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Apr 30, 2015

REPEAL the 16th Amendment.
Use tariffs, tolls, fees for service & fines to fund the Federal govt or have the State's Comptroller General collect taxes in accordance with state law & apportioned by population & economic productivity & then send to Federal Treasury each year.

REPEAL the 17th Amendment.
Power to the States, Power to the People.

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May 11, 2015

The reason the 17th Amendment was put into place was the corruption that was state legislators picking Senators. Repealing the 17th Amendment actually takes power AWAY from the people. In states where the legislature is practically half and half with political parties (like New Hampshire), that's fine but I would never get a moderate Republican senator in Massachusetts (see Scott Brown) when our state house is 80% Dem and corrupt beyond D.C.

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