The View From 1776
Monday, December 28, 2009
Global-Warming Judicial Activism
Congress and the Copenhagen convocation having failed to impose draconian measures to please advocates of man-made global warming, liberal-progressives are reverting to the courts for an end-run around the will of the people.
Liberal-progressives have been thwarted by the world’s growing awareness (1) that the threat of man-made global warming is a fraudulent scam, and (2) that the economic costs of action demanded by secular religious fanatics are staggeringly high and far beyond any reasonable cost-benefit ratio. In a desperate attempt to impose the one-world-government vision of a small band of “scientists,” liberal-progressives are now turning to judicial activism.
Judicial activism is an innovation developed by the ACLU’s Roger Baldwin in the 1920s, originally for a somewhat different purpose. Working through the Harvard Law School, Baldwin promoted a radically new interpretation of the Bill of Rights. The intent was to manipulate the Constitution to make it destroy itself.
A constitution is intended to reflect the most fundamental values of a society, to embody that society