NO PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP

This article by Jonathan W. Emord is republished with permission from newswithviews.com. The failure of Congress to derail Obamacare and to cut government spending is due to a lack of principled leadership. A political party without a clear vision, and the courage to achieve its objectives, is a party in disarray and decline. Republicans find [...]

THE OBAMACARE BOONDOGGLE

This article by Jonathan W. Emord is republished with permission from newswithviews.com. Obamacare is fast becoming the most costly government boondoggle in American history. This past Friday we learned that on its first day of dysfunctional operation, Healthcare.gov yielded a total of 6 sign-ups nationwide and the day after, just 248. Even more troubling, the [...]

A Victory For Failure

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 This article by Jonathan W. Emord is republished with permission from newswithviews.com.   By Attorney Jonathan Emord NewsWithViews.com   A majority of Americans chose to put in place the same dysfunctional government that has been incapable of addressing with a plan, let alone actually reducing, the largest national debt ever held by a government in [...]

Roberts Rules: Obamacare Is and Is Not a Tax

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This article by Jonathan W. Emord is republished with permission from newswithviews.com. By Attorney Jonathan Emord NewsWithViews.com   In a turn that bodes ill for a return to limited government, Chief Justice John Roberts sided with Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, Kagan, and Sotomayor in upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act under the tax clause [...]

An Opportunity Missed: SCOTUS Upholds PPACA

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In a 5 to 4 decision the Supreme Court upheld the Federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), known to many as “Obamacare.”  Somewhat surprising was the Court’s rationale.  Leading up to this decision many experts thought Chief Justice Roberts might uphold the law in an effort to overcome public concern for judicial activism.  And when [...]

5th Circuit Condemns Obama Speech

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Circuit Judge Jerry Smith of the 5th Circuit intends to hold the Department of Justice accountable for President Barack Obama’s recent criticisms of the Supreme Court. On Monday President Obama remarked that overturning the health care law would be an “unprecedented, extraordinary” step. He cited “judicial activism” among criticisms of the current Court. The President [...]

Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument on Obamacare (Day One Recap)

The Supreme Court began oral arguments Monday on the 2010 controversial health care reform bill dubbed “Obamacare”: the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).  The Court engaged counsel for 90 minutes this morning concerning the Anti-Injunction Act issue.  Tomorrow the Court addresses whether Congress has constitutional authority under the Commerce Clause to mandate that [...]

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