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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Tom Woods: What Did the Supremacy Clause Mean?

The two major constitutional issues that will decide the fate of Obamacare are the Commerce Clause and the Supremacy Clause. Tom Woods gives a lesson on the Supremacy Clause.
That poor soul from the other day who insisted Lincoln never said that blacks shouldn’t be voters or jurors, or intermarry with white people, or that he had no intention to interfere with slavery where it existed, still thinks the Constitution’s Supremacy Clause makes state nullification unconstitutional. The Supremacy Clause merely begs the question. It reads, “This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in pursuance thereof…shall be the supreme law of the land; and the judges in every state shall be bound thereby, anything in the constitution or laws of any state to the contrary notwithstanding.”
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