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  •  to put it bluntly, a radical view (4+ / 0-)
    If adopted by the Court, it would cause the dismantling of our modern federal government, INCLUDING all federal criminal laws. For it is the Commerce power that underpins the creation of Social Security, Medicare and the EPA.
    isn't that the Republican's end game? Don't they want this all to be dismantled?

    What was the 'non-binding for future precedence BS they tacked onto the  Gore Vs Florida ruling?'  If they want to limit the potential 1937 full back-swing could the court try to  tack a similar such thing onto their ruling for this?

    •  I've thought about that. I've thought about (2+ / 0-)
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      Hey BB, UtopianPablo

      the Roberts Court saying "this only applies to this particular law and to no other entity"

      "Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity." --M. L. King "You can't fix stupid" --Ron White -6.00, -5.18

      by zenbassoon on Tue Mar 27, 2012 at 06:23:57 AM PDT

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