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Old May 9, 2012, 08:16 AM   #17
Don P
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The federal government has been using the threat of withholding funds from states to bribe and extort them to comply with Washington's point of view on a variety of topics for a long time now.
I seem to remember something along the lines of "no taxation without representation" from history class, but it's been a while.
The feds did this with the motorcycle helmet laws and they found it didn't work for long.

Just remember the other guy is always right and BIG BROTHER KNOWS BEST.
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