The Latest Constitutional Abomination - Education

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"Federal officials looking into how Penn State handled child sexual-abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky hit the university with a record $2.4 million fine Thursday, saying it violated campus crime reporting requirements, failed to warn people about potential threats and fostered a belief among athletes that rules didn't apply to them."

Take a breath.

Look at this and think about it.

You have the U.S. Federal Government, which has NO LEGITIMATE ROLE in education at any level, imposing a fine on THE TAXPAYERS OF PENNSYLVANIA, because a football coach was a pedophile in his spare time, and THE UNIVERSITY didn't do enough to stop it.

It boggles the mind.

And Penn State University - if it had the will to do so, which it manifestly doesn't - CANNOT tell the U.S. Department of Education to go fuck off, because the University gets a large portion of its revenue from UNCONSTITUTIONAL grants and gifts, and indirectly via students borrowing tuition money under Fed guarantees.

For reference, please review Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution, which lays out everything the Federal Government may spend your money on, and the Tenth Amendment, which tells the Federal Government to keep its fucking hands off of everything ELSE, which is reserved to the states and the people (us).

Re-read the opening paragraph, and ask yourself if the Revolutionary War was worth it.
 

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The Constitution exists solely in the context of its case law, as determined by the Supreme Court, authorized by the doctrine of judicial review and Articles III and VI.

“But that’s not in the Constitution” is a failed and ignorant ‘argument.’
 

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The Constitution exists solely in the context of its case law, as determined by the Supreme Court, authorized by the doctrine of judicial review and Articles III and VI.

“But that’s not in the Constitution” is a failed and ignorant ‘argument.’
There is nothing in the Constitution regarding case law. For the Constitution to exist solely in case law violates the purpose of a written constitution and is antithetical to every founder's explicit direction on how to interpret the Constitution they wrote.
 

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"Federal officials looking into how Penn State handled child sexual-abuse complaints against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky hit the university with a record $2.4 million fine Thursday, saying it violated campus crime reporting requirements, failed to warn people about potential threats and fostered a belief among athletes that rules didn't apply to them."

Take a breath.

Look at this and think about it.

You have the U.S. Federal Government, which has NO LEGITIMATE ROLE in education at any level, imposing a fine on THE TAXPAYERS OF PENNSYLVANIA, because a football coach was a pedophile in his spare time, and THE UNIVERSITY didn't do enough to stop it.

It boggles the mind.

And Penn State University - if it had the will to do so, which it manifestly doesn't - CANNOT tell the U.S. Department of Education to go fuck off, because the University gets a large portion of its revenue from UNCONSTITUTIONAL grants and gifts, and indirectly via students borrowing tuition money under Fed guarantees.

For reference, please review Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution, which lays out everything the Federal Government may spend your money on, and the Tenth Amendment, which tells the Federal Government to keep its fucking hands off of everything ELSE, which is reserved to the states and the people (us).

Re-read the opening paragraph, and ask yourself if the Revolutionary War was worth it.
Yep, Penn State is in a pickle. Damned if they do and damned if they don't.
 

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