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    Yeah, sure..... ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by bijou View Post
    "I talked to Congressman Artur Davis today to assure him of my abiding admiration of him as a leader who is engaged in a huge challenge," Jackson said in the statement, obtained by The Hill through a congressional source. "I offer no challenge to his integrity as a leader. Representatives should all vote their conscience in the interest of their constituency."
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    I have a small problem with this. The "conscience" is often their ideology, damn the constituents. Representatives should represent the interests of their constituents and the best interests of the country. That may mean voting contrary to their ideology or party demands.
    Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
    C. S. Lewis
    Do not ever say that the desire to "do good" by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives. (Are you listening Barry)?:mad:
    Ayn Rand
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