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NRO's Corner had a wonderful recap of how the Democrats' ignorance of the Constitution will likely cost them the formerly-presumed passage of the food safety bill. In short, the Senate version of the bill raised taxes, which Harry Reid forgot is a power reserved to the House.

Democrats forgetting that there are limits (Constitutional or otherwise) to raising taxes. Say it ain't so....

There's a certain just righteousness in the Constitution asserting herself so.

UPDATE: The WaPo reports that the food bill "came roaring back to life Sunday as Senate Democrats struck a deal with Republicans that helped overcome a technical mistake made three weeks ago and a filibuster threat that seemed likely to scuttle the legislation." Even GOP aids state they don't know why the GOP relented and allowed passage. One hopes the bargain was worth it - and the Dems are good to their word.

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Most liberals (progressives) ignore the Constitution. All three branches of the government have done this since the early 1900's. Think about how much legislation has been passed that is not constitutional. A whisking look at the FDR administration will present you with much fodder.

However, things are changing. We the people of the USA are educating ourselves in the Constitution, Founding Fathers, politics, and history. I have seen this first hand.
We are better prepared now to keep our government in check than we have ever been. We are no longer asleep. We are active and willing to put our lives on the line to preserve American freedom for our children and grandchildren. Stand up America! We have a lot of work to do.

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