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Comment Re:AMA needs to do some reading. (Score 1) 305

promote the general Welfare

I see that like most people, you have no idea what that phrase means in law.

What it means is that the constitution is required to benefit the whole country, not specific individuals or groups. It's not carte blanche to enact any and all legislation that some idiot legislator believes is a good idea.


"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a silly proverb. "Necessity is the mother of futile dodges" is much nearer the truth. -- Alfred North Whitehead