Clause 1 of the powers.
lesl at UDEL.EDU
Wed Sep 13 10:41:39 PDT 2000
Calvin Johnson wrote:
> 1. You have conceded the major premise: If you can tax for the common
defense and general welfare, you can regulate for the common defense and
Do you mean to argue that the clause authorized, in the founding
generation's viewpoint, ALL regulating by the feds in order to promote
general welfare , or simply as much regulatory effect as could be
brought about through use of the taxing and duty-laying power?
The latter is non-controversial, but you sure have not convinced me of
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