Supreme Court: All Religious Freedoms Are Equal, But Some Are More Equal Than Others

By: Monday June 30, 2014 9:52 am

Either there is religious freedom in this matter, or there is not. If there is, it should apply to all insurance mandates in conflict with religious beliefs no matter how strange those beliefs may seem.


Obama Finally Wins Florida

By: Monday November 12, 2012 10:00 am

A mandate without a congressional majority is like the magic in Peter Pan. If your opponents don’t believe in it, it doesn’t work.

Romney’s Provable Lie About the Mandate

By: Friday July 6, 2012 10:35 am

Sadly it is not unusual for politicians to lie; but when most politicians lie, they don’t do so in ways that can be immediately proven to be lies.

White House, Democrats Still Have No Health Care Plan B for Supreme Court Decision

By: Monday June 18, 2012 10:00 am

Even though there is a very good chance the Supreme Court could rule against some or all of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration seems to have done nothing to prepare Democrats in Congress for this eventuality, according to Politico. This is both puzzling and disconcerting, given how important an adverse ruling could be to their major bill.

Paul Ryan Misrepresents the “Mandate” in His Medicare Voucher Plan, Again

By: Friday May 6, 2011 12:30 pm

To see why Paul Ryan’s Medicare voucher mandate is so offensive, such bad public policy and so unpopular, we need to recognize there are good and necessary mandates, lousy mandates, and truly awful mandates. He’s picked the worst.

How Will Mitt Romney Explain Why Paul Ryan’s “ObamaCare for Seniors” Is Okay?

By: Wednesday April 6, 2011 8:10 am

A pig is a pig, even if it has Mitt Romney’s lipstick on it. For the affected groups, the basic outline of RomneyCare is the same as the basic outline of ObamaCare is the same as the basic outline of StupidRyanCare. Let’s review the features. . . .

Mitt Romney: Government Takeovers of Health Care are Constitutional and Effective When I Do It

By: Sunday March 6, 2011 11:30 am

Anyone think this is going to think the teabaggers are going to buy this? I think a better approach would’ve been to simply mea culpa — just say the whole thing was a mistake and apologize. Or blame Ted Kennedy. But Willard, who’s flip-flopped on everything from abortion to civil unions, might be thinking he’s already taken one too many mulligans as it is. And you can bet Mike Huckabee, The Quitter, and Mitch Daniels are licking their chops.

Breaking: Federal Judge Rules Health Care Law Unconstitutional

By: Monday January 31, 2011 12:21 pm

MSNBC reports that Judge Roger Vinson of US District Court in Pensacola Florida has just ruled that the health care reform law enacted last year is unconstitutional

Tea Party About to Learn Constitution Doesn’t Say What They Think It Says

By: Thursday December 30, 2010 5:15 pm

Beginning in January 2011, we’ll be sucked into the black hole of Tea Party Anti-Government Mythology, in which many of the things the US Constitution says will be ignored or misread out of existence.

CNN Poll: Independents Still Hate the Mandate

By: Monday December 27, 2010 10:30 am

For whatever reason, people don’t like being forced to become paying customers of a pernicious cartel.

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