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Old November 17, 2011, 12:15 AM   #56
Mr. James
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Join Date: April 10, 2001
Location: The Old Dominion
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Sorry, but this Virginian cannot support this measure, as viscerally appealing as it may be. This republic, before it was sundered and destroyed by the Least Emancipator, respected the proper rights of the individual states, which represented, of course, a delegation from the people. To quote Tony Montana, "Look at you now!"

Aside from that, we should carefully weigh what the has done in every case where we've invited its tender mercies. Education, Health, Labor, Environment, and on and on it goes. In other words, a grotesque expansion of federal government power.
"...A humble and contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise." Ps. li

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