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Conservative Interpretations

Snyde Comments Wrote: Apr 20, 2012 5:42 PM
We shouldn't forget Russell Kirk, the father of modern conservatism. See http://www.kirkcenter.org/index.php/detail/ten-conservative-principles/ and http://www.amazon.com/Roots-American-Order-Russell-Kirk/dp/1932236082

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg likes the Indian Healthcare Improvement Act and other ingredients of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka "ObamaCare." Why, she asked toward the end of three days of hearings, shouldn't the court keep the good stuff in ObamaCare and just dump the unconstitutional bits?

The court, she explained, is presented with "a choice between a wrecking operation ... or a salvage job. And the more conservative approach would be salvage rather than throwing out everything."

"Conservative" is a funny word. It can mean lots of different things. It reminds me of...