Yes, we’ve got two ticked off law professors on our hands today. They go into great detail about the SCOTUS decision, Justice Robert’s possible motivations for ruling the way he did, and then take a look at the Arizona immigration decision as well. 

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    @dash

    I could listen to Richard Epstein all day. I could listen to him reading his grocery list aloud.

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    dash: I could listen to Richard Epstein all day. I could listen to him reading his grocery list aloud. · 7 minutes ago

    I could arrange that…

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    @elprez

    Blue Yeti, can you get Mr. Epstein a Blue Yeti? I think he would sound better.

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    @Yeahok

    Troy,

    Thank you for asking that question about the anti-injunction/tax issue. I have listened to Richard’s explanation several times, I still do not understand the issue. I believe that was the intent of the ruling.

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    elprez: Blue Yeti, can you get Mr. Epstein a Blue Yeti? I think he would sound better. · 1 hour ago

    He has one, but he did not have it with him for these last two shows. 

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    @Cylon

    Thanks for hooking me up, Troy! Now if we could just get Richard to speak English for the lay folk. ;) No, it was helpful even though the bate Richard would like to fight on the general welfare clause does seem lost long, long ago. And John, I’m old school Galactica.

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    @Cylon

    “bate” above should be “battle”. Stupid auto-correct!

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    @BereketKelile

    I’m a little late as I wanted to see if I could get a question to the guys about the consequences for not paying the penalty/tax/whatever. I had heard that there is no consequence and so it makes me wonder if that will create more problems that will point what kind of a power grab this is.

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    @Casey

    EJ, thanks for the great big chuckle.  I think that pic snapped me out of my funk….or maybe these beers…

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    @TroySenik

    We’ve all got Clutch Cargo mouths!

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    @Yeahok

    I thought Troy owned a Glock.

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    @Cutlass

    An excellent, but depressing hour. Fortunately capped by a perfect (dare I say brilliant?) closing song selection. One of my favorite Elvis songs!

    “She said that she’d been working for the ABC News/it was as much of the alphabet as she knew how to use.”

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    @elprez

    I had never heard a deeper explanation of the “promote the general welfare” meaning in the Constitution. Ever since hearing the preamble in “Schoolhouse Rock” I’ve assumed the “promote the general welfare” line implied the support of advertising for things like anti-smoking/don’t play with matches/get your prostate checked.

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    @TroySenik
    Cutlass: An excellent, but depressing hour. Fortunately capped by a perfect (dare I saybrilliant?) closing song selection. One of my favorite Elvis songs!

    “She said that she’d been working for the ABC News/it was as much of the alphabet as she knew how to use.”· 6 hours ago

    Yes, I totally agree. That was a master stroke by the Yeti.

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    @BillWaldron

    Yes.

    “He thought he was the King of America”

    “He was a fine idea at the time, now he’s a brilliant mistake.”

    Hmmm…resonates with me.

    Cutlass: An excellent, but depressing hour. Fortunately capped by a perfect (dare I saybrilliant?) closing song selection. One of my favorite Elvis songs!

    “She said that she’d been working for the ABC News/it was as much of the alphabet as she knew how to use.”· 9 hours ago

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    @ToryWarWriter

    So we cant get this anymore?  I was really looking forward to it!

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