If the mandate is upheld, liberty will breath her final gasping breath and the world's last best hope for freedom will have officially failed.
"The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people." - United States Constitution - 10th Amendment
"A government big enough to give us everything we want is a government big enough to take from us everything we have." - Gerald R. Ford
"That government is best which governs least." - Henry David Thoreau