The politics of the ObamaCare decision (repeatedly updated with dissents)

Thomas Lifson American Thinker 6/28/2012

It looks to me that there are some sweet lemons for conservatives in the ObamaCare decision. Before we burn the chief justice in effigy, let’s read the decision and think about the implications.

First of all, upholding ObamaCare is going to energize opposition to Obama, and the determination to elect […]

Justices Doubt Obamacare Mandate a Tax

John Tabin The American Spectator 3/26/2012

Oral arguments for day one of the Obamacare lawsuits have ended; the subject of today’s argument was whether the individual mandate counts as a tax for the purposes of the Anti-Injunction Act. If it does, the Court can’t rule on its constitutionality until the mandate goes into effect in […]

Why the SCOTUS Decision on ObamaCare Shouldn’t Matter

ColoradoPatriot Gay Patriot 3/25/2012

…Like many who read this blog, I’m cautiously hopeful the Supreme Court will agree with me that ObamaCare is patently unconstitutional and should be annulled post haste. But like many (much smarter than I) observers, I’m not convinced this will happen.

Either way, however, our remedy should not be the Supreme […]

Supreme Court Justices to Conference on Pending ObamaCare Cases

Alan Sexton Green Mountain Scribes 10/31/2011

Washington, D.C. – Liberty Counsel has filed its Reply Brief in Support of its Petition for a Writ of Certiorari with the United States Supreme Court in the case of Liberty University v. Geithner. Liberty Counsel represents Liberty University and two private individuals challenging the individual and employer insurance […]