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Why is the necessary and proper clause important?

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    What is your opinion?

    http://americanhistory.about.com/od/usconstitution/f/elastic.htm

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    It descibes exactly what congress may or may not do.

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    It authorizes Congress to make the necessary laws to effectively run the country.

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    Would that be under the commerce power?

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    No.

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    Is it the basis for the existence of the implied powers?

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    Yes.

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