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Clarence Thomas Just Got Something Huge – Hugely Wrong

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Well, It Was Fun While It Lasted

Call me quaint.  Call me old fashioned.  I like the US Constitution.

I like it – as it is written.  No emanations – no penumbras.  As the late Justice Antonin Scalia rightly observed:

“The Constitution says what it says – and doesn’t say what it doesn’t say.”

And even Scalia wasn’t originalist enough for me.

A longtime friend long ago observed that when Scalia and Justice Clarence Thomas disagreed – Thomas was correct.

My longtime friend – was correct.

To wit: 1984’s Chevron decision.

In which the Court majority bizarrely ruled DC’s unelected bureaucrats – not the Congress that created them and their gigs – can set their own limits to their own power.

Guess how that’s gone? (more…)

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