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    IRS Apology Misleading

    Lois Lerner blamed a “local career employee” of the Cincinnati office. That is disingenuous for at least two reasons: 1. All applications for exempt status are mailed to Covington, KY,

    Flawed, but likely not harmful (beyond immediate issue)

    The taxing power argument by the Chief Justice is flawed in several ways.  As the dissent noted, the Court should not have decided such an important case on grounds so

    Day Two: Obamacare is Going Down

    From the diaries… Wow.  To continue with Handicapping Health Care. Bottom line, I stand by what I said in Handicapping Health Care; however, I increase the odds.  I would handicap it

    Handicapping Health Care

    [from the diaries] Supreme Court oral arguments on the Affordable Care Act begin Monday.  We can expect a decision either in June or October.  I predict June.  What will it

    Health Care Litigation Update

    Two Federal Courts found the health care mandate constitutional – in Michigan and in Virginia.  Two others, in preliminary rulings, indicate they will likely rule the mandate unconstitutional – in

    Virginia Case on Obamacare

    The Court denied a motion to dismiss.  The opinion is here.  Procedurally, this is significant as it moves the case forward for a full review.  Is it predictive of anything? 

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    Health Care Penalty: Unconstitutional Tax

    As I’ve posted before, the Health Care Act violates the Taxing Powers of the Constitution. My more extensive study now appears in Of Constitutional Decapitation and Health Care. The article

    Sad Day in America: CLS lost

    While the opinion appears limited in scope and the remand may deal with selective enforcement, allowing state institutions to force student organizations which receive very modest support (largely from student

    Of Constitutional De-Capitation

    Of the many arguments regarding the unconstitutionality of the Health Care Act, its containing an un-apportioned Capitation tax is the strongest. Article 1, section 9 of the U.S. Constitution provides:

    This is MY Town Hall Meeting

    “I set the rules.” –Rep. Baron Hill (D-Ind), soon to be former Representative if there is justice in Indiana. Watch this incredible video in which the Representative denies a Journalism