Thursday, September 1, 2011

Constitutional Scholar Refutes Anti-Paul Claims

By Chris

Thomas Woods, author of Meltdown and The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History, gives an intellectual lashing in an op-ed opinion column today in The Daily Iowan.

“A good rule of thumb I’ve discovered is that critics who claim Rep. Ron Paul doesn’t understand the Constitution are themselves the ones whose knowledge is deficient.

For example, Scott McKeag, a teacher in the Iowa City School District, came down hard on the congressman in these pages for denying that the federal government has a role in education according to the Constitution. The congressman further believes that education is better managed by states, localities, and parents.

McKeag cites the Constitution’s “necessary and proper” clause to justify the federal Department of Education, which opened its doors in 1980.

Let’s tick off the problems with this howler…”

Read the full article here.

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