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Obamacare Endures its Third Day in Court

March 28, 2012

SCOTUS just finished hearing three days of the Solicitor General try to defend Obamacare.  No one really knows how they’ll rule in June on this, but if the Justice’s questions and tone are any indication, its days could be numbered.  But that’s the catch — we just don’t know. However, a few things about this [...]

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SCOTUS to Rule on ObamaCare

November 14, 2011

The Supreme Court has decided to hear arguments relating to the constitutionality of ObamaCare’s individual mandate.  In other words:  does the federal government have the right to compel individuals to purchase a product or face a fine.  Also, the court will likely look at “severability” in the law, or whether or not if the individual [...]

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Judge “Severs” Obama Care’s Head

February 2, 2011

It’s all tied up at two-a-piece:  two judges uphold Obama Care, two judges strike it down.  The House passed repeal a few weeks ago, while the Senate is poised to take up the debate, perhaps even today, emboldened by Judge Roger Vinson’s ruling on Monday.  If you haven’t had a chance to peruse Vinson’s ruling [...]

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