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To: sheltonmac
The Violence that begot Violence
http://Lew Rockwell.com ^ | January 31, 2003 | Lew Rockwell
Posted on 01/31/2003 7:02 AM PST by satyam
The Violence That Begat Violence by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.


"The President, a Republican no less, seems to believe that government should be telling us what kind of car to drive, what kind of education our kids should receive, how to cure disease in Africa and the Caribbean, how to liberate women the world over, how to fund technological innovation, and even how to "transform" our "souls" and lift the "hopes of all mankind"


Should our president, under a 'republican form of goverment' be telling us the above?
-- We seem to agree neither he, nor the state, -- should have that power, -- which is the point of this thread.

Yet you seem to want the southern states to have this type of power back before the civil war. - Can you exlain?

7 posted on 02/04/2003 12:55:06 PM PST by tpaine
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To: tpaine
"Should our president, under a 'republican form of goverment' be telling us the above? -- We seem to agree neither he, nor the state, -- should have that power, -- which is the point of this thread.

Yet you seem to want the southern states to have this type of power back before the civil war."

I don't think the state should have that power, but the framers of the Constitution did believe that there were certain powers denied to the federal government that could be exercised by the states. Truth be told, I think the Confederacy violated many of the very principles it claimed to be defending.

14 posted on 02/04/2003 1:32:56 PM PST by sheltonmac
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