States rights pipe dream

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    When will many conservative realize this isn't 19th century anymore and get over their love affair over states rights? Having 50 different states with all kinds of different rules and regulations may have made sense back then, but these days of vast and fast travel, and much more complicated industries, it would be a clusterfuck having states rule everything by themselves. Hardly a united country. And certain things its just not feasible to have each state make their own rules and regulations.

    Plus its happened already and the federal gov't has been strong for so long now. Stop kicking and screaming and try to make it work for once. Get over the pipe dream and ideology, its the way it is now, regardless of what you think the framers wanted.
     
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    Well, at least you finally admit that what you advocate is in stark contrast to the principles the country was founded upon. I'll give you that.
     
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    So you are planning to overthrow the United States, for what exactly?
     
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    I'm not, you guys bitch and moan about things federal gov't does to violate states right, yet not a single supreme court case has determined that. I've even heard people claim regulations in drugs and other stuff should be determined by the states. Imagine what a clusterfuck that would be
     
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    The Supreme Court isn't the final arbitor, the Constitution is.
     
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    That's the nature of tyranny. We all remember this:

    We lost it a long time ago.
     
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    And who interprets and rules whether its constitutional or not? The Supreme court

    Do you even know the constitution if you miss that part?
     
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    Great post comrade! There will be an extra half loaf of stale bread waiting for you at the commissary, but don't tell the others........they believe they are all getting the same amount.

    Seriously......how do all the countries in the world get along with all their different rules and laws? What about all the different companies in the same high rise?
     
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    Everyone is supposed to. Though many of our elected leaders are too cowardly to actually keep their oath of office.

    The Constitution speaks for itself. Words mean something. I know you don't like that because you can't change things easily, but they do.
     

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