Comment: Yeah, we're clear on that!

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Yeah, we're clear on that!

Imagine things operating on the INTENT of laws instead of legal loopholes that totally distort the intent; and, in the process, set precedents that can make a law - or country's Constitution - virtually inconsequential.

But assuming we'd start to honor the Thirteenth Amendment, lawyers would just stop using the title "Esquire." And the profession would simply develop another qualifying association - or just RE-NAME the one they have now: the B.A.R (British Accreditation Registry) Association.

I'm actually more interested in the Thirteenth Amendment applying to those in government holding dual citizenship (emolument = any way that a citizen receives benefits, i.e., from a foreign power); also American businesses that profit directly from foreign governments - my points/questions below:

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir