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 be?  I’ll go out on a limb and predict Unconstitutional by 5-4.  My confidence level is under 60%.  I would not be surprised at Unconstitutional, 6-3, but the odds are less than 1%.  Constitutional at | Read More »

    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 be?  I’ll go out on a limb and predict Unconstitutional by 5-4.  My confidence level is under 60%.  I would not be surprised at Unconstitutional, 6-3, but the odds are less than 1%.  Constitutional at | Read More »

    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 appears in the July 12, 2010 issue of Tax Notes, the premier publication on Tax Law matters. As I understand the copyright issues, I may post this link and you may download a copy for | Read More »