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"Issues" or America?

Wayne251 Wrote: Aug 21, 2012 7:29 AM
This is very true, the States have allowed this to happen. But Sowell's article is not about State's power, so he didn't leave it out. Nonetheless, you are correct. I believe one of the biggest Constitutional errors was the States turning the election of Senators to a public election. The State legislature selecting Senators was a balance of power for the States to ensure the State voice was heard in Congress, and prevent emotional, irrational overthrow of government by either the government or the people. The States have no voice other than to use their legislatures, and they aren't doing that either.

There are some very serious issues at stake in this year's election -- so many that some people may not be able to see the forest for the trees. Individual issues are the trees, but the forest is the future of America as we have known it.

The America that has flourished for more than two centuries is being quietly but steadily dismantled by the Obama administration, during the process of dealing with particular issues.

For example, the merits or demerits of President Obama's recent executive order, suspending legal liability for young people who are...