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Monday, Nov 29, 2004

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im not going to pretend to know about scalias positions but its widely held that he is part of the "states rights" posse on the court, except, that is, when it inconvenient. if the newshour was correct in their interpretation of one of his statements, he couldnt look more the political hack. in the medical marijuana case curently being heard, scalia embraced his inner liberal activist judge when he considered that the act of growing pot for personal consumption for, in this case, medical purposes was actionable by congress under the guise of interstate commerce because not purchasing it was impacting commerce. id say youd have to be pretty high to buy that argument. interesting to see which way it will go.