The Supreme Court just wrote Romney’s campaign ads
I expect that Obama and the Democrats will take a victory lap today, but their victory will be short-lived. Romney and the Republican Congressional candidates can now campaign against what is a massive tax increase on the American people. (UPDATE: Senator Marco Rubio just gave an interview in which he called ObamaCare “a new middle class tax increase.”)
Anger against Obamacare, along with its incredible increase in wasteful spending, overreaching government intrusiveness, and explosive growth in bureaucracies, was the fuel that fed the tea party fire in the 2010 elections.
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Some interesting history about the inspiration behind Florida’s lawsuit against ObamaCare
This week, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case ofFlorida vs. United States Department of Health and Human Services (for an excellent recap, please see this write-up by the Texas Public Policy Foundation), the lawsuit filed by the State of Florida against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka “ObamaCare.”
Florida’s previous Attorney General, Bill McCollum, filed the complaint on March 23, 2010. The litigation was joined by attorneys general in numerous other states, and some states filed separate lawsuits, but Florida’s case has been the linchpin in moving this challenge forward all the way to the Supreme Court.
ObamaCare and its unconstitutional power grab have galvanized conservatives across the country and united them in their opposition to the Obama administration. What many people don’t know is the back story behind how Florida’s lawsuit came to be. I recently came across some interesting information when I was doing some research for one of my last Florida clients before I leave for Massachusetts.
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