Federalism Is Dead

I suppose that it has been dead since the so-called Civil War, but more nails keep being put in its coffin to make sure it does not rise again. The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing a case about license plates in Texas:

The specialty plate at the center of Monday’s case was proposed by the Texas division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV). The tag design features a square Confederate battle flag, along with the organization’s name. Texas produces specialty plates for a fee, but the design must first be approved by the state Department of Motor Vehicles board.

What is the U.S. Supreme Court doing hearing a case about license plates in Texas? Insanity has replaced federalism. It doesn’t matter if you like the license plate or find it offensive. I won’t even comment because it doesn’t even matter. This is a Texas issue. The federal leviathan must be starved.

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8:02 am on March 24, 2015