Unconstitutional Bailout!!

The Constitution of the United States specifically mentioned that all bills concerning taxes and revenues shall initiative first out of the House of Representatives.  From what I have heard from the radio there are tax and revenue provisions and the Senate has passed and sent a copy of their bill for the Mortgage Interest meltdown to the House of Representatives.  This is Unconstitutional and all members of the House should vote NO-NO-NO!!! on this bill. 

If they do not then this could be considered as a precedence for the Senate writing tax and revenue law in an emergency session because the House does not run fast enough.  It takes less effort for 100 to agree than a massive 400 + to agree.

Beware of the precedence.

Section 7. All bills for raising revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with amendments as on other Bills.

Every bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives and the Senate, shall, before it become a law, be presented to the President of the United States; if he approve he shall sign it, but if not he shall return it, with his objections to that House in which it shall have originated, who shall enter the objections at large on their journal, and proceed to reconsider it. If after such reconsideration two thirds of that House shall agree to pass the bill, it shall be sent, together with the objections, to the other House, by which it shall likewise be reconsidered, and if approved by two thirds of that House, it shall become a law. But in all such cases the votes of both Houses shall be determined by yeas and nays, and the names of the persons voting for and against the bill shall be entered on the journal of each House respectively. If any bill shall not be returned by the President within ten days (Sundays excepted) after it shall have been presented to him, the same shall be a law, in like manner as if he had signed it, unless the Congress by their adjournment prevent its return, in which case it shall not be a law.

Every order, resolution, or vote to which the concurrence of the Senate and House of Representatives may be necessary (except on a question of adjournment) shall be presented to the President of the United States; and before the same shall take effect, shall be approved by him, or being disapproved by him, shall be repassed by two thirds of the Senate and House of Representatives, according to the rules and limitations prescribed in the case of a bill.

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2 Responses to Unconstitutional Bailout!!

  1. I did not know this, but good point. I’ll do some reading … do you have the specific section?

    While we’re at it, the Federal Reserve is also unconstitutional and the real reason we are where we are today.

    Thought you might be interested in this: How the Fed “Injects” money into the system

  2. keithlj says:

    I am not advocating the Federal Reserve being unconstitutional. I just thought the full expression of Withonebreath should be included.

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