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An Old But Good Argument Revisited

UR US CONSTITUTION IS THE BEST the world has ever seen, and the oldest one still in use. Still, it is far from perfect. The Anti-federalists pointed out many weaknesses and pushed for the Bill of Rights. Imagine where we would be without the Bill of Rights. Still, if you honestly read the Constitution, and study it well, you will find that the Anti-federalists were right. The Constitution put everything in place for the states to be reduced to mere districts. The Civil War was began as the ultimate rejection of this idea. Since then, the Federal Goverment has encroached...

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Miami-Dade Surfing The Spotlight

AFTER MONTHS OF SETBACKS, the Miami-Dade County Commission moved Tuesday to accept County Manager George Burgess's recommendation to award federal lobbying contracts to four firms instead of three, a move that will require that the county spend $150,000 that was to be set aside for related work orders and optional services. During last year's solicitation process, the commission moved to award governmental consulting contracts to Alcalde & Fay, based in Arlington, VA; Patton Boggs, based in Washington, DC: and Greenberg Traurig, based in Miami. The firms would provide Miami-Dade with representation and governmental consulting services before the executive and legislative...