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After noting that Obama thinks that conservatives are going to have to learn how to work with him after this election, Cosmic Conservative notes that

The man has no connection with reality. I am beginning to question his fundamental sanity.

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Coyote blog has a good post on the Commerce Clause linking to Radley Balko who wonders:

For those of you who support this ruling: Under an interpretation of the Commerce Clause that says the federal government can regulate inactivity, can you name anything at all that the feds wouldn’t have the power to regulate?

And if you can’t (and let’s face it, you can’t), why was the Constitution written in the first place?

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This is too frightening to look into so I’ll ignore it and let you look.
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Victor Davis Hanson has an idea about why voters are up in arms.

Voters feel relieved when they can pay off debt and become depressed when they can’t. When the government last balanced the budget in 2000 under Clinton and the GOP Congress, the country experienced as much of a psychological high as it is now experiencing humiliation over being ridiculed as a spendthrift borrower.
So national reputation and sense of self also matter. Americans are tired of hearing about inevitable Chinese ascendency and US decline.

I don’t disagree.
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And YAY to the rescue of those 33 miners in Chile!!! May they live long, sane and healthy lives.