2015-3 The Common Defense
We the People ordained and established the Constitution in order to provide “for the common defense.” In doing so, the debate was sparked over what was needed for that defense, and whether or not there any actual threats to the United States. How would the power of taxation, given to the proposed new government, be an great asset to provide for such a common defense? And ultimately, who decides what are the national security interests of the nation?
Posted on March 5, 2015, in Army, Art 1 Sect 8, Article 1, Dave, Military Regulations, Militia, Navy, Preamble and tagged Art 1 - Sec 8, common defense, Defense, Militia, Preamble, Taxation. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.