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A Vast New Federal Power

Arthur72 Wrote: Jul 06, 2012 3:36 AM
Lawyers, including judges with law degrees, have long been the most hated group of people in the world, out pacing both politicians and used car salespeople. John Roberts has actually cemented that long standing hatred, while at the same time, eliminating the last vestiges of "integrity" in the Supreme court or any other part of the Federal Judicial System. He must feel very proud.

If you drive a car, I'll tax the street,

If you try to sit, I'll tax your seat.

If you get too cold, I'll tax the heat,

If you take a walk, I'll tax your feet.

-- The Beatles in "The Taxman"

Of the 17 lawyers who have served as chief justice of the United States, John Marshall -- the fourth chief justice -- has come to be known as the "Great Chief Justice." The folks who have given him that title are the progressives who have largely written the history we are taught in government schools. They revere...