The Power to Destroy

JOHN ROBERTS’ MASQUERADE by Joseph DeMaio, ©2012 (Jun. 30, 2012) — “The power to tax involves the power to destroy.” — M’Culloch v. State of Maryland, 17 U.S. 316, 431 (1819) (Chief Justice John Marshall). There are a couple of ways to view and analyze what happened on June 28, 2012, when a badly fractured Supreme Court […]