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To: RC2

I disagree. An unconstitutional act/law is exactly the courts job. Kicking it back to the voters is reckless & potentially disastrous. When the unconstitutional over reach is so vast that it threatens to irrevocably rig the game, punting is treason. If this were something less critical like stolen valor or campaign finance, I would say bravo BUT when it is giving government carte Blanche, F that!

In the best of times, getting the voters to do the right thing is a iffy proposition. When the global economy is swirling the toilet bowl & the government has been given the green light, there is no way in hell that the outcome Robert’s supposedly is hoping for can ever happen. It doesn’t take a degree from Harvard to see that either.


4 posted on 07/02/2012 9:34:32 AM PDT by 1malumprohibitum
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To: 1malumprohibitum
I disagree. An unconstitutional act/law is exactly the courts job. Kicking it back to the voters is reckless & potentially disastrous. When the unconstitutional over reach is so vast that it threatens to irrevocably rig the game, punting is treason. If this were something less critical like stolen valor or campaign finance, I would say bravo BUT when it is giving government carte Blanche, F that!

Exactly right. The Court is not there to rescue us from bad laws. We have to suffer under the crooks and morons that we elect. They are there, however, to rescue us from unconstitutional laws. When a law crosses the line from merely stupid to genuinely unconstitutional, the Court has a legal and moral obligation to step in and overturn the law. Roberts failed in that duty.

6 posted on 07/02/2012 1:05:24 PM PDT by Pollster1 (A boy becomes a man when a man is needed - John Steinbeck)
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