As I documented over at That’s My Congress earlier this month, Ron Paul makes a big fuss in his speeches over the General Welfare Clause of Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution. Article I, Section 8 reads:
The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the [...]
If Ron Paul is so darned committed to opposing any federal expenditure not specifically authorized by the Constitution, then what is he doing cosponsoring legislation that diverts federal money away from services for the poor and toward groups that try to convince women not to have abortions? Anti-abortion intervention isn’t enumerated!