Are there any constitutional limits on fed power?
(Category: Wendy) Posted by Wendy McElroy Wednesday 14 April 2010 – 06:24:40 Libertarian lawyer and activist Manny Klausner forwards the following article with the comment, Set forth below is Roger Pilon’s insightful analysis of the constitutional issues likely to be raised in the upcoming confirmation hearings to replace Justice John Paul Stevens. A prominent libertarian scholar, Pilon is vice president for legal affairs at the Cato Institute and director of Cato’s Center for Constitutional Studies. Justice Stevens, ObamaCare, and the Constitution By Roger Pilon This article appeared in the Christian Science Monitor on April 12, 2010. With stormy midterm elections just ahead, and much of President Obama’s agenda still undone, the last thing congressional Democrats needed is the distraction of a difficult and protracted Supreme Court confirmation battle. Yet that’s likely what’s in store after Friday’s announcement that Justice John Paul Stevens, the court’s liberal lion, is stepping d