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The Feds decide who to lock up for life (not just at Guantanamo), another nail in the Constitution’s coffin

Summary:  Another in the ever-growing series of posts about our dying Constitution.  Death by neglect.  Neglect by both conservatives and liberals.  Links to the previous chapters appear at the end. . “When the Feds Decide Who’s Sexually Dangerous“, Wendy Kaminer, The Atlantic, May 2010 — Excerpt: In what will likely be one of her last victories …

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The sky darkens over America, as we (the little people) are made smaller than we were last week

Summary:   I believe that Americans today can operate at the same level as did Americans at the founding.  In the tradition of the Federal Papers, here is a discussion of the latest and momentus Supreme Court decision.  I strongly recommend that all Americans read it, irrespective of your political views.  Such actions will by themselves put us on …

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See the last glimmers of the Constitution’s life…

The latest ruling of the Supreme Court is something to remember, in later years a story to tell your children or grand-children.  Beyond the scope of this site are discussions of this ruling’s social utility, legal implications or correctness under the US Constitution.  Whatever your views on these things, it marks a historically significant moment in the history of …

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