When the shoe is on the other foot.posted by Ron Beasley at 2/06/2005 03:07:00 PM
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Article I, Section 8, Clause 3 of the United States Constitution empowers the United States Congress "To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes".The commerce clause was in fact used to justify the legality of the Civil Rights Act. Like other progressives, I believe the progressive cause is right and just but it was "Blue State" morality forced on the "Red States". The legislative branch and the courts are now swinging rapidly to the right. What the blue states may be about to see is "Red State" morality forced on them. The Religious Right believes in their cause just as much as we progressives believe in ours and in fact are more willing to fight for it. Prepare for the tools we progressives used so effectively to be turned against us. Get ready for a step back in time, the 16th century is about to do an encore.
I changed the "conservative" in the first paragraph to neo-conservative in deference to the "old" conservatives who are just as unhappy about the current state of affairs as I am.