Kagan Assigned DOJ Lawyer Who Argued Obamacare Cases in Appeals Courts

Terence P. Jeffrey CNSNews.com 6/3/2011

On Wednesday, Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal did what his job called for: He traveled to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, and defended President Barack Obama’s health-care-reform law against a challenge that had been filed by the Thomas More Law Center.

The […]

Quote of the day

8 June 2011 via Althouse

The individual mandate “may violate the constitution of Ayn Rand, but they do not violate the Constitution of the United States.”

~Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal in oral arguments before the Eleventh Circuit Court

Report: 30% of U.S. Companies Say They Will Drop Health Care Coverage Because of ObamaCare…

Zip Weasel Zippers 6/6/2011

So much for Obama’s “you can keep your plan if you like it” promise.

LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Once provisions of the Affordable Care Act start to kick in during 2014, at least three of every 10 employers will probably stop offering health coverage, a survey released Monday shows.

While only […]

Obama solicitor general: If you don’t like mandate, earn less money

Phillip Klein Washington Examiner 6/2/2011

President Obama’s solicitor general, defending the national health care law on Wednesday, told a federal appeals court that Americans who didn’t like the individual mandate could always avoid it by choosing to earn less money.

Neal Kumar Katyal, the acting solicitor general, made the argument under questioning before the U.S. […]