Date: Fri, 24 May 2013 11:11:52 +0200
- Comments for Strike The Root Blog
Comment on Abuse Begets Abuse by Jeff Langr
Obama now has some mild constitutional concerns, as does the US Senate body (see http://www.usatoday.com/money/perfi/taxes/2009-03-23-tax-bill_N.htm). “As a general proposition, you don’t want to be passing laws that are just targeting a handful of individuals,” says Obama. That’s an odd statement coming from someone who holds a law degree–that a concept is “a general proposition,” when in fact it’s a basic rule of the US system of government.
The US started going downhill as soon as people started figuring out ways to abuse their own rules. It’s an inevitable path, sadly.
I could end up being wrong on this, but I still predict that Obama will sign a bill that represents some form of constitutional abuse.