Today POLITICO Arena asks:
Is Alaska Republican Senate nominee Joe Miller correct to suggest that the federal minimum wage is unconstitutional? And beyond that constitutional question, is this a wise political strategy?
Joe Miller is absolutely right: The federal government has no authority under the Constitution to set a minimum wage — or to do so many of the countless other things it does today. When Nancy Pelosi was asked where in the Constitution Congress was authorized to order Americans to buy health insurance, she responded, “Are you serious?” That’s a mark of how little America’s political elites today understand the document they take an oath to uphold.
Read the rest of the Cato post here.
Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Can We Take the Truth?
Can We Take the Truth? Cato-at-Liberty