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2013-05-28 Home Front: Culture Wars
Penalties for politicians
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Posted by g(r)omgoru 2013-05-28 07:48|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [477 views ]  Top

#1 For a government that has already transcended the law what difference does it make to pass new law or even Constitutional (we'll interpret that) amendments? While they're wrecking the pillars of legitimacy of the government because most people just want to move along in their day to day existence, there is no comprehension by the vandals of what may happen that day in the future when it starts to implode as and things don't happen. No one will be there to defend their power. Why die for such a corrupt illegitimate group of power wonks and thieves. You can stuff the ballot box with all sorts of contrivances, 20th Century dictator mastered that game, however, it's the willingness to give that 'last full measure of devotion' that keeps any system in existence.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-05-28 08:31||   2013-05-28 08:31|| Front Page Top

#2 And when the last law was down, and the Devil turned 'round on you, where would you hide, Roper, the laws all being flat?

This current, corrupt cabal is incapable of looking farther ahead than their next bribe or power grab. See also "Anarcho-tyranny".
Posted by AlanC 2013-05-28 09:06||   2013-05-28 09:06|| Front Page Top

#3 "When in the Course of human events", P2K.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2013-05-28 10:01||   2013-05-28 10:01|| Front Page Top

#4 If you can't fire 'em...
Posted by Rob Crawford 2013-05-28 16:12||   2013-05-28 16:12|| Front Page Top

#5 Term limits, transparent deliberation online of all legislative process, all legislation all laws must be available in their entireties for at least 3 full business days before being brought to a floor vote, all laws have a 5 year sunset, and congress has to abide by all laws they pass, no self exemptions.
Posted by OldSpook 2013-05-28 18:42||   2013-05-28 18:42|| Front Page Top

#6 Except in cases of real national security... There are some deliberations which should be done behind closed doors.
Or else we can simply ask the Chinese to "cover your ears!". Isn't there another story where they asked them "Please don't hack our computers to get our defense plans."?
Posted by CrazyFool 2013-05-28 23:01||   2013-05-28 23:01|| Front Page Top

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