Makes you wonder.
"The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government,
1. The act of invading; the act of encroaching upon the rights or possessions of another; encroachment; trespass.
all we have to do is look at the results of the newest FR opinion poll (Patriot Act) to see the majority of members and posters here are NOT conservatives and/or have no understanding (or don't care) of the US Constitution. who the heck are these people? and when did they hijack the conservative GOP? i guess we'll have to let them have it and continue to watch with dismay and anger while they turn it into the next "progressive" (socialist) party. it's depressing....