Skip to comments.Obama jobs bill abolishes 11th Amendment
Posted on 11/12/2011 12:53:46 PM PST by eglman
As with the constitutional struggle that was stirred up by the passage of ObamaCare, the Presidents latest pet proposal is brightening the battle lines between friends of federal power and those who advocate the protection of the sovereignty of states. The American Jobs Act contains several key provisions that apparently push the boundary between state and federal power back, expanding Washingtons sphere of authority.
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I think it’s time the natives get restless1!
The natives are restless, and this POS is pushing the envelope.
Here’s the Eleventh Amendment:
“The Judicial power of the United States shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United States by Citizens of another State, or by Citizens or Subjects of any Foreign State.”
What’s it mean?
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Yeah, well the natives' congressional representatives are certainly NOT getting restless.
What’s this Constitution everybody is so upset about? It’s not like the first time 0bambi has trashed it.
I believe the idiot author of this article meant the 10th Amendment - another shining example of today’s “education”, as brought to you by the Teachers’ Unions.
I posted the Rob Natelson article a month or so ago. It is worth reading.
My initial reaction to the section of the jobs bill that abrogates state’s rights under the 11th amendment was to ask “why?”. Why would the Obama administration want to expand the overreach of the supreme court into internal state affairs? In my limited capacity, I believe this to be obviously related to immigration. The obama administration is trying to become involved in suits brought against a state that will inevitably arise from the strict immigration laws that have been passed in several states.
Nonetheless, constitutional amendments cannot be legislated away. Only additional constitutional amendments can repeal previous amendments, so I doubt that this section in question would hold up in court.
Obama thinks the Constitution should say what the government must do for the people, not just contain restrictions to government power.
More and more centralized power. That’s the ticket.
” - - - the unconstitutional will of the President - - - “
It is time to IMPEACH the Coward-in Chief Obama.
I think Post 10 answers the question.
The U.S. Constitution means nothing to this joker and the people in his charge. I cannot believe that the Republican-controlled U.S. House sits by while this buffoon runs rampant over the U.S. Constitution. Why do they think we voted in a Republican majority?