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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    I can be convinced. It is possible I missed the Article II requirement for the Executive branch to defend laws in court. Convince me.

    Those who err will find it very difficult to convince me.
    You meant impossible. You already said you know more than the people who wrote and ratified the Constitution. That puts you right up there with all our left-wing loons. Different feathers, same bird.
    Democrats are a clear and present danger to our democracy and our society.

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    Those who err will find it very difficult to convince me.
    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    You meant impossible.
    For those instances where you are living in error and I am correct, yes.

    You already said you know more than the people who wrote and ratified the Constitution. That puts you right up there with all our left-wing loons. Different feathers, same bird.
    Any one of us can know more about the development and meaning of the Constitution than any one of the framers. We have a vast written record to draw upon. We can read what they read and wee can read what all of them thought about and documented.

    Of course, if you choose not to read you have no advantage over those who had no opportunity to do so.
    Last edited by MisterVeritis; 06-11-2018 at 03:20 PM.
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    Those who err will find it very difficult to convince me.

    For those instances where you are living in error and I am correct, yes.


    Any one of us can know more about the development and meaning of the Constitution than any one of the framers. We have a vast written record to draw upon. We can read what they read and wee can read what all of them thought about and documented.

    Of course, if you choose not to read you have no advantage over those who had no opportunity to do so.
    It isn't about any one of the delegates to the Convention or the legislatures who ratified it. It's about you knowing more than the rest of them knowing less than you. You act as if the notes and journals and the Federalist papers were written in a secret language only you understand.

    No, you don't have more knowledge than they did. You have less and only you don't know that.
    Democrats are a clear and present danger to our democracy and our society.

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    Any one of us can know more about the development and meaning of the Constitution than any one of the framers. We have a vast written record to draw upon. We can read what they read and wee can read what all of them thought about and documented.

    Of course, if you choose not to read you have no advantage over those who had no opportunity to do so.
    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    It isn't about any one of the delegates to the Convention or the legislatures who ratified it. It's about you knowing more than the rest of them knowing less than you. You act as if the notes and journals and the Federalist papers were written in a secret language only you understand.
    No, you don't have more knowledge than they did. You have less and only you don't know that.
    Any one of us who chooses to can know more than any one of the Framers about the underlying political philosophies, how the Framers developed their compromises and why. We can read all of the notes on the Constitutional debates as well as the arguments for and against ratifying the Constitution.

    But one must be willing to read. No one can help you with that.
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.

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    You're just repeating the same old lie.
    Democrats are a clear and present danger to our democracy and our society.

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    There are still 30 million people without health coverage. The ACA only took care of 20 million people. I would not call the ACA a success based on these numbers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    You're just repeating the same old lie.
    You are making the same old errors.
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.

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