Sen. McConnell and spending cuts

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    Maybe you can do another thread on the exact same topic?
     
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    Providing for the National defense is actually in the Constitution.

    Did you know that?
     
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    Apparently each one of those defense contactors is essential for the defense of the United States. Certainly more important then some 80 something demanding affordable health care.
     
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    . . . and so is providing for the "general welfare" of the citizenry. Did you know that?
     
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    Yep, right there in Art. I, Sec 8, Clause 1 next to the "general Welfare".
     
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    "With respect to the two words 'general welfare,' I have always regarded them as qualified by the detail of powers connected with them. To take them in a literal and unlimited sense would be a metamorphosis of the Constitution into a character which there is a host of proofs was not contemplated by its creators." --James Madison
     
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    "With respect to the two words 'general welfare,' I have always regarded them as qualified by the detail of powers connected with them. To take them in a literal and unlimited sense would be a metamorphosis of the Constitution into a character which there is a host of proofs was not contemplated by its creators." --James Madison
     

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