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You think president Obama's comments about the nation's highest court -- sparking a fire storm what until you hear this.
-- -- -- say this isn't just about the fate of the health care law but the fight of all business in America.
Hi everybody I'm Stuart Varney in for David -- unwelcome defaults on fox that's going to focus with Steve full still -- -- Brennan Elizabeth MacDonald Dennis -- and Rick -- Dennis you say private businesses have a huge stake in all of this.
They really do you know let's remember -- But -- -- administration the way they have demonized wealth creation demonized capitalism.
Bit suspicious of big business we cannot trust sometimes elected politicians to protect.
The basic constitutional right of pursuit of property.
We have to trust the courts and the courts are really important step bid to stop a bureaucracy from running.
I'm not the way the EPA has -- the way the FCC has done -- going after businesses that ignoring court precedent thank goodness the court is there -- have to be a strong court.
Because sometimes politicians don't want to protect business.
All right Steve do we need a strong Supreme Court to protect private business from anti business loss.
Well the Supreme Court David -- Stuart should not be a chamber of commerce -- of law should be constitutional period.
Some walls will be -- some walls will be stupid.
If they're high taxes high regulations throw the bums out of put the men and change the laws but the Supreme Court should disappear into the constitution and not be a special advocate -- -- -- you on this.
Yeah I agree with Steve and in fact you know basically that the court though doesn't have term limits and they are unaccountable.
The founding fathers did say that they wanted to judicial review.
Alexander Hamilton and James Madison said that in the Federalist papers.
But the federal they -- the Supreme Court has weighed in on decisions that from the EPA for example that affect businesses.
Or decisions that affect you know basically generic drug makers.
But -- the congress has affected every verse and done it's old legislation to back out what the Supreme Court has done it did that 1991 and 1998.
I see this is all -- part of checks and balances.
-- -- -- -- I actually like what Steve Forbes had to say what a great line the Supreme Court is not.
The chamber of commerce look when you -- strongest is that another word for activists.
For years conservatives have railed against an activist court.
This isn't the time for it to start the Supreme Court is there.
Two to interpret laws to make sure that they are exist in accordance with the constitution it big business has a problem take it up -- your super pac.
Take it up with your your congressmen is not the job of the Supreme Court to look after your interest.
Like -- -- you coming from on this I actually completely wholeheartedly agree with that.
It is not the job of the Supreme Court two -- protects are not protect businesses.
The job the Supreme Court is protect the constitution Marbury vs Madison -- -- 209 year ruling.
And it's there prairies and if if he if he really if businesses want to be protected on they need to go to congress.
That is job of congress if those laws that congress puts in place.
-- economic regulations are unconstitutional.
Then it goes it's Supreme Court a strong Supreme Court is one that protects the constitution not business.
A Dennis that and a pound people are saying you look at that the Supreme Court is not a chamber of commerce you think it is you know what the Supreme Court is there to make sure that politicians don't screw it up.
And that's -- politicians keep doing you know I mean let's think about this.
It was laws -- stop companies from being able to exercise their free speech right to make campaign contributions it was a US Supreme Court.
That issued a ruling saying you know -- you can't stop a company from doing that and of course it was our President Obama who criticize US Supreme Court.
At the State of the Union Address right SA sat there in the front row so they did no modern president I don't think ever had done and that Marbury vs about a should president.
That was the one that left the court's second guessed what lawmakers passed popularly.
And that was what flew in the face of Obama's comments when he decided the court should never overturn -- popular Illini did expelled.
He's -- -- constitutionality not actual economic regulations unless they relate constitutionality the last time the Supreme Court.
Voted one where the other specifically kind of business regulations.
As they affected the economy as a whole was in 1930s it was the new DL the last of his -- -- -- -- -- Harder -- -- I -- I thought I was doing and gardens don't last time I don't that is typically reticent easily specifically looking at how government.
That regulates the economy yes everything else since then has -- okay hold on everybody -- The supreme -- truly is not pro capitalist -- Anti capitalist pro business so and so -- business is surely -- Baldwin pro constitution exactly thank god as the Supreme Court -- protected Wal-Mart -- being looted by some travelers who had no case at all thank god it did decided Citizens United.
That was the case that said corporations do have First Amendment right to thank god it did -- it.
We would have congress enacting laws saying that the Wall Street Journal can't publish editorials criticizing congress -- and -- does the Wall Street Journal published by corporations corporations are bad thank god doesn't.
This is a -- -- -- bill bill and Denis make.
Make the point the Supreme Court there's uphold basic tenants of the constitution like free speech like property rights sometimes they stray from that.
But if that helps business so be it if it hurts a particular business so -- -- we tend to think business is all one thing it isn't he take rent control.
You take anti trust that I think that's any business but they say it is say -- pro competition.
So they interpret the constitution but the basic thing is store to have to uphold basic rights like property rights.
-- come back into this I think the supreme -- doing a pretty good job of keeping us free over the centuries and you say.
-- I agree -- it has been doing a very good job and it is highly unusual for a sitting president.
To come out and criticized the Supreme Court before the Supreme Court has ruled George W did criticized the Supreme Court in 2007 but that was -- prior rulings we've never seen this in modern history.
Last word you know he didn't do that but it does -- think the threat -- the First Amendment is not an I want Steve didn't the FE -- after you -- editorials thank god we have a court system until I lost precisely the thing uphold the constitution.
Rick on golf I'll go to you for the last twenty seconds to go yet you know there's there's way too much agreement breaking out here -- love to be more controversial so let me just let me just point out that President Obama has not criticized the Supreme Court.
As -- -- said.
Video -- -- did well.
It did not know how did and you realize that they have that rule and yet so he did not criticizing it -- -- the absolute last look ladies.
Absolutely did criticize seven intent to to intimidate the Supreme Court you want argument he and you're -- -- the Supreme Court -- you want arguments you one argument that you -- -- American not Venezuela you water -- if you're gonna get argument if you.
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