Republican drive to end social programs UNCONSTITUTIONAL

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    The Preamble

    We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.


    Now I like for the Republicans and Tea bastards to prove that social welfare programs are unconstitutional and to justify voting and lobbying eliminate them. One good example in Social Security although there are others.
     
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    I'm not tranquil about having Social programs that cause annual trillion dollar deficits and are multi trillion underfunded.
     
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    No, ending these programs would be constitutional... if we elected to do so

    As is having them also constitutional according to our current interpretation of our laws.

    The world belongs to the LIVING, not to the dead.

    The flounder fathers wrote a document that did NOT ties our hands with specific laws.

    They understood, like those of you who imagine that there is a right "literal" interpretation of the Constitution do not, that one cannot bind the FUTURE generations to the vision of the current generation.

    Most of us would not be able to VOTE, if we'd stuck to the constitution that our floundering fathers originally wrote.

    Now who here wants to come out in favor of only allowing a very small percentage of the population to vote?

    Who here wants to come out in favor of once again allowing slavery?

    THAT would be a literal interpretation of the constitution that our floundering fathers passed.

    Now I know some of you would be in favor of those changes to our society

    I also know most of you who would like thise things, don't have the balls to openly admit it.
     
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    Asswipe. Social security is not social welfare. You must pay into it to get it. Welfare is when you get something for nothing which is probably what you are used to doing and hence your outrage that it may stop for you. Sucks to be you donut?
     
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    That isn't what it meant. Government was to be limited in their power. And that power is not to take from one class to give to another. That is Socialism. That isn't the system that was formed by the Founders.

    You need to read more.
     
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    It's unconstitutional to repeal social programs?

    News to me.
     
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    What do you interpet 'general welfare' to be? I take it mean the welfare of all people, not just the rich.
     
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    So you agree that its socialism when the Republicans support big business, tax cuts and the cutting of social programs to put more money in the pockets of the rich minority or does socialism work one way?
     
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    Everyone would benefit by reading the Federalist Papers. On this topic, #45 seems appropriate.

    The Federal government has become what even strong federalists feared, superior to the states. The states have become lackeys.

    It's time the people insist on more local control, much easier to get rid of the loons.
     
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    News to me too.

    All these social programs are nothing more than socialistic charity. Taking money from the group that earns it and giving it to those that kinda sorta forgot to get a job. Kinda sorta forgot to take birth control and kinda sorta have no sense of responsibility whatsoever.

    There is no charity in the Constitution. No using of the public largess for charitable reasons.

    Funny how that GW clause wan't used as charity until FDR started rewriting things to suite his views.

    Kinda funny how no one up until then even considered using the public largesse as charity.

    Charity: Not in the Constitution
     
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