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Wilson vs. Obama — Who Spoke The Truth?

September 15, 2009
Doug Patton

“Congress shall make no law respecting…” Do those words sound familiar? They are, of course, familiar to any and all of us who have received even a cursory education in the founding documents of this nation. The Constitution of the United States of America is a document of enumerated rights and restrictions — rights of the people and restrictions on government. It clearly spells out the rights of individuals, such as freedom of speech, religion, assembly, the right to keep and bear arms, etc.

It also clearly spells out, in no uncertain terms, the restrictions on the federal government, including the 10th Amendment, which states that any authority not expressly granted to the federal government is reserved to the states and to the people. Hence, the phrase “Congress shall make no law regarding…”

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  1. Linda permalink
    September 15, 2009 11:27 am

    While watching the president speak I thought the behavior rude and insulting in that great hall.
    But, call Joe Wilson what you will, it served a purpose. Will he be proven to be correct in the end? Will they be more careful with this issue while finalizing this bill? Will they allow the president to be caught in a blatant lie?
    It remains to be seen.

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