Tag Archive: Chief Justice John Roberts

“Seeking Answers” and “Hey, Dude”

H.L. Mencken, who was referred to as “The Sage of Baltimore” by people besides H.L. Mencken, at least until he shared his Nazi sympathies, at which point they began referring to him as “The Loony Tune of Baltimore,” once observed that “For every complex question, there is an answer that is simple, obvious and wrong.”…

A Brave New World

Big Brother

By now, those who have been paying attention know the basics of the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare.  We know that the court upheld the law based not on the Commerce Clause but instead on Congress’ power to tax. So, while Congress cannot require us to buy health…