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EconoMeter asks Obama, Romney about the economy

Given a chance to ask either major candidate, here's what's at the top of their list

Roger Showley, U-T SAN DIEGO

Friday, August 24, 2012

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Kelly Cunningham, National University System
The U.S. Constitution was precisely written to restrict the overreaching hand of the federal government. Some claim the Constitution is a “living” document as standards evolve marking some sort of society progress. Others argue the entire purpose is to embed certain inalienable rights that cannot be usurped by government. Where does the candidate stand on how much the Constitution actually restrains enumerated powers imposed upon the federal government? Can they cite anything the Constitution irrefutably limits the federal government from doing? Can they name any human endeavor that cannot be regulated based upon an assumption the endeavor affects interstate commerce?