imposts and excises shall be uniform throughout the united states

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  • Equality, Markets, and Morality

    In America this view of equality is enshrined in the Declaration of Independence ("all men are created equal and are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights") and the Constitution ("imposts and excises shall be uniform throughout the United States" and "equal protection of the laws"). In 1935 President Franklin Roosevelt confirmed Ely's beliefs by...

  • Constitutionally Unhealthy 'Reform' ; Obamacare's Legal Flaws Are Critical to the Debate

    Far too many congressmen underestimate the political ramifications of passing a health care bill that may be unconstitutional. Far too few of them seem to understand why Obamacare's constitutionality is seriously in doubt. Consider the special Medicaid deal the Senate bill provided for Nebraska in order to buy the vote of Ben Nelson, that state's senior senator. At least 13 state attorneys...

  • Section 8: Powers of Congress

    ...The Congress shall have Power to lay and ct Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the ... Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, ... Excises shall be uniform throughout the United ...

  • Don't Single Us Out

    The indignation on the part of some members of Congress over the bonuses for American International Group Inc. employees has been significant. As pointed out in a previous editorial ("How to get back the AIG bonuses," Opinion, March 18) many of the loudest complainers have received a great deal from those same AIG employees. Their complaints obviously do not ring true. Additionally,...

  • Downes v. Bidwell, 182 U.S. 244 (1901)

    ... courts of the United States of suits against ... that 'all duties, imposts, and excises shall be rm throughout the United States.' Art. 1, ... violation of the uniformity clause, but because by 9 ...

  • Pollock v. Farmers' Loan & Trust Co., 158 U.S. 601 (1895)

    ... of indestructible states.' . We have, therefore, ... class of duties, imposts, and excises,-and ... imposition must be uniform throughout the United ... that each state shall have two members of that ...

  • United States v. Ptasynski, 462 U.S. 74 (1983)

    ... does not violate the Uniformity Clause's requirement that taxes be form throughout the United States." Pp. 80-86. (a) The ...] It provides that "all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout ...

  • Your Views

    PUTTING THE BRAKES ON DISSENT AFTER READING the ham-fisted missives from typical Democratic voters, long on ad hominem attacks and short on facts, demonizing Republicans for exercising their congressional authority by blocking funding for tyranny disguised as law (the Affordable Care Act), I have some observations.

  • Federalism

    § 18.1 National Power: Its Nature and Scope. § 18.1.1 Background for Studying the Nature of Federal Power: Text, Structure of the Constitution, and History. § 18.1.2 The Natural Law Approach: The Nature of Federal Power as Spelled Out in McCulloch v. Maryland. § 18.2 Congressional Power to Regulate Under the Commerce Clause. § 18.2.1 The Natural Law Approach: Broad Power to Regulate Commercial...

  • Michelin Tire Corp. v. Wages, 423 U.S. 276 (1976)

    ... prohibition against States laying "any Imposts or ... part: "No State shall, without the Consent of the ... distributor in the United States of automobile and ... analysis has been uniformly critical of Low v. Austin. ..., Imposts, and Excises," which plainly lends ... shall be uniform throughout the United States; for, if ...

  • Collective action federalism: a general theory of article I, section 8.

    ... power to protect the states from military warfare waged ... the Framers of the United States Constitution ... of Congress throughout the nineteenth century ... "the want of uniformity in the laws concerning ... 8 The Congress shall have Power 1. To lay and llect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the ...

  • Knowlton v. Moore, 178 U.S. 41 (1900)

    ...FRANK R. MOORE, United States Collector of ... they were not uniform throughout the United ... order just stated, we shall not do so for the following ... taxes, duties, imposts, and excises to pay the ...

  • Pollock v. Farmers' Loan & Trust Co., 157 U.S. 429 (1895)

    ... and bonds of the United States, of individual ... that they were not uniform throughout the United ... and direct taxes shall . [Page 157 U.S. 429, 436] ... taxes, duties, imposts and excises, to pay the ...

  • Dooley v. United States, 183 U.S. 151 (1901)

    ... 9) declaring that 'no tax or duty shall be laid on articles exported from any ... that 'no state shall levy any imposts or duties on imports or exports,' was ... taxes, duties, imposts, and excises, Mr. Justice Miller observed: 'Is the ..., imposts, and excises shall be uniform throughout the United States. It is ...

  • Alaska v. Troy, 258 U.S. 101 (1922)

    ... of the Pacific Coast states over those of Alaska, ...: 'No preference shall be given, by any regulation ... points in the United States including Alaska 'in ...: 'All duties, imposts and excises shall be m throughout the United States.' . That ... by the uniformity clause was pointed out in ...

  • Constitution of the United States
  • Constitution of the United States

    ... legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United ... lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and ..., Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;. To ...

  • Americans Deserve the Irs

    Individually, Americans do not deserve to be subservient to such a fear-mongering, intimidating and powerful agency as the Internal Revenue Service; but collectively, we do. Let's look at it. Since the 1791 ratification of our Constitution, until well into the 1920s, federal spending as a percentage of gross domestic product never exceeded 5 percent, except during war. Today, federal spending is...

  • America Deserves Its Powerful Tax Collection Agency

    Individually, Americans do not deserve to be subservient to such a fear-mongering, intimidating and powerful agency as the Internal Revenue Service; but collectively, we do. Let's look at it. Since the 1791 ratification of our Constitution, until well into the 1920s, federal spending as a percentage of gross domestic product never exceeded 5 percent, except during war. Today federal spending is...

  • United States v. Verdugo-Urquidez, 494 U.S. 259 (1990)

    ... searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall ... unconstitutional to apply the Uniform Code of Military . Page 494 U.S. 259, ...Throughout that entire process, no speaker or ... provision that "all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout ...

  • Hylton v. United States, 3 U.S. 171, 3 Dall. 171 (1796)

    ... the carriages, then judgment shall be entered for the Plaintiff for 2000 ... declares 'that all duties, imposts and excises, shall be uniform ... excises, shall be uniform throughout the United States. . As it was ...

  • Hadden v. Collector, 72 U.S. 107, 5 Wall. 107 (1866)

    ... 1st, 1862], there shall be levied, collected, and ... Constitution of the United States, which requires that ...107, 109]. imposts, and excises shall be rm throughout the United States.' . The ... excises shall be uniform throughout the United ...

  • Examining Bd. of Engineers, Architects and Surveyors v. Flores de Otero, 426 U.S. 572 (1976)

    ... APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR ... and laws" shall be liable to the party ... nor exactly uniform. The nature of this ... Puerto Rico as throughout the States except as ..., that "all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be ...

  • United States v. Rompel, 326 U.S. 367 (1945)

    ... Article I, 8 that 'all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout ...

  • Thomas v. United States, 192 U.S. 363 (1904)

    ... lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises.' 'but all duties, , and excises shall be uniform throughout the United ...