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House Shows Constitutional Hypocrisy

Written By: Bob Adelmann  |  Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Used by permission of The New American

            All new legislation offered by members of the House of Representatives since January 3, 2011 is required to include, under House Rule XII, a reference to the constitutional authority under which the bill is presented. Most of the bills offered since then show either the members' lack of understanding of, or blatant disregard for, the purpose of Rule XII: to tie the proposed legislation to the enumerated powers under the Constitution.

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