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If you could Change One Law, which one and why?

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As the OP says, if you could change one law, which one would you change and why? This doesn't mean bill, but rather a single law.

I'd be interested in hearing the answers.
 

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With all the ones to choose from, how could I choose just one?

However, to answer: The one law id change is the 16th amendment. Id abolish it.
 
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With all the ones to choose from, how could I choose just one?

However, to answer: The one law id change is the 16th amendment. Id abolish it.

That's what makes this thread so interesting.

And why the 16th amendment the most?
 

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I'd get rid of the Federal Reserve Act. The government's ability to manipulate the money supply to finance the expanse of big government, and large banks ability to shift risk to taxpayers are two of the worst things that have happened to the U.S.
 

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With all the ones to choose from, how could I choose just one?

However, to answer: The one law id change is the 16th amendment. Id abolish it.

That's what makes this thread so interesting.

And why the 16th amendment the most?

Because it is the single law that provides the Federal Government with almost limitless control over our lives.

Second choice would probably be repealing the 17th amendment.
 

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Oh c'mon...only one?

I would like to change a few in New York...:lol:

1.
Women may go topless in public, providing it is not being used as a "business".
I think "business" women should go topless if they want to.

2.
Citizens may not greet each other by “putting one’s thumb to the nose and wiggling the fingers”.
Now why would that be offensive? :lol:

3.
A person may not walk around on Sundays with an ice cream cone in his/her pocket.
Huh?

4.
Slippers are not to be worn after 10:00 PM.
Why?
 
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The Patriot Act.

Because I feel it was and is a threat to our civil liberties whether it has yet to have been used against Americans or not.

Immie
 

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Requiring all bills in govt to be single subject only.
That way each item would live or die on it's own merits.
 

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I would ban any and all lobbiests and force our politicians to work only for the people of this nation..
 

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With all the ones to choose from, how could I choose just one?

However, to answer: The one law id change is the 16th amendment. Id abolish it.

That's what makes this thread so interesting.

And why the 16th amendment the most?

Because it is the single law that provides the Federal Government with almost limitless control over our lives.

Second choice would probably be repealing the 17th amendment.

Those are good answers, I myself would like to repeal the National Firearms Act of 1934, with the Gun Control Act of 1986 coming in a close second. I feel they as well as many other gun control laws are unconstitutional without another amendment repealing the 2nd amendment.
 

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I would ban any and all lobbiests and force our politicians to work only for the people of this nation..

Yeah heaven forbid people talk to their politicians. We need to ban people from talking to their politicians so our politicians can do the peoples work.

Because clearly the people interfere with the "people's work" way too much.

And you guys still dont understand why marxism is bad.
 

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I would ban any and all lobbiests and force our politicians to work only for the people of this nation..

that was mny second one, but alas we were only allowed one.

I view paid lobbyists as treason.
 

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I would ban any and all lobbiests and force our politicians to work only for the people of this nation..

Yeah heaven forbid people talk to their politicians. We need to ban people from talking to their politicians so our politicians can do the peoples work.

Because clearly the people interfere with the "people's work" way too much.

And you guys still dont understand why marxism is bad.

Only if joe average guy has the same level of access as the lobbyists do.
 

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Lobbyists are ok, but they should all be unpaid and only reimburseable for actual expenses.
 

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Prepares to get slammed for this:

The Patriot Act.

Because I feel it was and is a threat to our civil liberties whether it has yet to have been used against Americans or not.

Immie

beat me to it.......~S~
 
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Interesting responses so far.
 

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As the OP says, if you could change one law, which one would you change and why? This doesn't mean bill, but rather a single law.

I'd be interested in hearing the answers.

You're not trolling so I don't guess I will either. :tongue:

Any of our silly drug laws. The people should have freedom of choice, especially with their bodies. The government has no right to intervene.

Pure Food and Drug Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Harrison Narcotics Tax Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Controlled Substances Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
 

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