The federal system of 1787 is gone. It died on the battlefields of the Civil War. In that war, the states’ basic sovereignty, in the form of the right to secede and the right to enslave, was decisively curtailed. The old system of federalism was replaced with a different system of federalism whose contours are complex and still evolving, but which differs in fundamental ways from the federal system of 1787. The Civil War is hardly the end of this story.
Every Tuesday, President Obama personally checks off the names of people he wants killed. George Bush, a bit more squeamish than Obama, never did that; but Mr. Obama felt those decisions were the president’s responsibility: he want[s] to keep his own finger on the trigger,” according to one report. A tidy, scheduled man, the President only picks his victims once a week, now called “Terror Tuesday.
Only hang around people who are positive and make you feel good.
Really, of course, it’s tumblr that’s over.
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