Saturday, July 14, 2012

Gibbons v. Ogden and NFIB v. Sebelius

Please forgive the absolute lack of context:

"In imposing taxes for State purposes, they are not doing what Congress is empowered to do. Congress is not empowered to tax for those purposes which are within the exclusive province of the States."

Here is a link, in case you are interested in knowing what the Court was actually considering.  I guarantee that this would qualify, at best, as obiter dicta, but still ...

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