June 29, 2012 06:02 PM
by Roger Kimball, from Roger’s Rules
Writing in the aftermath of yesterday’s Supreme Court’s decision to call a spade a spade — it’s not a mandate, honey, it’s a tax! — my friend Michael Walsh wrote a column called “Won’t Get Fooled Again.” Except, of course, that we will. Michael casts an acerbic eye back to Helvering v. Davis, the Supreme [...]
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