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March 17th

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Section 10. No state shall enter into any treaty, alliance, or confederation; grant letters of marque and reprisal; coin money; emit bills of credit; make anything but gold and silver coin a tender in payment of debts; pass any bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts, or grant any title of nobility.

Emphasis mine. Good luck trying to figure out how to take revenge on AIG. Because the point of bailout is to stick it to AIG, not prevent trillions in assets from being written off. Right?

Note: Good job guys, maybe should have read the bill first. Page H1412 of the final stimulus bill

“(iii) The prohibition required under clause (i) shall not be construed to prohibit any bonus payment required to be paid pursuant to a written employment contract executed on or before February 11, 2009, as such valid employment contracts are determined by the Secretary or the designee of the Secretary.

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