If government would stick only to what it was authorized to do, and leave the rest to the people, most of our economic problems would resolve themselves.Details
It is no exaggeration, no stretch of the imagination, no revisionist or wild-eyed conspiracy theory to state that the Constitution of the United States of America came into being, more than any other reason, to crush a welfare program, to stop the poor from ganging up on the rich and, endowed with the power of democracy, stealing their money.Details
In the end, it only took the money changers and the power brokers 81 years to undue the actions of Andrew Jackson and get their way again, by convincing the U. S. Congress and President Wilson that we needed another central bank, euphemistically called the Federal Reserve, which isn’t federal and it doesn’t have any reserves.Details
In 1819 U.S. Supreme Court decision “McCullough v. Maryland,” Chief Justice John Marshall wrote, “An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, a power to destroy; because there is a limit beyond which no institution and no property can bear taxation.”Details
Prior to 1937, Congressâ€™s role in the regulation of commerce was quite simply defined as the â€œmovement of goodsâ€ between states, and put most production and manufacturing outside of the regulatory power of Congress. This definition has essentially been abandoned ever since the Supreme Court, in 1937, upheld an act allowing Congress to regulate many aspects of labor through the National Labor Relations Board.Details
by Rep Ron Paul
This week the House is expected to pass an $825 billion economic stimulus package.Â In reality, this bill is just an escalation of a government-created economic mess.Â Â As before, a sense of urgency and impending doom is being used to extract mountains of money from Congress with minimal debate.Â So much for change.Â This is dÃ©jÃ vu.Â We are again being promised that its passage will help employment, help homeowners, help the environment, etc.
These promises are worthless.ÂDetails