As Obama Prepares to Do Battle Against Washington and Colorado, Here’s the Pointy End of His Spear

By: Saturday December 8, 2012 5:00 pm

The New York Times reported Thursday that high level talks are going on within the Obama administration on how to deal with Washington and Oregon, both of whose voters helped bring Obama his second term, and both of which had more voters support legalizing recreational marijuana use than voted for the president. Obama is the third president in a row to have used marijuana in his younger days.

The NYT article uses so many anonymous White House sources it reeks of “trial balloon.”

 

Nothing About the Insurance Market Makes the Individual Mandate Legally Unique

By: Friday January 13, 2012 11:05 am

Every attempt I’ve seen by defenders of ACA to claim a mandate for health insurance is different from a mandate for any other product/service because the insurance market is special is logically incoherent. The same arguments can equally apply to thousands of products.

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