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The Supremacy Clause only applies when its convenient.
Pot - convenient.
Immigration and gun control - inconvenient4 months ago
1) The EPA steps in to regulate when the industry fails to remedy the problem. Cases in point: EPA regulates forests in areas where lumber industry fails to renew the resource. Could industry have done better - probably, but they didn't. Conversely and contrary to Fed Regs, New England lobstermen mark and throwback adult female lobsters ensuring survival of the species. Result lobster is cheaper today than it has been in 30 years. Next up - the Fracking Industry. If they don't clean up the groundwater they will be regulated out of existence, as well they should. Cheap energy only benefits the living.
2) The incontrovertible truth is that coal kills both directly and indirectly and the real cost of coal should be include the cost of the health effects including everything from allergies and asthma to heart disease and black lung which is now on the rise 1st time since the 1940s. So lets not kid ourselves by saying coal miners and their way of life need protecting. This isn't the Ladies Auxiliary Quilting Club. Coal miners have a life expectancy almost 20 years less than the average American and "...are 50% more likely to die of cancer and 42% more likely to be born with birth defects compared with other people in Appalachia."
3) There is at this point not even the smallest question that the Earth is warming, so don't even go there. The only question remaining is whether human effort can reverse the process. But undoubtedly the current trend will be disastrous..
4) The EPA created by Richard Nixon by the way has a mission to protect the ignorant from greedy. Judging from this article they have their hands full.8 months ago
So, YES to guns on campus but NO on pot. What a curious universe she lives in.Apr 4, 2012
Welcome to Shariazona where not a week goes by without some branch of government inviting a constitutional lawsuit.Mar 29, 2012
So tired of these religulites. I'm pretty sure if there is a god she's an atheist.Mar 15, 2012