Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Our federalism

Mr. Tower: "Mr. President, I honestly do not know whether there is a need for the Federal Government to take an active role in the area of youth camp safety."

-- 118 Cong. Rec. 5815 (February 28, 1972).

Grimaces, throws pencil at wall.

ETA: Later in the same hearing: "In effect, such a plan would mean complete federalization of camp safety standards."

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