The overall reason? These things are not described in the Constitution and according to the 10th Amendment, should be left to the states.
- Social Security
- Minimum Wage
- United Nations
- Unemployment Benefits
- Civil Rights Act
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.You know what else isn't in the Constitution?
- Centers for Disease Control
- Security and Exchange Commission
- Food And Drug Administration
The free market (and low taxes) are the only solution to the trouble we face.
And stomping on the heads of political protesters.