Well you made my day. And yes the irony of ‘I want to do whatever I want to do’ — well it is all well and good while the government is on my side, but so many fail to imagine a time when it is not. My “favorite” is contraception which I wrote up for The Federalist back when I wrote for them.
If Government Gives Contraception, Government Can Take It Away
Those decrying the Hobby Lobby decision would rather have seen the court declare that Congress had the power to mandate…
And I do find the confiscation threat scenarios interesting. Assuming they do find enough people willing to invade homes to confiscate arms and arrest their owners — probably with mass violations of the 4th Amendment and Posse Comitatus — where would they incarcerate them all, after of course the great Habeas Corpus question is settled?
And by the way, it was George III’s tea that went into Boston Harbor.