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Sunday, April 26, 2015

State Regulation and the Necessary and Proper Clause

“Certainly no such universal power was meant to be given them. It was intended to lace them up straightly within the enumerated powers and those without which, as means, these powers could not be carried into effect. It is known that the very power now proposed as a means was rejected as an end by the Convention which formed the Constitution. A proposition was made to them to authorize Congress to open canals, and an amendatory one to empower them to incorporate. But the whole was rejected, and one of the reasons for rejection urged in debate was, that then they would have a power to erect a bank, which would render the great cities, where there were prejudices and jealousies on the subject, adverse to the reception of the Constitution.”  - Jefferson

We have all the tools we need, right in the tool box.

What we need is an assembly of technicians and mechanics to go to work.

Here's the piece.

Kerodin
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