The Roberts’ Supreme Court Decision Promises That We WILL Get Fooled Again


By Roger Kimball – My friend Michael Walsh wrote a column called “Won’t Get Fooled Again.” Except, of course, that we will.

Congress has power, including the power to tax. But, Madison says to the skeptics, those powers are enumerated. So not to worry.

“what color can the objection have, when a specification of the objects alluded to by these general terms immediately follows, and is not even separated by a longer pause than a semicolon?”

Got that? Not even a full stop separates the investiture of Congress with power from the qualification and limitation of those powers.  Madison’s logic is irresistible: more> http://tinyurl.com/cb2tqmo

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One response to “The Roberts’ Supreme Court Decision Promises That We WILL Get Fooled Again

  1. I still find it a little odd to be so upset about the healthcare ruling when what it’s trying to do is clear the way to establish a universal healthcare system–like literally every other developed country on Earth has.

    I don’t understand why so many Americans apparently fear the government we ourselves elect more than the fact that healthcare now means you either pay hundreds of dollars each month, or tens of thousands all at once when you need a surgery, hospitalization, or childbirth.

    The current “free” system seems in no way free, nor ethical, nor good for us as a nation.

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