Yeah well, to design a system without inbuilt breaking points is just stupid. [/quote]
You mean like a provision for constitutional amendment and a constitutional convention?
Look, we’ve been down this road, and you don’t have any ammunition left. Give it up.[/quote]
You dont get it do you?
The representatives of the states where promised that they could bail out at any time.
You think they would have consented to a treaty that made them the federal governments bitch?
This is the vibe that you get from their writings?
Well, go on then and have it as bloody as it apparently has to get.
Its on people like you, you know?
The only thing worth a shit that came out of the Articles of Confederation (Which were meant to be a means of governance during the wartime period)was the North West Ordinance. E pluribus unum. America is greater than the sum of its parts (the states.) The interests of the Union as a whole come first in a true American’s heart.