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View Diary: The contorted contours of Congressional power according to the radical Roberts Court (197 comments)

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  •  The Court shouldn't usually have to rule on (1+ / 0-)
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    Whether a law actually works, at least not without some long-term data to base that opinion upon.  The mandate doesn't have to actually promote the general welfare.  I think the standard merely should be that a rational person could think it does.

    Congress would not work if it were not give sufficient power that there is a risk of that power being abused.  The remedy is to elect a better Congress, not to neuter it.

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