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A Vast New Federal Power

Rick 2811 Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 9:17 AM
It's almost as tho' the constitution is like art...beautiful and meaningful to some, ugly and demeaning to others. Where are we headed?

If you drive a car, I'll tax the street,

If you try to sit, I'll tax your seat.

If you get too cold, I'll tax the heat,

If you take a walk, I'll tax your feet.

-- The Beatles in "The Taxman"

Of the 17 lawyers who have served as chief justice of the United States, John Marshall -- the fourth chief justice -- has come to be known as the "Great Chief Justice." The folks who have given him that title are the progressives who have largely written the history we are taught in government schools. They revere...