"Any one of the strange laws we suffer is a
compromise between a fad and a vested interest."
by:
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
(1874-1936) British essayist, critic, poet, and novelist
Source:
Saint Thomas Aquinas: The Dumb Ox, 1933
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True. Federal judges tell us that the Constitution is NOT written in stone.
 -- cal, lewisville, tx     
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    Cap and Raid, Long Gun Registration, Non existent Immigration Enforcement...the complete selling out of the United States under one little law at a time...Our Judicial System needs a major overhaul.
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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    Log on to the Institute for Justice and see how many laws are passed to keep out competition in certain certain busnesses. Most licensing laws are passed for that purpose.
     -- jim k, Austin,Tx     
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    Indeed. 'Law-making' is a racket designed to rig the game in favor of an elite.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    (-; and knowing the fad started as someone's vested interested, we're really in trouble ;-)
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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