A New Constitutional Right: Leave Me Alone

A NEW CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT: LEAVE ME ALONE….The Supreme Court decided today that the Do-Not-Call list is constitutional. Hurrah! I’ll bet it’s because they’re all tired of getting telemarketing calls.

(Now there’s an interesting question for constitutional scholars: how many of the current Supreme Court justices have signed up for the Do-Not-Call list? Does that constitute conflict of interest? Hmmm….)

I get practically no telemarketing calls these days except from my idiot credit card company. This may be the most successful government program of all time.

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