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Wed Dec 19, 2012, 12:15 AM

The Third Amendment is obsolete

Third Amendment Protection from quartering of troops.
No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.


I should add, I am posting this to show that the reactions of our forefathers to the circumstance that caused this to be included is the same mindset of the 2nd amemdment which if the thinking is the same should be obsolete as well.

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demtenjeep Dec 2012 OP
MrScorpio Dec 2012 #1
a geek named Bob Dec 2012 #2
abelenkpe Dec 2012 #4
a geek named Bob Dec 2012 #7
Lady Freedom Returns Dec 2012 #3
Lady Freedom Returns Dec 2012 #8
msongs Dec 2012 #5
unblock Dec 2012 #6

Response to demtenjeep (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 12:17 AM

1. Thanks to the Military-Industrial Complex, no less. nt

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Response to demtenjeep (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 12:22 AM

2. where the hell am I going to put a squad in a 2150 square foot house?

 

I could probably manage a fireteam, but they have to provide their own food... and it's lights out at midnight!

Great! MORE folks to jostle my elbow in the lab!

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Response to a geek named Bob (Reply #2)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 12:27 AM

4. You have a lab?

Like The professor in the Power Puff Girls? That'd be so cool!

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Response to abelenkpe (Reply #4)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 12:47 AM

7. it's a little more complicated...

 

1.) I've two labs and a study in the house, each with their own decor/style
2.) Next summer's project is to convert the old detached garage into another lab - this one will have telescopes!
3.) My lab wear is more Duluth trading company, than classic lab wear...

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Response to demtenjeep (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 12:23 AM

3. Hey I would rather have that instead of a bunch of Marines...

running around my house, acting like it is theres. Big, muscular men running around after taking a shower, half naked.....
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Wait, you know I don't thing... I mean think we need it at all!!!

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Response to Lady Freedom Returns (Reply #3)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 02:04 AM

8. My husband just reminded me that there are women Marines as well.

Change of mind, KEEP IT!

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Response to demtenjeep (Original post)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 12:40 AM

5. "manner prescribed by law" - makes the rest irrelevant really nt

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Response to msongs (Reply #5)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 12:44 AM

6. yup. the war on terror will never end, and we need your house for general muckety-muck. so sorry.

as long as congress passes both a declaration of war and and details how your house can be occupied by troops, it's all ok as far as the third amendment goes.

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