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To: Bubba Ho-Tep

Scalia is probably right, exept that if session is the issue then the Constitution is not the document on point.

Does his might ring a bell ?

When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation


43 posted on 02/17/2010 9:44:07 AM PST by Bidimus1
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To: Bidimus1
The document of a winning side. Had the British won the war, it would have been seen as something akin to the Unabomber manifesto and probably would have been exhibit #1 at the treason trial of the Founding Fathers. "Is this your signature, John Hancock?"

I also firmly believe that if the south had won the Civil War, they'd have been celebrating their gloriously successful revolution and the brave boys who fought for independence and not continuing to gripe about how the US had no right to oppose them.

51 posted on 02/17/2010 9:51:13 AM PST by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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To: Bidimus1
The Declaration of Independence is not true because it is written. It was written because it is true.

When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them,...

148 posted on 02/17/2010 1:25:18 PM PST by Yaelle
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