Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Why Obamacare is Unconstitutional

Progressives and their Democrat Party handmaidens have it upside down

We The People are sovereign over our own lives; government is the servant, not the master. 

The US Constitution does not give us rights; it protects those unalienable rights given to us by God.  The Federal Government is not the "boss" of the states or the people.  The US Constitution is the instruction manual that the Federal Government must follow, and it was dictated by We The People and the several states.

Ron DeSantis and Adam Laxalt have written an excellent article on why Obamacare is unconstitutional.  It is chock full of quotes from the founders talking about how the federal powers are few and defined, not indefinite.  They succinctly lay out their case using the words of the founders... 
As Madison famously explained in The Federalist No. 45, the "powers delegated by the proposed Constitution to the federal government are few and defined." 

As a congressman, Madison warned against constructions of the Constitution that rendered the government "no longer a limited one, possessing enumerated powers, but an indefinite one, subject to particular exceptions." 

If inactivity can be characterized as commercial activity, then virtually anything is ripe for federal supervision, converting the Constitution into an "unlimited government," which is precisely what the Founding Fathers tried to prevent.  (American Spectator)
Such ideas embodied in our constitution are anathema to progressives and subversive to their cause.


Mark Adams said...

Nice piece, Silver. And yet liberals and progressives most always mis-quote this document.

Rep Like John Lewis (D-GA) comment back in Jan. "You go to the 14th Amendment–it’s equal protection under the law and we have not repealed the 14th Amendment. People have a right to have health care. It’s not a privilege but a right."
Well the 14th says equal protection OF the law, not under.

They, IMO, deliberately change the wording to sway public opinion.

Lisa said...

" The Federal Government is not the "boss" of the states or the people"

no they are not,the Public Unions are.

Anonymous said...

I'm looking forward to seeing what JMJ has to say about all of this.

They really is no logical way to reconcile the founder original intent with the progressive/Marxist agenda.

Linda said...

Silver ~ Very well said. The problem with progressives is that they read the Constitution through their myopic lens of social justice. It doesn't matter what the Constitution actually says, what matters to them is their "interpretation" of what governmental powers should be. Law doesn't seem to matter as much as their desire to usurp God-given rights in favor of their "improved" vision for the world.