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Sunday, February 26, 2012

Confederate Ghosts

Feb 26th, 2012

Over at PoliticsUSA, RMuse notes some ugly mischief brewing in the Georgia state legislature:

"The Georgia legislators introduced the nullification bill that is summed up with the words, “In the event the General Assembly votes by a constitutional majority to nullify any federal statute, mandate, or executive order on the grounds of constitutionality, neither the state nor its citizens shall recognize or be obligated to live under such statute, mandate, or executive order.” The similarities to pre-Civil War sensibilities of Southern states is remarkable and reflect opposition to, among other things, the Affordable Care Act and the right of women to choose their own reproductive health. However, the impetus of nullification is rejection of Barack Obama as President of the United States and not any one particular law." EMPHASIS THEIRS

The GOP's attempt to march backwards continues...

2 comments:

  1. Andrew Jackson said he had two regrets: not shooting Henry Clay, and not hanging John C.Calhoun. These cretins never learn...

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