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|For more than 2 years, TP has tracked 'tentherism,' a radical misreading of the Constitution which claims that pretty much everything the federal government does is unconstitutional. Tenther lawmakers -- who include members of Congress, senators, govs and at least one sitting Supreme Court justice -- have claimed that child labor laws, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, clean air laws and the federal highway system all violate the Constitution. Even tentherism has a limit, however. While tenthers would all but eliminate our natl leaders' ability to solve natl problems, they concede that state govts are still free to serve their citizens. Which is why a recent concurring opinion signed by US Court of Appeals judges David Sentelle and Janice Rogers Brown is so disturbing. Under Sentelle and Brown's vision, any attempt to protect workers, investors or consumers from unscrupulous...|
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