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Have You Read This Thing: Article 1, Section 8
By: Barry Belmont

First, read this quote from HowStuffWorks.com: “The ultimate point of the Mafia is to make money. Families use a variety of activities to accomplish this. One of the most common is also one of the simplest – extortion. Extortion is forcing people to give up their money by threatening them in some way. Mafia “protection rackets” [...]

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Have You Read This Thing?
By: Barry Belmont

Every now and the someone tells me I should read the Constitution. Periodically I try — I sit down, I say to myself, Okay, You’re gonna read this thing, and I never end up finishing it. I get passed the preamble and I think, Oh, This won’t be so bad, I can do this. But [...]

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