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Obama botches legal precedent in citing Supreme Court
Los Angeles Times ^ | April 3, 2012 | by David Savage

Posted on 04/03/2012 6:14:41 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

President Obama said again Tuesday that it has been a long time since the Supreme Court struck down an economic law passed by Congress, but he mixed up the decisions and their timing.

“We have not seen a court overturn a law that was passed by Congress on an economic issue, like healthcare, that I think most people would clearly consider commerce,” the president said. “A law like this has not been overturned at least since Lochner. Right? So we’re going back to the ‘30s, pre-New Deal.”

Actually, that’s wrong. The case of Lochner vs. New York was decided in 1905, and the Supreme Court continued to strike down laws that sought to regulate economic conditions until the mid-1930s. Law professors --  Obama used to be one -- often use the name of the case as the label for the era of Supreme Court activism that ended after the high court invalidated several New Deal laws from 1934 to 1936.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: failure; obamacare; obamastupidity; scotus; tyranny
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1 posted on 04/03/2012 6:14:51 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Reposted:

No Joke: Newsweek calls for impeaching Supreme Court Justtices if they overturn Obamacare

Snip: The Roberts Court’s rulings appear to be a concerted effort to send us back to the Gilded Age. If they dump the Affordable Care Act, writes David Dow, we should dump them.

2 posted on 04/03/2012 6:17:42 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Obama knows absolutely nothing about American history, American government, Americans and freedom. He’s nothing but a two-bit Chicago thug.


3 posted on 04/03/2012 6:19:44 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (It's time to WEAN the government off of our money.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

And that Marxist moron was a con-law assoc. prof.
God help us.


4 posted on 04/03/2012 6:20:17 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
May be Boama was barred form being a teacher as well as practicing law?
5 posted on 04/03/2012 6:20:46 PM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Lochner struck down a NY law relating to limiting the number of hours a baker could work. It has nothing to do with the extent of federal powers to regulate.


6 posted on 04/03/2012 6:23:24 PM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

And this poser supposedly “taught Constitutional law.” Yeah right. My Yorkie has a better grasp of it than he does.


7 posted on 04/03/2012 6:23:24 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

you do know that you will never get Obama out of The White House, he was voted in once and that’s all he needs


8 posted on 04/03/2012 6:25:15 PM PDT by molson209
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To: MamaDearest

Oh, please, please try to impeach a member of the SCOTUS over Obamacare!

Talk about a winning issue for Republicans. This issue cost Democrats 63 seats in the House in 2010. Keeping Obamacare front and center would be a big help for a Republican trifecta.


9 posted on 04/03/2012 6:25:25 PM PDT by randita
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To: mountainlion

He surrendered his law license.


10 posted on 04/03/2012 6:25:54 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Travis McGee

He was never an associate professor. That rank means tenured. He was an adjunct. Not, however, a mere cheap wages adjunct as are employed everywhere to teach intro courses. Law schools and business schools bring adjuncts in at a higher level of prestige (after, these are graduate-level professional schools), people who arn’t interested in tenure-track because they have a day job they don’t want to give up but who bring some enhancement to the school. In Obama’s case it was his skin color not his professional accomplishments that was the “enhancement.” Can you say “racism?”


11 posted on 04/03/2012 6:27:45 PM PDT by Houghton M.
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To: Texas Fossil

He surrendered his law license.

At a formal request that is.


12 posted on 04/03/2012 6:29:46 PM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

This comes from the LA Slimes?!

Seriesly?


13 posted on 04/03/2012 6:31:01 PM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Can't wait for the usual "Fact Checkers" to jump all over this.

And wait, and wait..

14 posted on 04/03/2012 6:31:21 PM PDT by AU72
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To: randita

“Talk about a winning issue for Republicans.”
____________________________________________

Note to Mitch McConnell and John Boehner:

Please, JUST STFU!!


15 posted on 04/03/2012 6:31:37 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Never send a boy, to do a man's job. Our would be boy king, his imperial majesty Comrade President Obamalamadingdong, is so far out of his league, he shouldn't be on the lineup card. Doofus Dumbass.

