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Old January 9, 2012, 12:18 AM   #13
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The issue is not what laws might a President pass, but who might they place on the SCOTUS and how will that individual interpret the Constitution. Many Second Amendment cases have been decided by very narrow majorities, so it does matter who they nominate. I believe the strategy of the anti-gun folks is to remain quite until they gain a majority on the Court and then they can get their way regardless of what the American people want.
A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that it ... gives people what they want instead of what a particular group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
- Milton Friedman
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