Comment: 17th Amendment

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17th Amendment

Great point about the 17th amendment. Very few people realize that if the states still had a voice at the table, the feds wouldn't have gotten so powerful. Truly, the "checks and balances" enshrined in the Constitution were lost then and that is when the Federal Gov't began to grow at an unsettling rate. I can't remember if it dawned on me reading one of Ron Paul's books or Judge Napalitano's Theodore and Woodrow.

If ignorance is bliss, Washington DC must be heaven.