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  1. The_Patriot

    Do You Support Vigilance Actions?

    For almost a decade prior to and up to the War of Independence, patriots would gather together at the ale house to discuss politics and their grievances with the government. After they got upset/drunk enough, these patriots would march to the home of the nearest representative of the King and...
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    Original Powers Clarification

    I've seen gekaap state several times in a couple of general welfare clause threads that the states have original powers that they have under the Tenth Amendment. What is original power as stated by gekaap?
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    Constitutional Trivia Question

    Where does Congress of the United States have exclusive jurisdiction?
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    The Ultimate Showdown: What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?

    The choices are from the classic list of Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry, and Neapolitan.
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    Woman Drives With Dead Body For Months

    Woman drives with dead body in passenger seat for months
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    McDonald’s Happy Meal resists decomposition for six months

    Umm wow.... :shock: McDonald’s Happy Meal resists decomposition for six months
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    What matters more historical facts or historical fiction passed off as facts?

    This is an offshoot of the Columbus Day thread. What matters more to you; historical facts backed by documentation or historical fiction passed off as facts?
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    Why I Say Public Indotrination Instead of Schools

    I've gotten ridiculed for calling our public school system the public indoctrination center. The reason being is that the US uses the Prussian school system as a basis. The Prussians designed their schools to bring about social change that enforced obedience to the state. This was carried over...
  9. The_Patriot

    A Short History of Health Care

    Here's an interesting article about health care and insurance in the US. Link
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    Missouri Tells Obama and the Feds to Get Bent

    This is better late then never, but Missouri voted overwhelmingly in favor of the Health Care Freedom Act. The act nullifies the federal health care reform act. Missourians voted 71% in favor of the Health Care Freedom Act, which is a major win. Link
  11. The_Patriot

    Do you believe in natural monopolies?

    A simple question to start a discourse. I do not believe in natural monopolies since they wouldn't exist in a free market. They only exist when the government regulates in favor of established businesses, which bars entry into the marketplace from newer competitors.
  12. The_Patriot

    Should Government Employees Be Unionized?

    A simple question to spark a discussion. I, myself, do not believe that public servants should be able to unionize. They are to serve the people on the whims of the people. By having a union, this places the servant into the position of the master and able to dictate to the people their demands.
  13. The_Patriot

    What do you think of make your own cigarettes?

    We have a cigarette injector machine that uses premade filtered tubes and it injects the tobacco right into the tube. We use pipe tobacco because it's cheaper and I really like the flavor of some of the brands out there. I like the fact that you mix different types of tobacco to make your own...
  14. The_Patriot

    Did the Federal Government Create the States or Did the States Create the Federal Gov

    Did the Federal Government Create the States or Did the States Create the Federal Government? A simple question to stimulate discussion. I believe that the states created the federal government and the federal government should listen to the states. Edit: Forgot the poll so I apologize. The...
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    Airport body scanners reveal all, but what about when it's your kid?

    There's been lots of talk lately about body scanners — the new airport security tool that allows screeners to see through clothes. People are concerned about privacy, delayed flights, health effects. Now there's another concern. What about kids? Do they have to go through this, too? And what...
  16. The_Patriot

    Traffic Cameras Worldwide Go Haywire

    Speed cameras in California, Florida and Australia are not living up to their image of providing infallible evidence of traffic crimes. To the contrary, officials must find clever excuses to cover for the mistakes that are uncovered with increasing frequency. In Hallandale, Florida, the private...
  17. The_Patriot

    Do You Have The Right To Other People's Property?

    A simple question. Do you have the right to other people's property and to enforce the taking of it through the use of the government? For myself, I will say no because it is your property and you can do with it as you see fit as long as it doesn't infringe the rights of others or harm them. I...
  18. The_Patriot

    Is Taxation Slavery?

    This is based off what someone said in another thread. Since the 14th Amendment prohibits slavery of any kind does income, consumption based, and sale taxes a form of slavery that economically ties a person to the government and by default the poor? I would have to say yes since the...
  19. The_Patriot

    Republican vs. Democracy Voting

    When the 13 independent colonies were freed from the grip of Great Britain, the standard voting practice was done with public votes by land owners. The thinking was that those that actually owned land had a stake in the welfare of the city/county/state/country they resided in and to prevent...
  20. The_Patriot

    Congress Targets Teen Driving, Mulls Federal Driver's License Standards

    Bravo for overstepping their authority once again... Congress Targets Teen Driving, Mulls Federal Driver's License Standards
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