What's Happening to Our Constitution?

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    Some in Congress wish to punish AIG executives by increasing the taxes on retention bonuses. Is Congress trying to "shred the Constitution"?:

    Bill of attainder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Was Congress elected or are they appointed "Kings" to Lord over us? Hey listen, if Congress is allowed to do that to "Evil AIG Executives" they the general populace isn't far behind.
     
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    Great Post, the government is playing us like fiddles with this whole debacle ......
     
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    This is an awful idea.
     
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    YOUR Democrats are trying to do it. And we warned you this would happen.
     
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    DAMAGE CONTROL....that's what's going on right now, plane and simple. They fucked things up and are now trying to look like they're doing something about it.
     
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    Exactly, it would be hilarious if it wasn't so fucking sad.....
     
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    I'm not a Democrat.
     
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    this is stupid and would have no standing.... you can't retroactively tax imo.
     
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    YOU didn't vote for them?
     
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    You can if your a liberal and just ignore the Constitution.

    You are aware they are trying to UNCONSTITUTIONALLY give DC a Representative right? The deal would be DC illegally gets a Voting Rep and a Conservative State illegally gets a FREE Rep.
     
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