“We’re going to give you back a lot of the powers that have been taken away from states and great people and great governors, and you can control it better than the federal government because you’re right on top of it,” Trump said.
The president delivered a speech at the National Governors Association meeting on Monday.
He explained that more states needed to compete for the best solutions around the country, citing the importance of citizens holding their state governors accountable.
“They know the best how to spend their dollars and how to take care of the people within each state,” Trump said, referring to state elected officials. “And states are different and people are different. So the governors are going to have a lot more decision-making ability than they have right now.”
That was how The Constitution intended government to work in the first place in order to prevent tyranny.....in other words.....obama!
BACK TO THE BASICS
'' MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN ''
two repeals would make it happen. REPEAL the 14th and 17th amendments.
simple... if the word REPEAL wasn't a pejorative among lawmakers/politicians.
What Does Pejorative Mean ??
as a noun or adjective;
... maybe it would have been better to say - if repeal wasn't a dirty word among lawmakers/politicians.
in the land of infinite laws, repealing a law (or constitutional amendment) is rare. when's the last time we saw any law repealed?? 'lawmakers' obviously have a strong aversion to the idea.
I don't think we need to start repealing parts of our national constitution . it sets a bad precedent
do you realize that the 14th amendment made states subordinate to the federal government? ...and that was contrary to the core intent of the original design the founders created and the 1st 100 years of our country's form of government?
so, if it has more than proven to be a bad mistake - repealing it would still be bad precedent? A poisonous amendment should remain in place because admitting a horrible mistake and correcting it is bad precedent?
and the 17th amendment removed any remaining influence on federal laws the states had left after the 14th amendment made states subordinate to fed/gov. It made the states completely powerless in the fed/gov lawmaking process.
the stated goal is 'giving power back to the states'
9th——YOU ARE RIGHT!
thanx Jea and Manny
--- and no disrespect for Lois intended at all;
I think your opinion is valid and I somewhat share it I think, in that I don't want amending the constitution more to become common. I just want the poison wrongfully added to the recipe removed, and then left alone. At least for quite a while to allow the corrected recipe time to have an effect.
But we've already seen what the poisonous amendments have produced, and it's exactly what the founders/Locke/others knew and said 300 years ago. We can believe our eyes and admit we predictably ruined the recipe and correct our obvious mistakes.... can't we?
I only hope that giving power back to the states includes giving back property taken by the Socialists under the Antiquities Act of 1906. The property belongs to the states, if you support the constitution, along with the natural resources on and under the ground.