"that's not in the constitution!

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    I'm curious, what things aren't in the constitution that we have now that should be defunded or killed all together?
     
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    Ooooo...He wants a list.

    The Departments of Energy, Commerce, Labor, Education, a central bank, HHS, HUD, EPA, FHA, BLM, TVA, FDA, DEA, ATF, Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid, farm subsidies, CPB/NPR/PBS/, EEOC, ONDCP, Ad Council, NRC....

    Need more, or is that a good enough start for you?
     
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    Oddball, you won't be happy until the federal government ceases to exist. You think that everything the federal government does has to be explicitly listed in the constitution? Well, that's not how it works. That's not the system of government that our constitution set out for us. It's clear that you don't like our country or our government, and you want something completely different. So why don't you move somewhere else?
     
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    I'm impressed you actually answered a question. Kudos
     
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    It would actually be easier to list the few things that ARE in the Constitution and which SHOULDN'T be cut out of the budget. I would guess that in excess of 85% of non-military spending is UnConstitutional and probably about half of the current military spending is UnConstitutional.
     
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    I can't find the words "supercarrier", "stealth bomber" or "attack drone" in the Constitution either. Hmmmmmmm:eusa_eh:
     
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    I think he said Constitution, not Articles of Confederation.

    But yeah, right, the EPA is unconstitutional because pollution never crosses state lines.:lol:
     
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    James Madison...y'know the principal author of the Constitution...disagrees.

    From Federalist #45:

     
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    most everything.


    if you actually read the constitution (pre-amendments) you will find it is nothing more than a roberts rules of order for government;

    in the amendments we have; freedom of press, weapons....well
    that's about it....

    so
    according to both the constitution and the amendments you have practically NO RIGHTS WHATSOEVER

    rights? NOT listed;

    to have a job
    to own property
    to get married
    to have children
    to own a car
    to drive a car
    to eat
    to education
    on and on and on......
     
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    I think maybe you need to go back and re-read Article I, Sections 8 & 9 and the Tenth Amendment to the US Constitution. Somehow I think you missed a lot of what's in there.
     

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