To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States;
I thought you were trying to establish the agument that providing for the general welfare of the nation was not an enumerated power. If you weren't, my apologies.
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, 'San Serif']H[/FONT]ow much he donates to FERS every paycheck. About $10 per paycheck. The taxpayer makes up the rest (YOU).
Ridiculous and is totally unsustainable in fiscal terms...