...and how about those presidential "signing statements"...now
there's a constitutional goldmine!
"The party which, while in a minority, will lick the dust to gain the
ascendancy becomes, in power, insolvent, vindictive and tyrannical."--
Noah Webster, early 1800s
On Dec 7, 2006, at 17:38, Joshua Tauberer / GovTrack.us wrote:
> When there's an intersection between government and linguistics, I get
> very interested. Here's a note about the constitutionality of recess
> appointments by a former Penn professor (who I unfortunately didn't
> to know since he left Penn shortly after I started here).
> Not really so on topic for this list, but, hey.
> - Josh Tauberer
> "Yields falsehood when preceded by its quotation! Yields
> falsehood when preceded by its quotation!" Achilles to
> Tortoise (in "Gödel, Escher, Bach" by Douglas Hofstadter)