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Intellectual dishonesty: Obama knew his health reform was doomed

In Politics Watch on 03/2011 at 10:47 AM

As legal scholars have already noted, Federal Judge Roger Vinson’s 78-page ruling in the major Florida decision that struck down the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was not only bold but also extremely well written. That’s not just because he knew it would be headline news. ( More > …


Supreme Court could hear case sooner than later now that Florida case is on appeal

In Breaking, ObamaCare on 03/2011 at 9:06 AM

“The Supreme Court’s agreeing to hear the appeals directly from the district courts without waiting for the outcomes in the appellate courts could cut a year or more off the uncertainty the country is suffering while it awaits a final decision on this matter.” (Suite More > …

Obama Administration finally files appeal in Florida

In Breaking, ObamaCare on 03/2011 at 11:40 AM

The Obama administration on Tuesday appealed a judge’s ruling in Florida that struck down its landmark healthcare overhaul law as unconstitutional because it required Americans to buy healthcare insurance or face a penalty. We’ll have a copy of the file up shortly. (Reuters) More  > …


Alert: Federal Judge in Florida gives Obama SEVEN DAYS to appeal ruling against health care law

In Breaking, ObamaCare on 03/2011 at 11:38 AM

Tired of stalling tactics, Judge Vinson says “confused” justice lawyers need to follow his order or file appeal. (OfficialWire) More > …

File: Judge Roger Vinson’s 20-page order issued yesterday on ObamaCare clarification.

Justice Dept. asks for clarification in Florida ruling

In How It Affects You on 02/2011 at 9:46 AM

In essence it asks Judge Vinson to provide detail on what the government should do in light of his ruling. (Suite 101) More > …

Christie relishing on Jersey’s “free ride” on ObamaCare suit

In Politics Watch on 02/2011 at 11:12 AM

“There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is getting a free ride on other states’ coattails. Christie noted that he has joined other Republican governors in efforts to fast-track decisions on court rulings against the healthcare law.” (CNS News) More > …

NJ Governor Chris Christie (R)

Exclusive: ObamaCare repeal stalls

In Breaking, ObamaCare, Politics Watch on 02/2011 at 12:45 PM

From the WSJ: “David Rivkin, an attorney for the plaintiffs, said the ruling meant the 26 states challenging the law must halt implementation of pieces that apply to states and certain small businesses represented by plaintiffs.

But the Obama administration said it has no to plans to halt implementation of the law. Already, it has mailed rebate checks to seniors with high prescription drug costs, helped set up insurance pools for people with pre-existing medical conditions and required insurers to allow children to stay on their parents’insurance policies until they reach age 26.” At this point and time, the best option is to take this law to the Supreme Court. (Front Page Mag) More > …


Video: 21 GOP governors make 6-point plan for improving health care law

In Politics Watch on 02/2011 at 12:16 PM

21 of the 29 republican governors have dumped a letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to derail ObamaCare. Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman (R) goes on the record with Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren on the states insurance exchanges and flexibility and who is in it and who is responsible for paying. (YouTube) More > …

On The Record with Greta Van Susteren hosts NE Governor Dave Heineman (R)

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54% say states should have the right to opt out of health care law

In Breaking, ObamaCare on 02/2011 at 11:25 AM

“A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 39% of Likely U.S. Voters at least somewhat favor a federal law that requires every American to buy or obtain health insurance, while 58% at least somewhat oppose such a requirement.” (Rasmussen) More > …

Choking the ObamaCare chicken

In Politics Watch on 02/2011 at 11:28 AM

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell asked liberal constitutional lawyer Jonathan Turley Tuesday if the Democrats made a mistake not writing a severability clause into the law. Surprisingly, Turley said “it was a colossal mistake.” (NewsBusters) More > …

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