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September 02, 2005

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KipEsquire

This is all well and good, but the N.O. levees were part of the national (i.e., federal) system of waterways, which is very much subject to an enumerated power under Article I. So clearly repairing them and compensating for the damage their poor maintenance caused is a proper federal function. You don't even need to look at the Spending Clause.

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