Alas, we still have Rick Santorum saying Obamacare is the same as what he calls "Romneycare"; the otherwise brilliant Mickey Kaus sniffing that if states can mandate insurance purchases, then we're "not talking about some basic individual liberty to not purchase stuff" (no, just the nation's founding document, which protects "basic individual liberties" by putting constraints on Congress); and the former law professor, Barack Obama, alleging that a "good example" of judicial activism would be the Supreme Court (in his...
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Point of clarification: Barack H. Obama was never a law professor. He may have "taught" classes on law, but that does not make him a professor. Roe v Wade is a poor ruling. It was too restrictive in it's focus, being solely about abortion as a right to privacy. It should have been both a general right to privacy, and a right to self determination regarding one's own body. (Which would have had major ramifications for helathcare as well as end of life decisions.)
The reason tea partiers carried signs saying "Read the Constitution!" was that we were hoping people would read the Constitution.
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