Originally Posted by BigRedChief
I know you have states on the brain. You haven't heard of anything that shouldn't be at the states.
Sorry not in favor to take it to the states. It benefits everyone, it needs to stay at the federal level.
That's not an argument. It's ignorance.
I don't mean that as an insult it's just what it is. Ignorance can be handled with education.
There's no Constitutional authority for the Feds to be involved in welfare for any special interest group. That includes victim groups. General as in the "general welfare" refers to the nation as a whole. Spending is supposed to be limited to the enumerated powers under Congress, not just because someone likes the idea something would benefit every individual. That's collectivist thinking.
“The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature.” ~ James Madison, Father of the Constitution
“We do not believe in aggressive or preventive war. Such war is the weapon of dictators, not of free democratic countries like the United States.”~ Truman, Sept 1, 1950