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Created by dipity on Mar 17, 2009
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I say tax them greedy capitalist pigs 1000%! Tax them until it hurts! We will suspend the Constitution just this one time, and then we will reinstate it and follow it to the letter, but not until we get those worthless scums. We shall make them pay! My congress makes me want to puke every time I think about them these days. They are a bunch of worthless scum that do not deserve a cent for what they do. Why should we pay people to destroy our country? Do they even know about our Constitution ...
...Maybe the politicians don't understand what "giving away money" means. P.S. I think it is more of a ex post facto law that bill of attainder. Comment Policy: We reserve the right to edit or delete comments, and in extreme cases to ban commenters, at our discretion....
The Volokh Conspiracy
This is a new low. A governing party that has always elevated gesture over substance now aims to turn the debate over its economic mismanagement into an argument over Sir Fred Goodwin's pension.
Harriet Harman is proposing that a law be introduced
1/10/2009 - Citizen Speeches to Northern Virginia General Assembly Members at Fairfax County Govt Center
...Shays recognized. It doesn't say no bill of attainder shall be passed unless a baseball star asks for it. It says no bill of attainder shall be passed, period; in other words, that Congress shall not act as a prosecutor against an individual. That, inescapably,...
The New York Sun
...named individuals or on easily ascertainable members of a group without the benefit of a trial. Both ex post facto laws and bills of attainder deprive those subject to them of due process of law—that is, of notice and an opportunity to be heard before being...
Prometheus 6 | All respect and no restraint
Radical Civics on the US Constitution taught by hippielawyer Alan Graf at the Farm School in Summertown, TN Class deals with Articles of Confederation, states' rights and balance of power
... Live Earth is the gift that just keeps on giving. It seems that RFK Jr has joined the John Birch Society: "Get rid of all these rotten politicians that we have in Washington, who are nothing more than corporate toadies," said Robert F. Kennedy Jr., the e...
Section 10 No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, or Confederation; grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal; coin Money; emit Bills of Credit; make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts; pass any Bill of Attainder, ex post facto Law, or Law impairing the Obligation of Contracts, or grant any Title of Nobility. No State shall, without the Consent of the Congress, lay any Imposts or Duties on Imports or Exports, except what may be absolutely necessary for ...
Section 9 The Migration or Importation of such Persons as any of the States now existing shall think proper to admit, shall not be prohibited by the Congress prior to the Year one thousand eight hundred and eight, but a tax or duty may be imposed on such Importation, not exceeding ten dollars for each Person. The privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety may require it. No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto ...
...violation of the Constitution is implicated in that legislation. The Constitution specifically forbids the passage of a “bill of attainder.” In the old days, when kings and others were not certain they get a judge or jury to convict someone of a crime, they...
...was that should have been a basis for a lot of eye-rolling and laughter is that this constitutional amendment was a "bill of attainder." This is the argument of someone who clearly doesn't know what a bill of attainder is. A bill of attainder is when a legislative...
Clayton Cramer's BLOG
...with the violation of a law. The existing order in America followed the Constitutional requirement that no Bill of Attainder be permitted. Yet, this Congress and this President passed a Bill of Attainder to torure a brain dead young woman. ...
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