Dick Thornburgh Quotes About States

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"The capacity of the commonwealth government created under the local constitution to exercise governmental powers in local affairs is like that of local government in the states of the union in regard to non-federal affairs at the local level." ~ Dick Thornburgh
"After one hundred years of federal rule, the United States House of Representatives has moved to provide for the first meaningful route to self-determination for the Puerto Rican people under our federal system." ~ Dick Thornburgh
"As the highest ranking American official in the United Nations organization, I came to understand thoroughly that the national constitutional processes of the member states define the status of territories under their sovereignty." ~ Dick Thornburgh
"However, the sovereignty of the states is constitutionally defined and recognized, while the powers of the local government in Puerto Rico are defined by, and subject to alteration under, federal statutory law." ~ Dick Thornburgh
"Specifically, the reservation of sovereignty to the people of the states in matters not governed by federal law is constitutionally defined and permanently enshrined in the 10th Amendment." ~ Dick Thornburgh
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Say this for big league baseball - it is beyond any question the greatest conversation piece ever invented in America."
Author: Bruce Catton

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