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The John C. Calhoun Memorial Party

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Didn’t we resolve this issue when Andrew Jackson threatened to start hanging, whipping, shooting, caning, and removing even white people “by the Eternal’? Not necessarily in that order?

Eric Cantor is part of a class of Republicans who say they want to change the country fundamentally — and to that end, Cantor isn’t dismissing a plan by legislators in his home state of Virgina to blow up the Constitutional system and replace it with one that would give state governments veto power over federal laws.

The people pushing this idea are doing so with the purpose of negating the 16th and 17th Amendments (federal income tax and direct election of Senators). So they want an Amendment to overturn what they don’t like about other Amendments.

Great Eric, so how about this…rather than just use this on things like high tariffs and health care, states are allowed to withhold their National Guards from being used overseas?

Or maybe they can ignore the 13th Amendment and bring back slavery?

John C. Calhoun would definitely have gotten behind that one.

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In 1949, I decided to wrestle professionally, starting my career in Texas. In my debut, I defeated Abe Kashey, with former World Heavyweight boxing Champion Jack Dempsey as the referee. In 1950, I captured the NWA Junior Heavyweight title. In 1953, I won the Chicago version of the NWA United States Championship. I became one of the most well-known stars in wrestling during the golden age of television, thanks to my exposure on the Dumont Network, where I wowed audiences with my technical prowess. I was rumored to be one of the highest paid wrestlers during the 1950s, reportedly earning a hundred thousand dollars a year. My specialty was "the Sleeper Hold" and the founding of modern, secular, Turkey.

Oops, sorry, that's the biography of Verne Gagne with a touch of Mustafa Kemal.

I'm just an average moron who in reality is a practicing civil rights and employment attorney in fly-over country .

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