Salt Restrictions are Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Browsing the news recently, I came across this article : http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,591285,00.html Anyone who has been paying attention for the last few years had to expect that once the government is responsible for paying your health care costs, your lifestyle (in all respects that affect your health) becomes a public affair. That’s the rub. I tried…

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Civil Commitments: Necessary and Proper?

Las Monday the Supreme Court in United States v. Comstock, held that Congress has the power under the Necessary and Proper Clause of Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution to enact 18 U.S.C. § 4248. Section 4248 authorizes court-ordered civil commitment by the federal government of two categories of “sexually dangerous” persons: (1) “sexually…

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