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Specificpowers 5aspecificpowers

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Unformatted text preview: e to pay them; that of all taxes on consumption, those on foreign commerce are most compatible with the genius and policy of free States." James Madison No one agrees, no one is happy No one agrees, no one is happy No taxes can be devised which are not more or less inconvenient and unpleasant. George Washington Taxes and the Deficit Taxes and the Deficit 5a. Specific Powers 5a. Specific Powers Example 2: Regulate trade between states 5b. Implied Powers 5b. Implied Powers “Government can make laws necessary to carry out specific powers” ­­’Blank check’ clause. Consequences: “must build post offices”: seize land “must regulate trade”: divert rivers “Eminent domain” New London Connecticut: New London Connecticut: Kelo V. City of New London 2005 Supreme Court, 5­4 backed eminent domain 5c. Inherent Powers 5c. Inherent Powers Right of government to keep documents secret if nat...
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This note was uploaded on 10/31/2013 for the course POLS 206 taught by Professor Someonethatwasjusttryingtogettheirdoctorate during the Fall '06 term at Texas A&M.

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