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    Quote Originally Posted by Don Quixote View Post
    we have a federal system because the confederate system did not work

    please post link(s) to back up your claims
    as yurt has said, having this discussion again, all one needs to do is read the federalist and anti federalist papers. the constitutional convention debate minutes. all the works of the commentators during that time. it should be self explanatory after that.
    The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them. - Patrick Henry
    "You seem ... to consider the judges as the ultimate arbiters of all constitutional questions; a very dangerous doctrine indeed, and one which would place us under the despotism of an oligarchy... The Contitution has erected no such single tribunal." --Thomas Jefferson, 1820

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Dude View Post
    I bet you aren't close to rich derp. Most whiners arent.
    I aint poor....and I produce! :P
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Dude View Post
    Everyone hates lobbyist except the one for thier cause.
    speaking of which:,18204/
    "Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience."

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    the fact that they are imaginary should not trouble you fact adverse people one bit.
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