After congressional efforts to repeal the military’s long-standing policy of “Don’t ask, don’t tell” have failed to clear Congress, a federal court has issued an injunction to suspend the policy. According to Judge Virginia Phillips of Federal District Court for the Central District of California, the policy “infringes the fundamental rights of United States service members and prospective service members.”
Late last week a federal judge ruled that according to the settled case law undergirding the jurisprudence of the Commerce Clause, the individual mandate of ObamaCare is constitutional.
“I don’t want people talking on phones, having them up to their ear or texting while they’re driving.” Thus spake Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood in an October 5 interview with Bloomberg News. So let it be written; so let it be done.