CJ Roberts Might Have Saved the Court, But Was That His Job?

In our discussion in the comments at the main page, Tom Van Dyke and I discussed whether Chief Justice Roberts’ decision in NFIB v. Sebelius, aka, the Obamacare case, demonstrated the essence of statesmanship (and possibly a shrewd power play)… Continue Reading

The Constitutional Conservatism Newspeak

“Liberals are the true conservatives of this generation,” a growingly popular line of argument goes, “because liberals are the guardians of the new American tradition—the New Deal tradition—against the reactionary onslaught of the fake, revanchist ‘conservatives.’ True constitutional conservatism,” the… Continue Reading