The 10th Amendment is the crux of the entire problem we're grappling with. Apparently when Chief Justice Roberts got his mail-order JD they only sent him the first nine amendments. Maybe Nancy Pelosi stole it from his mailman. We lost this battle long ago, with the XVIth amendment and Madison v. Marbury. As Ress wrote below, it's going to take a long time to undo all the harm we've done to ourselves. But, let's believe that we can do it. The TEA party movement is a great start. Writers like Mr. Mitchell certainly help.