Our own Craig Comess has an excellent column in today’s Times-Dispatch about constitutional adherence. Check it out:
If Congress can require us to purchase health care, what is there to stop lawmakers from requiring that we all get regular medical checkups, join a gym, or start a government-approved diet if we exceed a certain body/mass index? Why can’t Congress mandate that we limit our consumption of junk food, alcohol, and red meat — or purchase classical music for our babies, which is good for brain development?
Would common sense stop them? We’re talking about Congress.
Read the entire piece here.