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Old 11-21-2013, 06:28 PM
 
Location: The Republic of Texas
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No good deed goes unpunished.

The unintended consequences of so many laws is, they have grabbed way more freedom than intended.

When is some hired gun, going to sit down and figure what were could all do without.
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Old 11-21-2013, 06:39 PM
 
Location: planet octupulous is nearing earths atmosphere
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they could start by reclassifying weed to what it should be!! the least destructive classification compared to other drugs..
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Old 11-21-2013, 06:42 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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For every law passed, 2 should have to come off of the books. Also, every law should have to be re voted on every 10 years.
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Old 11-21-2013, 09:59 PM
 
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How much are you willing to pay lawyers to do just the mere search and summarizations of all laws in the book at the local, state, federal, and international lawyers?

You're going to need the man power of at least ten thousand men to do it in a time sensitive manner.
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Old 11-21-2013, 10:11 PM
 
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How much are you willing to pay lawyers to do just the mere search and summarizations of all laws in the book at the local, state, federal, and international lawyers?

You're going to need the man power of at least ten thousand men to do it in a time sensitive manner.

Hire all those future grifters in law school, and make them do it as a class project.
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Old 11-21-2013, 10:26 PM
 
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No good deed goes unpunished.

The unintended consequences of so many laws is, they have grabbed way more freedom than intended.

When is some hired gun, going to sit down and figure what were could all do without.
who ever said the consequences of all the laws being passed was unintended? do you really think those power hungry politicians didnt know the intent of the laws being passed?
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Old 11-21-2013, 10:31 PM
 
Location: San Diego, CA
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All laws should have an automatic one-year sunset period. After one year, they are struck down and erased from the books, unless they are explicitly re-passed before that one year is up.

We'll get to the point where Congress's time is completely taken up, with renewing the laws they think are the most important. All the rest will go away. And Congress will have no time to craft new laws, unless they sacrifice several old ones. This will keep them from making new laws unless they consider them REALLY important, and worth losing a bunch of old ones for.

P.S. "Omnibus" laws are forbidden. You can' have a zillion laws all crammed into one package, that one act of renewal will take care of the whole lot. EACH ONE must be explicitly voted on.
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Old 11-21-2013, 10:33 PM
 
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All laws should have an automatic one-year sunset period. After one year, they are struck down and erased from the books, unless they are explicitly re-passed before that one year is up.

We'll get to the point where Congress's time is completely taken up, with renewing the laws they think are the most important. All the rest will go away.

P.S. "Omnibus" laws are forbidden. You can' have a zillion laws all crammed into one package, that one act of renewal will take care of the whole lot. EACH ONE must be explicitly voted on.
Unfortunately, incumbent politicians are not likely to agree to such terms.
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Old 11-22-2013, 09:23 AM
 
Location: A great city, by a Great Lake!
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they could start by reclassifying weed to what it should be!! the least destructive classification compared to other drugs..

Yep. The problem being the special interest groups like big pharma, who fear they'll lose a boat load of money from folks trying to find an alternate solution to cure or offer relief to what ails them. Keeping people sick is big business, don't ya know!
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Old 11-22-2013, 09:24 AM
 
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No good deed goes unpunished.

The unintended consequences of so many laws is, they have grabbed way more freedom than intended.

When is some hired gun, going to sit down and figure what were could all do without.
and then what happens when we run out of laws? we wont be able to make any more . what then bentbow ??
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