The Labor Board’s recent attack on Boeing poses a threat to state commerce, and 16 states have responded by filing a brief opposing the NLRB’s effort. The states’ opposition to such actions represents a welcome check on this ever-expanding scope of government power.
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The Obama administration’s response to a challenge to the constitutionality of health care legislation reaffirms its belief that the power of the federal government is unlimited and must be exercised because ordinary Americans are incapable of managing their own affairs.
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A recent Supreme Court ruling gave a significant victory to those seeking to prevent plaintiffs’ lawyers from taking advantage of our overly generous civil justice system, and should prompt a thorough review of our civil justice system and provide an impetus for reform.
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Given the lack of consensus on the court regarding private property rights and the continued efforts of government to encroach on these rights as evidenced by the Stop the Beach Renourishment case, proponents of these constitutional guarantees should remain vigilant.
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