The U.S. Supreme Court decision on Obamacare last week was essentially the court saying, “we are making a ruling not on a reading of the law, but we are making a ruling on what we interpret should have been congressional impact,” Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) told Breitbart Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow on the Breitbart News Saturday radio program.
Republican presidential candidate and Texas Senator Ted Cruz criticized Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s record on Obamacare while advocating against ending the filibuster to repeal the law on Monday’s “Hugh Hewitt Show.” Cruz said, “I believe ending the legislative filibuster would
Obamacare and gay marriage are now off the political table. In the primaries, approximately 40% of the Republican base are white, evangelical Christians. In the general election, the diversity of the American electorate comes into full play.
President Obama stated that Obamacare is “working exactly as it’s supposed to” and “here to stay” during Saturday’s Weekly Address. Transcript as Follows: “Five years ago, we finally declared that in America, health care is not a privilege for a
HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher said Republicans shouldn’t try to repeal Obamacare because it’s five years old and that all of Obamacare’s problems are “because the profit motive is written into it” on Friday. Maher, in discussing GOP reactions
Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in its King v. Burwell decision, essentially arguing the law’s language stating that exchanges must be “established by the state” (i.e. not by the federal government) is just one of many examples of “inartful drafting” in the law’s text.
Talk radio host and author of “Plunder and Deceit,” Mark Levin argued that Chief Justice John Roberts is “now serving the Obama administration” and that Congressional Republicans would not act to repeal Obamacare on Thursday. Levin began with, “Unfortunately, as
Let the legal and political analysis begin. There will even be conspiracies. I’ll do plenty of coverage on my SiriusXM radio show. First, my personal response. Compassion I have compassion for those like me who opposed the socialization of healthcare.
Rep. Alan Grayson, the outspoken and often controversial congressman from Florida, recently penned an opinion editorial in the Huffington Post, where he pointed out that the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA)—or “Fast-Track”—is unconstitutional.
Columnist Charles Krauthammer argued that Chief Justice John Roberts “sees his role as being the sleuth who goes into the law and somehow justifies it” with regards to Obamacare on Thursday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel. Krauthammer said
“Obamacare itself destroys true insurance and places additional crushing burdens on those who provide actual care,” said Dr. Jane Orient, executive director of AAPS, in a press release. “This can’t be fixed by forcing taxpayers to pay a chunk of some people’s unaffordable premiums. What the Court has done is to further undermine the rule of law.”
Talk radio host Rush Limbaugh argued that the Supreme Court’s ruling in King v. Burwell was a ruling that “words, and therefore laws, have no meaning” on Thursday. “I mean, the chief justice took it upon himself to interpret the law again.
Mercy Health announced Thursday it will fire 347 workers due to “increasing challenges to our reimbursement structure as we adjust to reductions mandated by the Affordable Care Act,” the company said in a statement.
In the Obamacare case, the Court pretended to know what was really in the minds of legislators in spite of their explicit words (and evidence of their actual intent). In Texas Housing, the Court has ruled that the federal government can decide what is really in the minds of ordinary people, whether they intend to discriminate or not.
Thursday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” White House communications director Jen Psaki said of the president’s reaction to the Supreme Court upholding a key provision of ObamaCare was celebratory. When host Andrea Mitchell asked about the reaction, after the Supreme Court
On Thursday, the Supreme Court released its long-awaited decision on Obamacare’s IRS subsidies under federal health insurance exchanges. And, as expected, the Court rewrote the statute to help President Obama’s signature law.
Planned Parenthood has benefited tremendously from Obamacare, a fact acknowledged by both its president Cecile Richards and chair Alexis McGill Johnson in the organization’s 2013-2014 annual report. In fiscal year 2013-2014, Planned Parenthood was provided with more than $528 million – or 41 percent of its total revenue – in taxpayer funds in the form of government grants, contracts, and Medicaid reimbursements.
The dissent, by Justice Antonin Scalia, was blistering. “Words no longer have meaning if an Exchange that is not established by a State is ‘established by the State,'” he wrote.
The Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.
The Supreme Court ruling on King v. Burwell will soon decide whether the Affordable Care Act permits the federal government to subsidize health insurance premiums. Those should be struck down for both legal and economic reasons—and in simple fairness to most Americans who have found it makes no economic sense to buy health insurance through federal and state exchanges.