The Civil Rights Of The United States Essay

1152 Words Dec 6th, 2016 5 Pages
“We the People of the United States…” is a quote every American is familiar with; however, most modern Americans are not aware of what follows after such a strong statement, “…in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare…”, the reasons for the highest law of the land. The United States constitution was meant to unite the country and create a better society for the inhabitants of such. In spite of this Texas views promoting the general welfare as the power to levy and use taxes for enumerated powers of congress only. Such a view seems from a conservative state government. Texas aims to shrink Government, lower taxes, employ a laissez-faire economy, reduce government aid and limit changes in the state’s laws and constitution. Depending on which side of the political spectrum one finds this in itself can be seen as either completing or defying the duties of government according to the constitution. To decide on which side is best data is the most reliable source of information. According to Texas on the brink a study done by the Legislative Study Group, Texas seems to be doing well economically but bad socially. Ranking good on credit, debt and the cost of living, but among the worst on health care and education. It is here an individual must prioritize what is most important. Is our pockets filled with paper more important than our health, is owning a house better than…

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