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20. Article 8--covers EVERYTHING deemed as providing for the general welfare. nt
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  -Two new rules will give Constitution a starring role in GOP-controlled House mudplanet  Dec-29-10 01:18 PM   #0 
  - I hope Obama attends  Arkana   Dec-29-10 01:23 PM   #1 
  - LOL. Right.  Pirate Smile   Dec-29-10 01:32 PM   #6 
  - The three-fifths rule  Yupster   Dec-30-10 10:23 AM   #67 
  - LMAO, I'd bet on someone like Rangel to shout that out.  nyy1998   Dec-29-10 03:56 PM   #44 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-31-10 05:40 AM   #77 
  - What a waste of time and taxpayers money.  Lint Head   Dec-29-10 01:24 PM   #2 
  - Education is never a waste  mudplanet   Dec-29-10 01:28 PM   #3 
     - No, it's a waste  shawn703   Dec-29-10 01:39 PM   #7 
     - If the Supreme Court reviews some of these new laws, we will have  JDPriestly   Dec-29-10 03:11 PM   #27 
     - This current Extreme Court is even more crazy than the new Congress.  Bandit   Dec-30-10 10:19 AM   #66 
     - I agree, shawn. It's all in the interpretation. Just look at how the fundies  pacalo   Dec-29-10 03:44 PM   #36 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-31-10 05:41 AM   #78 
     - Nah, they'll do a pro-forma reading and then just ignore it as needed  Posteritatis   Dec-29-10 04:52 PM   #58 
  - If they just read the Constitution, they won't find judicial review. nt.  Hosnon   Dec-29-10 01:31 PM   #4 
  - Sure they will...  OneAngryDemocrat   Dec-29-10 01:42 PM   #9 
     - judicial review was established in Marbury vs. Madison, not the Constitution  Bacchus39   Dec-29-10 03:47 PM   #39 
     - Judicial review stems from interpretation of the Constitution, not its explicit language.  Hosnon   Dec-30-10 11:11 AM   #68 
        - In other words...  OneAngryDemocrat   Dec-30-10 03:29 PM   #71 
           - I agree it's there. But if you just read the Constitution out load (topic of this thread),  Hosnon   Dec-30-10 04:22 PM   #72 
  - Actually...  OneAngryDemocrat   Dec-29-10 01:32 PM   #5 
  - I don't think so  ttwiddler   Dec-29-10 02:32 PM   #16 
  - Welcome to DU ttwiddler.  JDPriestly   Dec-29-10 03:18 PM   #32 
     - Um... no.  OneAngryDemocrat   Dec-30-10 03:21 PM   #70 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-31-10 06:13 AM   #79 
  - Some lawyer in the House is not going to be able to resist .......  JDPriestly   Dec-29-10 03:13 PM   #29 
  - This oughta boost C-Span's ratings  rucky   Dec-29-10 01:40 PM   #8 
  - Fox News might go crazy, I could see Gretchen Carlson crying during the amendment.  nyy1998   Dec-29-10 03:58 PM   #45 
     - I'm betting Boehner has a breakdown when they get to the 21st Amendment  dflprincess   Dec-30-10 08:01 PM   #73 
  - I hope they're not expecting to find the word "God" in there. nt  NoGOPZone   Dec-29-10 01:48 PM   #10 
  - I bet they don't even get to that socialist "promote the general welfare" part.  Hugin   Dec-29-10 01:53 PM   #11 
  - LOL!!! I can hear it now...  KansDem   Dec-29-10 01:59 PM   #13 
  - The Constitution was a capitalistic document written by capitalists.  former9thward   Dec-29-10 02:35 PM   #17 
     - That's funny  bongbong   Dec-29-10 02:48 PM   #22 
     - You seriously think the founders were socialists??  former9thward   Dec-29-10 03:25 PM   #34 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-29-10 03:47 PM   #37 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-29-10 03:51 PM   #42 
           - Any non anarchist would agree with that quote.  former9thward   Dec-29-10 04:07 PM   #47 
              - They were not against taxes. They were against not having a say.  LiberalFighter   Dec-29-10 04:19 PM   #51 
                 - They were against British taxes.  former9thward   Dec-29-10 04:25 PM   #55 
                    - Well, they most assuredly weren't "Capitalists" either... Considering the term didn't appear until  Hugin   Dec-29-10 04:40 PM   #56 
                       - Middle age kings probably didn't describe themselves as  former9thward   Dec-29-10 04:57 PM   #59 
