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Short and simple. Whereas some Democrats in Congresss have remained inappropriately deferential to the Supreme Court and others have hinted a possible lack of legitimacy for the Court were it to ...
by Geekesque
Comment Count 743 comments on Mon Apr 02, 2012 at 01:15 PM PDT with 584 Recommends
This will be brief -- but it has to be a diary because I want to read the comments section. Republicans are playing a game with the Affordable Care Act health reform, trying to capitalize on public ...
by Seneca Doane
Comment Count 560 comments on Sun Nov 07, 2010 at 04:41 PM PST with 470 Recommends
During his press conference on Friday, President Obama pondered why the GOP's "number one priority, the one unifying principle in the Republican Party at the moment is making sure that 30 million ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 214 comments on Sun Aug 11, 2013 at 01:35 PM PDT with 397 Recommends
It’s hard for most of us to imagine a lifestyle supported by a $73 million retirement bonus. It’s even harder to imagine a whole nation’s healthcare controlled by those who have ...
by National Nurses Movement
Comment Count 194 comments on Tue Jan 05, 2010 at 04:30 PM PST with 326 Recommends
The last, great hope of Republicans to see Obamacare killed outright is officially dead. They haven't been able to repeal it. They ran a presidential campaign on ending it, and were overwhelmingly ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 134 comments on Mon Dec 02, 2013 at 10:28 AM PST with 219 Recommends
With sign-ups for private insurance nearing 7 million on the final day of open enrollment for Obamacare, Republicans are once again trying ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon Mar 31, 2014 at 01:17 PM PDT with 189 Recommends
Before proceeding to read this diary, do me a favor. Google the following phrase: "health care mandate unconstitutional." I'll wait... OK. Notice anything about what came up as links? If you ...
by wmtriallawyer
Comment Count 625 comments on Thu Dec 17, 2009 at 08:34 AM PST with 173 Recommends
There are several reasons why the recent 11th Circuit Decision finding the Individual Mandate ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 279 comments on Sun Aug 14, 2011 at 10:19 AM PDT with 135 Recommends
Paul Krugman's new column puts his finger on my greatest concern about a health care bill that includes the "individual mandate" but does not include a public option (link after the jump--for some ...
by Captain Future
Comment Count 239 comments on Tue Sep 08, 2009 at 10:31 PM PDT with 126 Recommends
The Courtroom of the Supreme Court (Franz Jantzen) That's what SCOTUSblog's Tom Goldstein said following the first three-quarters of this morning's oral argument on the Minimum Coverage (i.e., "...
by Adam B
Comment Count 786 comments on Tue Mar 27, 2012 at 12:01 PM PDT with 98 Recommends
President Obama on ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 175 comments on Sun Nov 10, 2013 at 03:15 PM PST with 95 Recommends
Since Brian Beutler thinks the public option might make a comeback , I decided to post about something that's irked me for while... Most of the time, when people think of "the public option," they ...
by YeaYouRite
Comment Count 175 comments on Mon Aug 11, 2014 at 06:33 AM PDT with 80 Recommends
Congressional Republicans on Thursday dispatched some of their best and brightest to the Supreme Court in heady anticipation of the GOP triumph that never came . But when Chief Justice Roberts ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Jul 01, 2012 at 07:12 PM PDT with 68 Recommends
Justice Antonin Scalia Quite possibly the most depressing spectacle of three days of Supreme Court arguments on the Affordable Care Act was the very apparent fact that Justice Antonin Scalia gets ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 121 comments on Thu Mar 29, 2012 at 02:21 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
this year. Which means it ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 84 comments on Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 12:16 PM PDT with 61 Recommends
For anyone not interested in slogging through the debate on the 500-odd amendments to the Baucus bill, it has become increasingly and painfully apparent that the healthcare legislation soon to ...
by National Nurses Movement
Comment Count 44 comments on Thu Sep 24, 2009 at 01:19 PM PDT with 61 Recommends
Article !, Section 8 of the Constitution is the relevant provision. Can you read it? Today the Supreme Court will hear argument (a very long argument) on the central issue in the challenges to ...
by Armando
Comment Count 372 comments on Tue Mar 27, 2012 at 06:00 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
For a while now, I've wanted to write a rant on the problematic embrace by the "centrist" and liberal media of the right-wing nickname "Obamacare" for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 108 comments on Thu Sep 19, 2013 at 08:39 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
The Supreme Court heard arguments this morning on sort of a hypothetical in the Affordable Care Act case: If they were to decide that the individual mandate was unconstitutional, what would then ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 170 comments on Wed Mar 28, 2012 at 10:36 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
It might be touch and go right now, but for the moment, the sky has not fallen and the nation has not yet devolved into godless, Supreme Court-sanctioned, freedomless socialism. But be prepared, ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 94 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 11:21 AM PST with 44 Recommends