Obama, Rand Paul want money for roads; Presidents Madison and Monroe say ‘No’

Barack Obama wants to spend $478 billion on infrastructure projects over the next six years. Not to be outdone, supposed “libertarian” conservative Rand Paul is teaming with Barbara Boxer on a similar plan that would tax repatriated funds at 6.5 percent and divert that money to the Highway Trust Fund.

Obama uses SOTU address to propose more unconstitutional boondoggles

President Obama proposed boondoggles and said he wants to set wages and force businesses to offer additional benefits. What he did not say is how this is to be paid for. He also did not say where the authority for the federal government’s offering such things and meddling in business matters is found in the Constitution.