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  1. Gold Star for Robot Boy says:

    Republicans are all about federalism when it comes to giving them cover for ignoring (Democrats’) laws they don’t like.
    But when the GOP holds the reins of power in Washington, no state should dare try that sh1t.

    As for BtS, great band but not very outgoing in concert. When I saw them in Orlando a few years ago, they must’ve said less than 20 words to the audience. But the encore cover of “White Man in Hammersmith Palais” was a nice touch.Report

  2. It would seem as if the 10th Amendment has joined the great pantheon of right wing nonsense. Someone should ask Cuccinelli if he can even recite the text of the 10th, let alone describe any of the 10th A. jurisprudence. Perhaps he has copies of Randy Barnett’s old books, but I rather doubt it.Report

  3. Clint says:

    3 things:

    1. Cooch!
    2. It seems like every red-leaning state legislature has passed a resolution condemning cap-and-trade. Short of nullification, however, I am not sure how a state could actually opt-out of the scheme. Similar to Sanford’s stimulus efforts, you would also short-change your companies from being able to take advantage of allowance freebies.
    3. I believe the head of Virginia’s manufacturing group is testifying in front of Barbara Boxer’s committee on the bill this week. Maybe he has some ideas.Report