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Subject:  Re: Court: Owebama abused his power Date:  1/25/2013  4:37 PM
Author:  icono5 Number:  1855289 of 2204310

Today's news reports consistently emphasize that this decision is "a victory for Republicans." Gee: must be that rampant liberal media bias. A panel of judges all appointed by Republican presidents reached a decision that Republicans applaud. That's a bit like saying I'm really happy that only people I invited decided to show up for my birthday party.

The same theorists who decry judicial activism have done just what the higher court (SCOTUS) did in the now-infamous "Citizen United" decision three years ago: disregard _stare decisis_ and years upon years of settled governmental practice. How is that a "conservative" outcome in any meaningful way?

Oh, but congrats to the stonewallers in Congress. The unitary executive was a highly popular concept just a few years ago. What changed? "Their guy" lost the presidential election.

Victory: the one truly enduring principle.
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