Friday, June 24, 2005

Is it time yet?

SCOTUS has been on a roll, lately. Recently, we had the Raich decision, in which the Court took the line of “reasoning” from the egregious Wickard v. Filburn, and ruled that Congress may regulate the use of home-grown marijuana under the Interstate Commerce Clause. The Interstate Commerce Clause. What. The. Fuck.

Now, the Court has gone and put some more White Out on the Fifth Amendment. In Kelo v. New London, it ruled that a municipality may exercise the power of eminent domain in the event that it decides that, basically, because it can get more tax revenue from a commercial property than a residential property, it wants to take away your house and let a developer turn it into an office complex. Property rights? Hah!

And of course, even before Raich, SCOTUS ruled that the McCain-Feingold Incumbent Protection Act is not an unconstitutional infringement upon our free speech rights protected by the First Amendment.

Are they trying to make it Claire Wolfe time?

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