[ExI] a good day for liberty
stathisp at gmail.com
Wed Dec 15 13:37:15 UTC 2010
On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 4:05 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> ... On Behalf Of Alan Grimes
> DO NOT USE OBAMACARE.
> DO NOT BUY OBAMACARE.
> Powers are not rights.
> Alan, I like your tagline. As Judge Hudson said today, health care reform
> is a laudable goal, but it must be done legally. The legislative process
> must operate within constitutional bounds. The Virginia judge issued the
> opinion today that forcing people to buy insurance is outside of those
> bounds. Government good intentions are insufficient to offset the absence
> of enumerated powers.
> I have nothing against federal government involvement in medical care. But
> they have not the authority to make us buy in.
> Check out the excellent essay from the Cato Institute:
That link doesn't work. But there are legal opinions contrary to the
Federal Court judge's:
The Federal Court can be overruled by the Supreme Court, and a Supreme
Court judge can interpret the constitution however he pleases. That
you might object that the judge has obviously got it wrong won't carry
a lot of weight. Judges are appointed by the President and the Senate
and can be impeached by Congress and the Senate. They are thus
ultimately the creatures of elected officials.
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