This week, we have twice seen Supreme Court justices violating their judicial oaths. Yesterday, the justices rewrote Obamacare, yet again, in order to force this failed law on the American people. Today, the Court doubled down with a 5–4 opinion that undermines not just the definition of marriage, but the very foundations of our representative form of government.

Both decisions were judicial activism, plain and simple. Both were lawless.

As Justice Scalia put it regarding Obamacare, “Words no longer have meaning if an Exchange that is not established by a State is ‘established by the State.’ . . . We should start calling this law SCOTUSCare.” And as he observed regarding marriage, “Today’s decree says that . . . the Ruler of 320 million Americans coast-to-coast is a majority of the nine lawyers on the Supreme Court.”

Sadly, the political reaction from the leaders of my party is all too predictable. They will pretend to be incensed, and then plan to do absolutely nothing.

That is unacceptable. On the substantive front, I have already introduced a constitutional amendment to preserve the authority of elected state legislatures to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman, and also legislation stripping the federal courts of jurisdiction over legal assaults on marriage. And the 2016 election has now been transformed into a referendum on Obamacare; in 2017, I believe, a Republican president will sign legislation finally repealing that disastrous law.

But there is a broader problem: The Court’s brazen action undermines its very legitimacy. As Justice Scalia powerfully explained,

Hubris is sometimes defined as o’erweening pride; and pride, we know, goeth before the fall. . . . With each decision of ours that takes from the People a question properly left to them—with each decision that is unabashedly based not on law, but on the “reasoned judgment” of a bare majority of this Court—we move one step closer to being reminded of our impotence.

This must stop. Liberty is in the balance.

Not only are the Court’s opinions untethered to reason and logic, they are also alien to our constitutional system of limited and divided government. By redefining the meaning of common words, and redesigning the most basic human institutions, this Court has crossed from the realm of activism into the arena of oligarchy.

read more:

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/420409/ted-cruz-supreme-court...

Views: 677

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

ALL STATE REPRESENTITIVES WHAT DO UOU THINK STATE REPRESENTITIVE MEANS??? DID YOU THEN OR DO YOU NOW KNOW WHAT IT MEANS ????? PEOPLE OF EACH UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FREEZE ALL PAY AND ASSETS OF THOSE WHO REFUSE TO COMPLY WITH YOUR ORDERS. IMPRISON THOSE WITHOUT MERCY THOSE THAT HAVE DEMEANED YOUR CONSTITUTION AND SOVEREIGNTY AND HAVE COMMITTED CRIMES. Those who are anti American,senators,Governors,judges, police, school boards and teachers show them the boarder!These are your employees who took an oath of office and recieves pay to work for you! There's where you start.

Rumor has it? Bob beckel left Fox News too Jump the Broom with Barney Frank? Is that a nice Picture or what?

Glad is not just reacting but doing something.  But I doubt anything can be done.  Alabama did something odd -  no marriage licenses.

To vote for anyone who hasn't put their life on the line for America is ignorant. They have proven themselves to this country. Damn good honest candidate ! Why would you pick one that wears a suit and tie instead of A CLEAN IRONED UNIFORM ?
Carla, spending over 20 years in the Military and being a Vietnam Vet does not qualify me to be President of the United States. As a true Tea Party Member read the Constitutions requirement.
Understood. Still Sir, I thank you for your service. You just naturally think everyone in the U.S. Military, especially 20 years would be considered and mentioned, not entitled.
Maybe, just maybe, it doesn't take 20 years for Desenitization to set in.

Political Cartoons by Chip Bok

RSS

LIGHTER SIDE

 

Political Cartoons by Tom Stiglich

Political Cartoons by Gary VarvelPolitical Cartoons by AF Branco

ALERT ALERT

SICK: Leprosy On The Rise In Los Angeles 

Ahh, the joys of open borders and Democrat leadership.

California is not just a public toilet but now there is evidence that leprosy is on the rise in Los Angeles County.

Barack Obama changed US law in 2016 and allowed immigrants with blistering STDs and leprosy to migrate to the US.

Medscape reported:

Leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease, is rarely seen in the United States, but cases continue to emerge in Los Angeles County, a new report says.

“Hansen’s disease still exists, and we need to educate medical students and physicians,” coauthor Dr. Maria Teresa Ochoa from Keck Medical Center of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, told Reuters Health by email.

Dr. Ochoa and colleagues identified 187 patients with the disease in a review of medical records from their leprosy clinic spanning 1973 to 2018. Most patients were Latino, originating from Mexico, and they experienced a median delay in diagnosis of more than three years, the team reports JAMA Dermatology, online August 7.

Multibacillary leprosy (MB) cases outnumbered paucibacillary leprosy (PB) cases by nearly eight to one (88.6% vs. 11.4%, respectively), and Latino patients were more likely than non-Latino patients to have MB, as were patients from Central or South America (versus other regions).

Most patients (80.7%) received multidrug therapy, and most (92.6%) received antibiotics for more than two years, especially if they had MB.

Only about half of patients (56.7%) had World Health Organization (WHO) grade 0 disability (no signs or symptoms suggestive of leprosy or disability) at the one-year follow-up, whereas 16.0% had grade 1 disability (loss of protective sensation) and 26.2% had grade 2 disability (visible deformity) at the last follow-up.

Among the patients who lost protective sensation, 87.7% (50/57) did not regain it following therapy.

© 2019   Created by Steve - Ning Creator.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service