Colossal Ignorance

This post is inspired by the continual misunderstanding of the “General Welfare” clause of the U.S. Constitution.  This is one of the most misunderstood parts of the Constitution. Most statists think this phrase gives the Federal Government carte blanche to spend money on anything that may be good for anyone in the U.S.  Stating it…

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Chronology Matters

Chronology is critical when it comes to interpreting the US Constitution.  Recently, I have heard attacks on the 10th movement claiming that Article I section 8 trumps the 10th amendment, because it provides for the ‘general welfare’ of the nation and so “of course the Federal health care program is constitutional”. I had a chance…

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Shuster: Tenth Amendment is a Bunch of Baloney

From NewsBusters.org “MSNBC’s Shuster: Tenth Amendment a ‘Baloney’ Issue That Appeals to Right-wing Fringe”  (h/t Bob Greenslade) Clearly Dave is mis-informed.  Or, he’s a straight-faced liar.  Either way, as far as Constitutional understanding goes, this guy is as clueless – and dangerous – as it gets. Here’s some introductory reading on the subject: Is Obamacare…

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