The Dissents I did not find the dissents compelling. True, from the strict constructionist point of view, the case is straightforward: Gay marriage is not explicitly enumerated in the constitution, The authors of the 14th amendment assumed marriage meant one woman-one man. The states can do what they want. I respectfully dissent. Even if I disagree … Continue reading Thoughts on Obergefell v. Hodges, Part 2
Almost everyone on both sides of the ruling in King v. Burwell thinks that it is obvious one way or the other. It is not. The key to understanding the ruling is to understand Chevron, the most cited supreme court case every year and possibly the most cited, ever. It deals with ambiguous language, conflicting … Continue reading Understanding The Obamacare Ruling
How do presidents contribute to economic growth? They want you to believe they are critical to the success of the economy, and this becomes central to their campaign. They are enabled by nearly all media who are generating income by reporting on the horse race. But do they matter?