Didn't something like this happen before?

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  1. Deceks7

    Deceks7 Founding Member

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    Dang South Carolina always seems to be in the middle of this rebel rousing about state sovereignty....

    13 attorneys general sue over health care overhaul - Yahoo! News-


    South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster, who is also running for governor, said the lawsuit was necessary to protect his state's sovereignty.

    Who was that smart guy that wrote:

    Resolved, that the several States composing the United States of America, are not united on the principle of unlimited submission to their general government; but that by compact under the style and title of a Constitution for the United States and of amendments thereto, they constituted a general government for special purposes, delegated to that government certain definite powers, reserving each State to itself, the residuary mass of right to their own self-government; and that whensoever the general government assumes undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void, and of no force: That to this compact each State acceded as a State, and is an integral party, its co-States forming, as to itself, the other party....each party has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of infractions as of the mode and measure of redress.
     
  2. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

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    From what i understand Bobby Jindal is trying to get the State Attorney General here in Louisiana to get in line and file suit as well.
     
  3. mobius481

    mobius481 Registered Member

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    Caldwell has already announced that he's going to fight it. You think budget cuts were bad before, if we have to adhere to this, it will get much worse.
     
  4. red55

    red55 curmudgeon Staff Member

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    The South Shall Rise Again.
     
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  5. OkieTigerTK

    OkieTigerTK Tornado Alley

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    cue music.....

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  6. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

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    that's what it seems like huh.
     
  7. SabanFan

    SabanFan The voice of reason

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    It ain't just the south this time. We are equal opportunity pissed.
     
  8. TheDude

    TheDude I'm calmer than you.

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    South Carolina, Nebraska, Texas, Michigan, Utah, Pennsylvania, Alabama, South Dakota, Idaho, Washington, Colorado and Louisiana.
     
  9. Krypto

    Krypto Huh?

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    The last time i saw a number, there were something like 38 states considering a challenge to this law.
     
  10. HalloweenRun

    HalloweenRun Founding Member

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    South Carolina: "Too small for a country, to big for an asylum." Those dang sandlappers.

    hwr
     

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