Is it true that he his bisexual and the White House Press corps (not
corpse) , the adulterers, homosexual, bisexual, Communist sympathizers, they are are covering for him the way they covered for Kennedy and Clinton the Rapist?

16 posted on 04/03/2012 6:34:28 PM PDT by cashless (Unlike Obama and his supporters, I'd rather be a TEA BAGGER than a TEA BAGGEE.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Obama botches! Ha, who really believes that?


17 posted on 04/03/2012 6:35:52 PM PDT by Deagle (nOT)
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To: mountainlion

Yep.


18 posted on 04/03/2012 6:36:05 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The care of my health is not a matter of commerce for the Government to tax or regulate. My Witch Doctor accepts live chickens as payment, and I raised them from eggs, fed them off the sweat of my brow, and watered them with eco-friendly 1930’s windmill.

My health care is my decision, is personal and private and the Government can stay the hell out of my business.


19 posted on 04/03/2012 6:37:47 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

He’s worse then Biden.


20 posted on 04/03/2012 6:53:22 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Anyone not wanting an ID or purple thumb to vote isn't worthy of voting privilege.)
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To: La Lydia

Obama a constitutional law scholar is equal to Dr. Tiller ‘the baby killer’ following and respecting the Hippocratic Oath!!!


21 posted on 04/03/2012 7:01:32 PM PDT by Ms Mable
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To: Texas Fossil

Why did he surrender his law license?


22 posted on 04/03/2012 7:03:40 PM PDT by abclily
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To: Travis McGee
You meant to say, I'm certain, "adjunct" "professor", which is what he was, and which title, I'm sorry to say, effectively guarantees that he did not know whereof he "taught", but was hired on sufferance for internal political reasons.

For historical reference, consider Erich Segal, author of that maudlin little tale "Love Story" in the early 1970s, who was an associate prof in Latin -- not English -- at BoolaBoola U. and was denied tenure (and basically booted) from Yale. At least he wasn't an "adjunct" prof; he'd have been booted long before. Honest scholarship was NOT his particular academic interest.

Of course, these days, Yale is worthless academically. There are no longer ANY grounds for a professor to disagree with the prevailing orthodoxy, and -- perhaps interestingly -- despite Yale's unfortunately huge endowment, that university has decayed physically right along with its intellectual decay, from at minimum 1989, and more likely 1975, through today.

If I could find a way to wager that this situation in New Haven WILL worsen, and some metric by which to demonstrate it, I'd cheerfully put up 5 figures on the wager, on a 5-year payoff, with some objective source being the judge of the outcome.

Careful, m'FRiend...this is NOT the time to bet on busted flushes...as the "Ivies" are, without exception, doing.

Best to you, mate, and FReegards!

23 posted on 04/03/2012 7:08:09 PM PDT by SAJ (What is the next tagline some overweening mod will censor?)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Culturally, Obama is NOT an American. He’s a man of the world, especially the African/Southeast Asian parts of the world.

And for all the talk about how smart he is because of Harvard and the Harvard Law Review, that was nothing but AA in action; we have yet to see grades/writings/SAT’s. Nothing to document this purported intelligence.


24 posted on 04/03/2012 7:12:07 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

These kinds of things are common when you were promoted through school as a foreign student and with affirmative action.


25 posted on 04/03/2012 7:12:43 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Obama caught re-speaking history.

Debarring next Friday.

Biden buys a new suit.


26 posted on 04/03/2012 7:51:09 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Dictator Baby-Doc Barack's obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND U.S. Constitution.))
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To: abclily

There is no public answer to that question.

Some suspicion that when he swore he had no other alias, he lied.

When the right people want Obozo’s past revealed, it will be so.


27 posted on 04/03/2012 7:55:30 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Artcore

>> Note to Mitch McConnell and John Boehner:
>> Please, JUST STFU!!

Exactly.


28 posted on 04/03/2012 8:04:15 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
during the 08 campaign I recall someone in Chicago trying to find anyone who had been a student of Obama, and was unable to find one. Does anyone else recall such??
29 posted on 04/03/2012 8:32:50 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Remember when Sarah Palin was asked the Supreme Court question and the libs went ballistic over her answer?

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAA!


30 posted on 04/03/2012 8:43:15 PM PDT by Scotswife
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