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If State Results Matter Romney Wins

MormonsAreChristian Wrote: Jun 04, 2012 8:26 AM
The Founding Fathers were prescient when they established the Republic, based on the supremacy of the states. If politicians hadn't virtually destroyed the supremacy of states, we would not be in the fiscal mess the Democrats and Republicans have created for us. States would have vied with other states for economic growth by keeping taxes and spending low. And the Federal Government would have been restricted to its Constitutional duties.
R.3 Wrote: Jun 04, 2012 11:05 AM
The Feds got around these restrictions by buying off the States. Look how many States are in the Federal hand-out line just to keep their domestic operations afloat. Robbing Peter to pay Paul usually ends up with a bad report. But hey, why worry about fiscal responsibility when we get our money for nothing.
Louie13 Wrote: Jun 04, 2012 9:49 PM
Actually, R.3, the Federal Government do not get their money for nothing, they pay the FED, which gets its money for nothing, interest on the money.

Paulus Textor Wrote: Jun 04, 2012 10:11 AM
You're right. But once the precedent of central government supremacy was set, it became almost impossible to turn back.

While Romney campaigns on how poorly our economy is performing under President Obama, the President ought to thank the "red" state GOP governors who are generating both economic and job growth despite his administration's policies.

If states are the laboratory for exploring what works, the contrasting results between the "blue" and "red" states should provide a stirring endorsement to the importance of returning to conservative economic principles to right America's economic ship.

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has seen the jobless rate fall by 2 percentage points over the past year. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder promotes a state budget that's on solid...