As I understand it the President sent a bill to Congress that would have beefed up security in our embassies. Congress, primarily the Republicans, refused to authorize the money. Interesting because they seem to be willing to spend any amount of money on our military and war -- but diplomacy, not so much.
What the general welfare clause of the Constitution means is not for you to decide. It is for the courts and ultimately the Supreme Court of the United States. It is not theft unless the Supreme court says it is. You don't get to make the laws and you don't get to interpret them. You just get to vote.
By Leonard Gill
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