                          - No, if I recall they considered themselves to be deities.  Hugin   Dec-29-10 05:22 PM   #61 
     - For your eyes only.  Hugin   Dec-29-10 03:01 PM   #26 
  - "They (Republicans) will read the Constitution aloud."  sulphurdunn   Dec-29-10 01:57 PM   #12 
  - From A Fish Called Wanda  mudplanet   Dec-29-10 04:07 PM   #46 
  - What incredible ignorance.....  suston96   Dec-29-10 02:12 PM   #14 
  - That Attorney General was violating his oath of office.  former9thward   Dec-29-10 04:23 PM   #54 
     - Excuse me but that is exactly how the courts and DA's do take care of  mrcheerful   Dec-29-10 07:53 PM   #64 
     - If you had bothered to read the post which you didn't  former9thward   Dec-30-10 11:28 AM   #69 
        - Ok I miss read your post.  mrcheerful   Dec-30-10 09:05 PM   #74 
           - I am in the business and you are 100% correct  former9thward   Dec-30-10 10:01 PM   #75 
     - actually, no  Doctor_J   Jan-01-11 10:38 PM   #84 
  - Republicans will be masturbating in public n/t  wilt the stilt   Dec-29-10 02:16 PM   #15 
  - yeah, but  november3rd   Dec-29-10 03:16 PM   #31 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-29-10 02:36 PM   #18 
  - I am sure that after they read it  AsahinaKimi   Dec-29-10 02:37 PM   #19 
  - Maybe they'll read their rewritten version and say it's the official version.  valerief   Dec-29-10 02:53 PM   #24 
  - Maybe we can all get in on that  november3rd   Dec-29-10 03:19 PM   #33 
     - and just exactly  sweetapogee   Jan-01-11 11:32 PM   #85 
  - Article 8--covers EVERYTHING deemed as providing for the general welfare. nt  flamin lib   Dec-29-10 02:38 PM   #20 
  - Damn, it's fool those  safeinOhio   Dec-29-10 03:51 PM   #41 
  - Ah yes, The Sanity Clause Sketch.  SalmonChantedEvening   Dec-29-10 02:46 PM   #21 
  - They'll probably get stuck on the second amendment like an old record player needle and repeat it  valerief   Dec-29-10 02:51 PM   #23 
  - Next thing you know, they'll require fundy preachers start reading the Bible...  DCKit   Dec-29-10 02:59 PM   #25 
  - Yea, but which bible?  mudplanet   Dec-29-10 04:09 PM   #48 
  - Promote the General Welfare  november3rd   Dec-29-10 03:12 PM   #28 
  - "Contract With America" tried this same thing  Recursion   Dec-29-10 03:16 PM   #30 
  - They Don't Make Sense  november3rd   Dec-29-10 03:39 PM   #35 
  - They are all hypocrites.  harun   Dec-29-10 04:14 PM   #50 
  - Are they going to read the part about it being unconstitutional to let the US default on its debt?  NewJeffCT   Dec-29-10 03:47 PM   #38 
  - that is  sweetapogee   Jan-01-11 11:37 PM   #86 
  - EVERYBODY who isn't a teabagger knows more about everything than they do  DainBramaged   Dec-29-10 03:48 PM   #40 
  - They could save time  bongbong   Dec-29-10 03:56 PM   #43 
  - great quote!  yurbud   Dec-31-10 01:02 AM   #76 
  - They'll probably  Politicalboi   Dec-29-10 04:11 PM   #49 
  - Actually, you have that wrong  Confusious   Dec-29-10 04:21 PM   #52 
  - There is a difference between reading the Consitution and understanding it.  LiberalFighter   Dec-29-10 04:21 PM   #53 
  - The most dangerous ones will take the Constitution into Federalist territory.  glinda   Dec-29-10 07:19 PM   #63 
  - So basically none of the baggers have read it....  savalez   Dec-29-10 04:44 PM   #57 
  - There are big words in there and no pictures.  RC   Dec-29-10 05:03 PM   #60 
  - I'm sure this is merely a showman's act.  crim son   Dec-29-10 05:28 PM   #62 
  - Excellent. Learning is good for everyone.  freshwest   Dec-29-10 07:55 PM   #65 
  - THey do what they did to the bible...Pick and Choose...  Evasporque   Dec-31-10 08:39 AM   #80 
  - What good will it do to read it if they are incapable of comprehending it.  dkofos   Dec-31-10 12:22 PM   #81 
  - Here's the teabaggers' biggest problem  jmowreader   Dec-31-10 07:50 PM   #82 
  - .  sweetapogee   Jan-01-11 11:45 PM   #87 
  - Will they require the other Repugs to sit still while it's being read?  LastLiberal in PalmSprings   Jan-01-11 07:56 PM   #83 
 

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