Conservatives stake out an old-fashioned position by saying you’ve got to go by the way the law is actually written.

Liberals, on the other hand, say you have to read between the lines, that legislation is a “living, breathing” collection of words that only the elite can properly interpret.

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By Tom Quiner The Supreme Court seems reticent. As Team Obama argues for a final rejection of the enumerated powers of the Constitution by upholding Obamacare’s expansion of the federal government, a few justices are saying “not so fast.” Justice Anthony Kennedy is skeptical and said the government has a “very heavy burden of justification.”…

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