Source: Tesla Motors
quote: But if I, a consumer, choose to buy and drive a semi-truck every day, I should be able to.
quote: Now as far as emissions you may deem as dangerous, where is the federal government's authority to regulate such a thing? It doesn't exist.
quote: If the federal government wants to regulate that, Congress should pass a Constitutional amendment to do so.
quote: I don't see why the issue of marriage has to be brought into those things at all at the federal level.
quote: The current administration is telling Christian chaplains in the military that they have to perform a service for whoever wants it. No matter the beliefs of their faith.
quote: You also act like marriage has always been something the state or federal government was always involved in.
quote: So what? The government was not always involved with regulation of electricity or airspace, either. Yet, here we are. Times change. We aren't a tiny little backwater with a handful of mostly-rural and self-sufficient people any longer; we're a highly-integrated modern 300 million strong industrialized nation. The rules of the Wild West don't and can't work in the modern context.
quote: There should be no limits on Government power.
quote: There are obvious Constitutional limits, and furthermore newsflash: you (and all the other people of the nation) constitute the ultimate limit on what Government does or doesn't do. Don't look for the Constitution to do your job for you.
quote: The Founders knew better than anyone the dangers of a pure Democracy and sought to insulate the Government from the whims of the common voter.
quote: Don't look for the Constitution to do my job for me? What kind of trollish sophomoric bullshit is that anyway?