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jaysunb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-28-06 08:33 PM
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29. That's what I'm talking about !
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  -Is it time for a Constitutional Convention ? jaysunb  May-28-06 06:22 PM   #0 
  - Not with these neocon c*cks*ckers driving the bus, it isn't.  robertarctor   May-28-06 06:27 PM   #1 
  - I guess I should have added  jaysunb   May-28-06 06:32 PM   #4 
  - Since the Constitution was ratified, there has been no convention  TechBear_Seattle   May-28-06 07:26 PM   #21 
  - Could the framers have thought of that possibility ?  jaysunb   May-28-06 08:10 PM   #24 
     - I think the allowance in the US Constitution was made...  TechBear_Seattle   May-28-06 08:47 PM   #33 
  - What you said. nt  linazelle   May-28-06 11:10 PM   #42 
  - good idea but only if...  ananda   May-28-06 06:30 PM   #2 
  - That's a great idea*  shance   May-28-06 06:30 PM   #3 
  - My problem with a new convention is  rpannier   May-28-06 06:34 PM   #5 
  - That's a very, very valid fear, especially your 2nd point. In fact...  Selatius   May-28-06 06:46 PM   #10 
  - Agreed  jaysunb   May-28-06 07:01 PM   #18 
  - Plus it might just be considered treasonous.  Terran1212   May-28-06 08:12 PM   #25 
  - Not yet  sweetheart   May-28-06 06:35 PM   #6 
  - Be careful what you wish for...  Buns_of_Fire   May-28-06 06:37 PM   #7 
  - Sure... I'll play.  D__S   May-28-06 06:38 PM   #8 
  - I'd be in favor of one; introduce a little more democracy in the US  Selatius   May-28-06 06:44 PM   #9 
  - That's what I'm talking about !  jaysunb   May-28-06 08:33 PM   #29 
  - Recalling Elected Officials  PADemD   May-28-06 09:12 PM   #34 
  - You don't change horses in midstream  OldLeftieLawyer   May-28-06 06:47 PM   #11 
  - I;ve been waiting for you to weigh in here......LOL !  jaysunb   May-28-06 09:41 PM   #37 
     - You ever read the Amendments?  OldLeftieLawyer   May-28-06 09:51 PM   #39 
        - I think this may apply....  jaysunb   May-29-06 02:10 PM   #47 
  - No way  dflprincess   May-28-06 06:52 PM   #12 
  - A new convention would break up the United States.  Toucano   May-28-06 06:54 PM   #13 
  - Would a dissolution be so bad in the end?  Selatius   May-28-06 07:04 PM   #19 
     - But there's no guarantee a dissolution by convention would be peaceful.  Toucano   May-28-06 08:34 PM   #30 
        - Maybe. Maybe not. The Soviet Union dissolved mostly peacefully  Selatius   May-28-06 10:08 PM   #40 
           - Not quite  Toucano   May-29-06 12:05 AM   #44 
              - Those cases are bad, but the Balkan situation predated Soviet influence  Selatius   May-29-06 06:43 AM   #45 
  - Not a Good Idea  pooja   May-28-06 06:57 PM   #14 
  - Welcome to DU  jaysunb   May-28-06 07:16 PM   #20 
  - Not now, what would end up getting amended?  treestar   May-28-06 06:59 PM   #15 
  - Constitutional Convention  SeaBob   May-28-06 06:59 PM   #16 
  - I wouldn't too many politicians involved.  jaysunb   May-29-06 02:47 PM   #48 
  - We should switch to a parliamentary system.  Odin2005   May-28-06 07:01 PM   #17 
  - If we had a parlimentary system...  Biernuts   May-28-06 08:22 PM   #27 
     - If by parliamentary he means proportional representation, then no  Selatius   May-28-06 10:10 PM   #41 
        - I ment Parliamentary with PR.  Odin2005   May-28-06 11:41 PM   #43 
  - It's time for a new gov't. Our Constitution allows us to dissolve  FloridaPat   May-28-06 07:30 PM   #22 
  - We don't need a convention to enact changes  Sgent   May-28-06 07:31 PM   #23 
  - The constitution is made for the people by the people  pooja   May-28-06 08:15 PM   #26 
  - Its a great debate to have right now  zippy890   May-28-06 08:25 PM   #28 
  - The thing that scares the hell out of congress is the idea of  Biernuts   May-28-06 08:39 PM   #31 
  - Welcome to DU and  jaysunb   May-28-06 09:45 PM   #38 
  - I bet Bush and Crew agree  Freedom_Aflaim   May-28-06 08:43 PM   #32 
  - We don't need a new constitution  HamDon   May-28-06 09:29 PM   #35 
  - I would say the best thing we could do  TransitJohn   May-28-06 09:38 PM   #36 
  - I say start from the ground up.  Philosoraptor   May-29-06 06:46 AM   #46 
 

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