Affordable Care Act Upheld!


This is a a summary of the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision, from Amy Howe at SCOTUSblog: The Affordable Care Act, including its individual mandate that virtually all Americans buy health insurance, is constitutional. There were not five votes to uphold it on the ground that Congress could use its power to regulate commerce between the… Continue reading Affordable Care Act Upheld!

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Implementing the Right’s agenda sacrifices health, happiness


The Agenda: Step 1) Get a majority in the House of Representatives; Step 2) Go as far right to show you can pass things as a body, but avoid or minimize votes on necessary legislation that cannot win a vote; Step 3) When the far right agenda you have been able to get passed in… Continue reading Implementing the Right’s agenda sacrifices health, happiness