From: Mark (markr13_at_comcast.net)
Date: Thu Jun 19 2003 - 17:18:58 PDT
All that's needed here is to have an amendment that allows state
governors to appoint temporary representatives until elections can be
held. This does not create a police state nor is the suggestion that the
President have dictatorial powers. Please reread the article.
-- Mark Ross markr13_at_comcast.net ------------------------------ NuShields: Your best defense against screen damage http://www.NuShield.com MessagePad 2X00 films now available in clear and antiglare Phone/Fax/Voicemail: (530) 678-5513 >We nearly got that in Texas last month when the Republicans tried to >Jerrymander out the Democrats. The Democrats actually had to go to Oklahoma >to squash the quorum on redistricting. The Republican Governor, Rick Perry, >sent the Texas Rangers to bring them back. Texas Rangers do not have >jursdiciton in OK. > >It was also reported that Tom Delay, US house Republican, used the special >powers granted to fight terrorism to get the Democrats out of Oklahoma. > >Land of the free! > >On 6/19/03 1:33 PM, "Johannes Spielhagen" <gottjott_at_gmx.de> wrote: > >> >> Am Donnerstag, 19.06.03 um 11:33 Uhr schrieb eric engle: >> >>> What would you say to a constitutional amendment to give the president >>> dictatorial powers? >>> http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/nation/6007732.htm >>> >>> >> This is a real cool thing. We had such a thing in Germany only a few >> years ago (around 1933-1945) as well ("Notstandsverordnungen") and >> after that the whole country was not in the state (pun not intended) >> you would desire to find it. And funny, nobody liked us anymore. >> >> Johannes > >-- >Chip Matteson -- This is the NewtonTalk list - http://www.newtontalk.net/ for all inquiries List FAQ/Etiquette/Terms: http://www.newtontalk.net/faq.html Official Newton FAQ: http://www.chuma.org/newton/faq/
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