From the US Constitution, the tenth amendment rounds out the original “Bill of Rights”. Simply put,
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.
I was reminded of this important part of our American history by reviewing some famous quotes over at the Heritage Foundation web site. It got me to thinking: how can the federal government take over any private industry (banks, auto manufacturers, health care) when such action is not sanctioned by our Constitution?
Not only does the administration want to impinge upon my freedoms, but it wants to tax me for these privileges which it legally does not possess!
Maybe if our president spent more time actually, you know, governing and not on the talk-show circuits… well, then again maybe that would be worse?
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