It has been a remarkable and consequential 24 hours. Over the last day, the American political landscape has -- in both the long and short term -- shifted considerably. The president's signature legislative "achievement" has been Constitutionally affirmed by a slim majority of the United States Supreme Court. The president momentarily celebrated his victory, even as many of his down-ballot Democratic compadres ducked and covered. The conservative movement has been set ablaze over an issue that largely fueled its historic triumph in 2010. And a series of watershed legal precedents have been established. Let's begin by examining the long...
"Remember when your beloved Obama said it was "unprecedented" for the Supreme Court to review an act of Congress? Is he your idea of a "constitutional expert"? " Yeah, I LOVED when he brought up Lochner in the context of Federal law, the Commerce Clause, and the New Deal. LMFAO! What a fvcking 'tard! You'd think the full name of the case -- Lochner v New York -- would have given him a clue. Lochner (1905, IIRC) was a case involving a New York STATE law involving the RIGHT TO CONTRACT. IOW: 1. It had nothing to do with the Federal government. 2. It had nothing to do with "duly-constituted" laws passed by elected members of Congress and signed into law by the President. 3. It had nothing to do with the Commerce Clause.
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