Commerce Clause Contortions: Uncle Sam’s Creative Overreach of Power

While the Commerce Clause was intended to regulate trade among the states, its interpretation by the federal government has sometimes resembled a game of “Six Degrees of Interstate Commerce,” allowing Uncle Sam to poke his nose into activities seemingly unrelated to crossing state lines.

Green: Are Our Systems Failing?

Who is John Galt? In Ayn Rand’s classic novel Atlas Shrugged, she described a future world in which proliferating regulations and restrictions progressively rob the world’s most productive people of the fruits of their labor. One such person (John Galt) offended that he was denied the rewards of his work, swore that he would “stop …

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