You're right! We are well down that slippery path. The 10th Amendment was supposed to put the brakes on all this unconstitutional spending and meddling, but politicians being politicians found a way to continue gaining power by buying votes with other people's money.<quoted text>What does the Constitution say about Income Taxes? Federal highways. National Traffic Safety Board? Social Security? Food and Drug Administration? FCC? FAA? ad nauseum?
With half the population now paying no federal income tax and with so many Americans with their hands out, I fear this will never again be the country our parents and grandparents knew.