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GOP House Candidate Claims Nearly Everything The Federal Government Does Is Unconstitutional

By Ian Millhiser on October 23, 2012 at 9:00 am

"GOP House Candidate Claims Nearly Everything The Federal Government Does Is Unconstitutional"

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A spokesperson for Shahid Malik, a GOP candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia, claimed that three quarters of all federal spending is unconstitutional. For the record, it is mathematically impossible to believe that this much federal spending violates the Constitution without believing that either Social Security, Medicare or both are unconstitutional:

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