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Steven Givler: Why the 17th Amendment Was a Bad Idea


Speaking of having the dope… there are plenty to go ’round, as Givler notes.

“The 17th Amendment to the US Constitution allowed for direct election by the voters of their senators. Never mind that the Founding Fathers foresaw that was a bad idea – onward in our rush toward democracy! (something else the Founders knew to be a mistake)”

Take a few minutes to check a few of Steven’s posts while you’re there.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. 2010/06/15 08:27

    Thanks as always, Ran. You have singlehandedly doubled my readership. (it’s now up to 6!)

  2. 2010/06/15 12:38

    Hey – Bob Belvedere did that for me. I get hundreds of hits! (…a month.)

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