As the great P.J. O’Rourke said:
“Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.”
We have to give the Feds some – the Constitution requires it. But in 1984 the Supreme Court threw wide open the doors to every liquor store and vehicle in the nation.
Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. was a case in which the United States Supreme Court set forth the legal test for determining whether to grant deference to a government agency’s interpretation of a statute which it administers.
Chevron is the Court’s clearest articulation of the doctrine of “administrative deference,” to the point that the Court itself has used the phrase “Chevron deference” in more recent cases.
What has that meant in thirty years of practice?
Supreme Court Rules Bureaucrats Can Set Their Own Power Limits; No Bureaucrats Find Any
Which brings us to the Obama Administration. And its million-plus bureaucrats speeding and swerving from one adult beverage center to another – sloppily all over every lane of every highway and byway in the land.
And then we wonder why the economic “recovery” stinks on ice.
All of this egregious overreach, the ensuing woeful and unnecessary damage and more we discuss in the accompanying video.
Please press play – and enjoy.