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Slaves as 3/5 of a person...

According to Tom Woods in the Politically Incorrect Guide to American History, slave owners wanted to get another free vote for each slave they owned. The north didn't think they should get extra free votes for each slave they 'owned'. The compromise? Half a vote maybe. Nah, let's go with 3/5:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three-fifths_compromise

It is what it is and it ain't what it ain't. Also there's pandas.

"Anyone who thinks you can't create something out of nothing never dated a drama queen."

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