Whenever liberal Democrats talk about our Constitution it’s an exercise in pretzel logic as they preach about their belief that the document is a “living, breathing document” that requires it to adjust to the times we live in regardless of the issue. For example, when encouraging gun control and their view of the 2nd amendment they breathlessly pronounce that the Founding Fathers had no way of knowing that “assault weapons” would be available to Americans.
For your consideration, the California Legislature recently voted to raise the State’s gas tax and vehicle registration fees to grab more than $5.4 billion a year out of Californian’s pockets. This was accomplished by “negotiating” or giving key legislators that would vote for the new taxes nearly $1 billion of taxpayer money for “projects”in their districts.
In the days following the several news outlets ran stories with headlines like, “Buying’ the votes for a gas-tax hike: Is it illegal or just good politics?”There were statements from legal professors and ethics watchdogs that justified the wrangling in the stories as grand efforts at compromise and consensus.
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