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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Sun Mar 1, 2020, 01:25 PM

2. I always want to see the reasoning.

Not the reasoning as reported by somebody who raves about how great the ruling is, or by somebody who says it'll lead to the zombie apocalypse by morning.

It'll come down to Constitutional interpretation--when the Constitution says authority in the executive branch will be vested in a president, did it mean "all", "most", or "some"?

Because authority to pass laws is vested in the House and Senate. Does that mean all, most, or some?

And if there are three branches of government set up, does that exclude a fourth or just say what the bare minimum is? "Only" is a rare word in charters.

That will be balanced against "precedent," which at this level is often what courts decided they could manage to get to pass Constitutional political muster, often because "we need to do this". We're good at arriving at conclusions and then making up justification, no so good the other way 'round. And often the justification for accepting the justification boils down, "we need it."

That said, I don't think everything in the list of possibly affected agencies belongs there.

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