- The Washington Times - Tuesday, December 21, 2010


Virginia federal Judge Henry E. Hudson’s ruling against the individual mandate in Obamacare - coming just 12 days before Christmas - told Americans, “Yes, Virginia, there is a Constitution.”

At the close of the of the Constitutional Convention in 1787, a citizen asked Benjamin Franklin what kind of government we had - a republic or a monarchy. Mr. Franklin replied, “A republic, if you can keep it.” If the justices of the Supreme Court are as deliberative and wise as Judge Hudson, we will keep our republic.


Alexandria, Va.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide