258 days ago.
While I agree that an "open reading" of The U.S. Constitution by incoming House Republicans is a nice idea, is it a foreshadowing of endless nitpicking about what the "Law of the Land" say about issues like health-care reform?
Reading the entire Constitution out loud isn't a bad idea, but - judging from the recorded comments of several of the new "Tea Party" House members - dissecting that document is actually the perogative of SCOTUS and the Federal court system ... The "Commerce Clause", in essence, says in plain English more or less that "Congress shall regulate foreign and interstate commerce ... and commerce with the various Indian tribes" ... All I see on the horizon is an endless quibbling about what provisions such as this clause (or the First Amentment prohibition of "an establishment of religion") that will effectively shut the entire government down (like they did in 1995) ... Or, despite their professed love for the "constitutional Rule of Law", is the prospect of "ultimate anarchy" the real goal of the "Tea Party" Congress? ... P.S. Do these reactionaries really comprehend that the Senate remains Democrat, or that the Constit
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