves out. Imagine having to beg someone to run for office, instead of having to weed through them.
A battle of wits between Joe Scarborough and Donny Deutsch. Talk about watching paint dry!
When they screw up the US they will go to Canada.
' "Holding Ms. Lerner in contempt would not only be unfair and, indeed, un-American, it would be flatly inconsistent with the Fifth Amendment as interpreted by the Supreme Court," Lerner's lawyer, William W. Taylor III, wrote in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio.' And wouldn't someone representing the IRS know all about "un-American" and "violations of the 5th amendment". Being legally required to file an income tax return, which can and is used against tax-payers in civil and criminal cases, is a violation of the self-incrimination clause. Lerner worked for the government. Because the government prosecutes crimes, the citizens need protection against government abusing its prosecution powers against political enemies. This is not at all the same thing as the public demanding explanations from public employees.
"...the Second Amendment, which was adopted to protect the states from federal interference with their power to ensure that their militias were "well regulated," Huh? The first clause of the amendment is an absolute, meaning that you can take it out without changing the meaning of the sentence. The command, Justice, is in the second clause. Since EVERY cell in the human body is geared towards keeping one alive, the founders rightly saw that the right to self-defense precedes ANY government, and that far from giving a right, the second amendment merely acknowledges a pre-existing right and promises not to infringe it. Written as it is in the passive voice, as opposed to the first amendment, it does not name the government entity which is prohibited, but says the right itself is inviolable (by anyone), meaning it also applies to the states. And for all that, it was one of the last of the bill of rights to be "incorporated". "Stevens' second proposal would change the Eighth Amendment's prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment to include the death penalty..." ...meaning it would also change the 5th amendment. I've often wondered how jurists can argue with a straight face that the death penalty is "unconstitutional", or even "cruel and unusual punishment" when the same men who wrote those very words in the 8th amendment, also wrote that "...No person shall be held to answer for a CAPITAL, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury..." "The social costs of overruling (Roe) at this late date would be enormous. Roe is an integral part of a correct understanding of both the concept of liberty and the basic equality of men and women." The Great Kahuna. This is the case that has destroyed our legal system. Consider that if you murder a pregnant woman, and the child within her dies, you will be charged with two counts of murder. If the woman herself has that child killed, somehow the law is not sure if it's human? The law cannot long abide such a discrepancy. The mental gymanastics we've seen to rationalize this have been breathtaking, but unconvincing. It IS refreshing though, that after arguing for years with liberals over constitutional law, and hearing them say they just have a "different interpretation" (as though it were written in Linear B or Sanskrit), to finally be hearing them say that the document is outdated, doesn't apply to the modern world. This is the biggest misunderstanding of them all. The cons
Time for the IRS to go.
We will soon have a black market in medicine. Then we'll have background checks for those seeking doctors.
Was the shooter hispanic or islamic?
Independent shows up on msnbc???some independent
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Uninstall Firefox

Thomas274 Wrote: Apr 08, 2014 3:48 PM
How do you boycott something that doesn't sell products?
"The real issue is that many people just aren't as tech savvy as his grandchildren..." This implies that his grandchildren have signed up, something I seriously doubt.
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