Posts Tagged ‘Supreme Court’

We know better than you

Let’s review the tortured verbiage that passes for logic in today’s majority opinion in the “Hobby Lobby” case, shall we?

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Health Care, The Future, and All The Fish

So the Supreme Court did the “unexpected” (expected by constitutional scholars and those in the know, but unexpected by the media, so therefore unexpected) and upheld the bulk of Obamacare, specifically the mandate. Medicaid expansion was tweaked, and there are some arguments that the limits on the Commerce Clause is the real far-reaching story of the day, but all the same, this is something to be thankful for.

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Supreme Court idiocy

Like most pundits of the DC class, Howard Fineman is a tool. However, even a blind squirrel finds a nut now and again, and this column is something I can agree with: the recent Senate Judiciary hearings on Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor were completely pointless, and moreover, seemed to demonstrate the fact that most people have no idea what the Supreme Court is for.

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