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A Confession from my College Years that Will Displease Feminists

wolfpat Wrote: Oct 22, 2012 7:29 AM
The Equal Rights Amendment WAS offensive. Not the First Section of the language of the amendment, but the Second Section: Section 2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article. The Bill of Rights enumerated specific powers the government was not to have. This section in the amendments that followed gave the government sweeping powers that could be interpreted to mean anything they could get past the courts. The limits on government power began to wane.

Since I’ve already semi-admitted to criminal behavior in my youth, it’s time for another confession.

I was recently watching football with a fraternity brother who mentioned that he found some old newspaper clippings about a certain…um…incident from way back in 1979.

Here’s the story from the local newspaper. Since I openly admitted my role in the “attack” and mentioned the danger of government intervention, I like to think that this is evidence that I was genetically libertarian and precociously self-aware.

I realize that there are alternative hypotheses, involving words like “jerk” and “troublemaker,” but surely...

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