Nemo me impune lacessit

No one provokes me with impunity

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No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.

Article 1, Section 9, Constitution of the United States

If this is the law of the land...why in a republic (little r) and as republicans, do we allow mere POLITICIANS to the right to use a "title of office" for the rest of their lives as if it were de facto a patent of nobility. Because, as republicans, this should NOT be the case...just saying...

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Sunday, August 28, 2011

What's Your Political Qotient?

Dr Tim Groseclose, a professor of Poly-Sci at UCLA has come up with a system based upon votes in both the House of Representatives and the US Senate that will give you an idea of your political beliefs...Nancy Pelosi scored a 100...and I scored a

Here’s your PQ: 5.3
Politicians with similar PQs are:

Michele Bachmann (R-Minn, 2007-09) PQ=-4.1
James DeMint (R-S.C. 1999-2009) PQ=5.1
Newt Gingrich (R-Ga., 1979-94) PQ=11.4
Richard Nixon (R-Calif., 1947-52) PQ=12.5
Lindsay Graham (R-S.C., 1995-2009) PQ=14.9

Here's a link to his site and the test.  It's 40 questions long and takes about 10 minutes.  Here are some other famous PQ's:

He's also written a book Left Turn, How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind.  Here's some video of him discussing his PQ test.

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