July 12, 2011

In blatant contradiction to the Constitution and intent for the separation of powers, Republican Senator Mitch McConnell has proposed solving the debt ceiling issue by handing over the power of the purse (specified under Section 1 Article 8 of the Constitution) over to the Office of the Presidency.

Read More from Paul Joseph Watson’s Article: Executive Dictatorship: McConnell Proposes Handing Over Power of Purse to Obama

Section 8 – Powers of Congress

The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

To borrow money on the credit of the United States;

To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes; […]

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