Posts Tagged ‘Obamacare’

Obamacare Is Ruled Unconstitutional by U.S. District Judge


Monday December 13th, 2010   •   Posted by David Theroux at 11:19pm PST   •   2 Comments

In a stunning decision released today, U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson in Richmond, Virginia, has ruled that Obama’s health-care law passed earlier this year is unconstitutional. The Obama administration now plans to appeal the case to the U. S. Supreme Court, and here is a report from Bloomberg: The Obama administration’s requirement that…
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Government by Commerce Clause


Thursday December 2nd, 2010   •   Posted by William J. Watkins Jr. at 2:27am PST   •   1 Comment

Are there any limits to the federal government’s power to regulate commerce? U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson has promised a decision on this issue before the end of this year. Judge Hudson is presiding over the Commonwealth of Virginia’s challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (better known as Obamacare), which forces…
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Paul Krugman’s “Solution” to the U.S. Deficit: Death Panels and VAT


Wednesday November 17th, 2010   •   Posted by David Theroux at 11:15pm PST   •   0 Comments

In a roundtable discussion on the U.S. Debt Reduction Commission, Nobel Prize laureate and hyper-Keynesian economist Paul Krugman came clean on his view on ABC’s “This Week with Christiane Amanpour,” regarding how to reduce the gigantic federal deficit that he has been so supportive in seeing created: death panels and a national Value Added…
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U.S. Begins Yet Another Fiscal Year Without a Budget


Monday October 4th, 2010   •   Posted by Randall Holcombe at 3:49am PDT   •   1 Comment

October 1 is the beginning of the federal government’s 2011 fiscal year. Congress has not passed a budget, and it appears likely that one won’t be passed until January. The government that wants to take over and run your health care (and other aspects of your life) can’t even pass its own budget. One…
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Federal Health-Care Overhaul to Raise Rates on Individuals and Small Business


Friday September 10th, 2010   •   Posted by David Theroux at 1:24am PDT   •   2 Comments

In an article by Janet Adamy, the Wall Street Journal reports that contrary to the claims of the Obama administration, rates for health insurance for individuals and small businesses are projected to increase by as much as 20%. Although such rate increases primarily apply to new policies, “consumers could be subject to the higher…
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82% Say More Government Stimulus Will Destroy Jobs


Monday September 6th, 2010   •   Posted by David Theroux at 12:31am PDT   •   0 Comments

In a new online poll by the Wall Street Journal, 82.2% of those participating are voting no to the question, “Can more government stimulus lower the nation’s unemployment rate?” As the article states: “Washington’s response to the country’s stubbornly high unemployment rate will depend in part on who wins an increasingly intense debate over…
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