Skip to comments.Obama’s Presidential Constitutional Over-Reach is Crucial Lesson From History
Posted on 06/23/2012 1:09:35 PM PDT by Kfobbs
If the U.S. Supreme Court rules against the unsound Obamacare, President Obama will not be the first president in modern times to be handed an absolute power grab attempt back to him like day old hash by the court. All one has to do is go back to the early 20th century when another democrat president felt that he had an imperial hold upon how the Constitution and the law should apply, much like the 1995 sci-fi movie character Judge Dredd in the movie Judge Dredd The character arrogantly claimed I am the Law!
President Franklin D. Roosevelt attempted to usher in a host of overreaching laws to tackle the great depression. These laws appeared more like socialism remedies from the USSR, than actual American democracys embrace of private sector stimulus solutions.
In fact, then President Roosevelt was called on the proverbial carpet by powerful Ohio U.S. Senator Simeon D. Fess (R-Ohio). Ohioans are known for honest plain-speaking and Senator Fess claimed that Roosevelt was the nations leading socialist. Senator Fess stated on August 7th 1934, in the Chicago Daily Tribune, that Ohioans and Americans should, remove any doubt of his policy of state socialism, which necessitates...
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