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1837 called. A Hillbilly with a Red Stick sez ...
To that business, I shall direct them to devote themselves, in preference to any illegal and unconstitutional calls for information, no matter from what source it may come, or however anxious they may be to meet it. For myself, I shall repel all such attempts as an invasion of the principles of justice, as well as of the constitution; and I shall esteem it my sacred duty to the people of the united states, to resist them as I would the establishment of a spanish inquisition.

If after all the severe accusations contained in the various speeches of yourself and your associates, you are unwilling of your own accord to bring specific charges, then I request your Committee to call on yourself and your associates and every other member of Congress who has made the general charge of corruption, to testify before God and our Country ...

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The Dictator and The Decider
"constitutional crisis" case load per term has increased from 1,195 in 1950 to 7,000-8,000 in the 21st century...

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Thu Oct 10th, 2019 at 02:55:07 PM EST
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senate version | Senate Censures President
featuring the passion of the patron saint of the Democratic Party, flayed (no STAIN, no stigma) on first bank (now on 4th life), and Henry Clay (lesser known sumbitch)

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Nov 20th, 2019 at 06:50:59 PM EST
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