RobertsCare: focuses on legacy, not legality
Yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States surprised the nation when Chief Justice John Roberts joined the Court’s five liberals in upholding the mandate citing the healthcare penalty as a “tax” rather than as a penalty. There are many reasons to view the law as a tax and many holes in the majority’s arguments (which we’ll be discussing on Monday). Thus, Roberts seems to | Read More »
Obamacare: Not Severable
Should the Supreme Court determine the Affordable Care Choices Act’s individual health insurance mandate is unconstitutional, the next logical question will be whether it is severable from the overall law. The answer is no, the entire bill must be thrown out. That is not to say the entire bill will be thrown out. In fact, it is unlikely that the Court will have the willpower | Read More »
Justice Kagan sitting for Obamacare would be an affront to our Republic
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider the constitutionality of Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act of 2010, also known as Obamacare. The point of contention for 26 states, is that individuals will be forced to buy health insurance against their will. Justice Elena Kagan, was Obama’s Solicitor General at the time the bill passed. She is said to have had exposure to the bill | Read More »
Dear Manchin, Nelson & Casey: The Pro-life movement is coming for your seats.
Yesterday, Republicans passed a pro-life bill that could have a minor impact in limiting Obamacare abortions, if it weren’t for President Obama and Senate Dems. This comes back to the issue of not whether abortion is right or wrong, but whether taxpayers should be funding it. This should be a no-brainer for “Pro-life” democrats, Joe Manchin (D-WV), Ben Nelson (D-NB) & Bob Casey (D-PA) to | Read More »