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Re: [tips_and_tricks] Americans unfit!!!

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  • jeb
    The origin of this satire is the humor magazine The Onion.
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 3, 2004
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      The origin of this satire is the humor magazine "The Onion."

      Gary & Joan Childers wrote:

      >Lets see what kind of responce we get out of this?
      >Myself I think the time is come to get people together and see how
      >they feel to be called unfit.
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      >"The U.S. Constitution is very clear: In the event that the voting
      >public becomes incapacitated or otherwise unfit to carry out its
      >duties of self-governance, there is a danger posed to the republic,
      >and the judicial branch is empowered to remove said public and
      >replace it with a populace more qualified to lead. In light of their
      >unmitigated apathy toward issues of import to the nation's welfare
      >and their inability to grasp even the most basic principles upon
      >which participatory democracy is built, we found no choice but to
      >rule the American people unfit to govern at this time."
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      >Justice Antonin Scalia
      >U.S. Supreme Court
      >June 30, 2004
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    • Utlage
      Can you tell us where the quote below originated from??? The strongest reason for people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to
      Message 2 of 2 , Jul 4, 2004
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        Can you tell us where the quote below originated from???
         
        "The strongest reason for people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."--Thomas Jefferson
        ----- Original Message -----
        From: jeb
        Sent: Saturday, July 03, 2004 8:41 AM
        Subject: Re: [tips_and_tricks] Americans unfit!!!

        The origin of this satire is the humor magazine "The Onion."

        Gary & Joan Childers wrote:

        >Lets see what kind of responce we get out of this?
        >Myself I think the time is come to get people together and see how
        >they feel to be called unfit.
        >
        >
        >"The U.S. Constitution is very clear: In the event that the voting
        >public becomes incapacitated or otherwise unfit to carry out its
        >duties of self-governance, there is a danger posed to the republic,
        >and the judicial branch is empowered to remove said public and
        >replace it with a populace more qualified to lead. In light of their
        >unmitigated apathy toward issues of import to the nation's welfare
        >and their inability to grasp even the most basic principles upon
        >which participatory democracy  is built, we found no choice but to
        >rule the American people unfit to  govern at this time."
        >
        >Justice Antonin Scalia
        >U.S. Supreme Court
        >June 30, 2004
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