Wonder what Thomas Jefferson would think of FDR
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Sat Mar 7 02:51:46 PST 2020
"By an act (3) passed in the 5th Year of the reign of his late majesty
king George the second, an American subject is forbidden to make a hat
for himself of the fur which he has taken perhaps on his own soil; an
instance of despotism to which no parallel can be produced in the most
arbitrary ages of British history."
The Court decided that Filburn's wheat-growing activities reduced the
amount of wheat he would buy for animal feed on the open market, which
is traded nationally, is thus interstate, and is therefore within the
scope of the Commerce Clause.
Oddly US history textbooks emphasize taxation without representation.
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