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Randy Barnett On The Constitutionality Of The Individual Mandate

by @ Wednesday, October 20th, 2010. Filed under Health Care Reform, Politics

Here’s the full video of Law Professor Randy Barnett giving the Sixth Annual Frederich von Hayek Lecture on the subject of the U.S. Constitution and the individual insurance mandate in Obamacare, 90 minutes long but well worth watching:

GOP Hypocrisy On Health Care Reform

Let’s take a look at this ad from the National Republican Senatorial Committee that’s running in West Virginia: In case you missed it, Alex Knepper points out the problem with this ad: “Manchin supports Barack Obama’s big government agenda…Manchin supported the government takeover of healthcare that cuts Medicare…” The words “Government takeover of healthcare” are […]

Judge Napolitano On Virginia’s ObamaCare Lawsuit Victory

Ken Cuccinelli’s ObamaCare Lawsuit Hits The Courtroom

Yesterday actually, and I’ve got my write-up about it over at Outside The Beltway.

Ken Cuccinelli Files Virginia’s Response To Motion To Dismiss ObamaCare Lawsuit

Virginia’s Attorney General has filed his response to the Motion to Dismiss filed by the Federal Government in the lawsuit to declare ObamaCare unconstitutional: RICHMOND — Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II told a federal judge Monday that he should let a suit challenging the constitutionality of the federal health-care law proceed and deny a […]

Federal Government Seeks Dismissal Of Virginia’s ObamaCare Lawsuit

An entirely predictable response from the Federal Government to Ken Cuccinelli’s lawsuit against ObamaCare: RICHMOND — The Obama administration asked a federal judge Monday to dismiss Virginia’s challenge of the health-care overhaul law, arguing that the state has no standing to sue over the law and that Congress’s power to regulate interstate trade makes the […]

Randy Barnett Talks About The Constitutionality Of ObamaCare

Law Professor Randy Barnett recently spoke with The Healthcare Channel about the Constitutional issues surrounding health care reform. In Part One, Barnett talks principally about the Constitutionality of the health insurance mandates: In Part Two, Barnett talks about other Constitutional issues implicated by the health care reform law, including Tenth Amendment issues:

James Carville And Stan Greenberg: There Was No ObamaCare Bounce

Democracy Corps, the polling firm run by long-time Democratic campaign advisers James Carville and Stan Greenberg, comes to a rather morose conclusion about the political impact of the passage of health care reform: Health care’s passage did not produce even a point rise in the president’s approval rating or affection for the Democratic Congress. Virtually […]

Obama Budget Director Confirms That “Advisory Board” Will Control Health Care Decisions

by @ Tuesday, April 27th, 2010. Filed under Barack Obama, Health Care Reform, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

Yet another part of ObamaCare that we didn’t know about until it became law, the Independent Medicare Advisory Board: An unelected board with virtually unlimited power over health care. Yea, that’s a good thing.

Majority Of Americans Continue To Support Repeal Of Health Care Reform Law

by @ Tuesday, April 27th, 2010. Filed under Barack Obama, Health Care Reform, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

More than a month after passage, ObamaCare remains incredibly unpopular with the American public: Support for repeal of the recently-passed national health care plan remains strong as most voters believe the law will increase the cost of care, hurt quality and push the federal budget deficit even higher. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey […]

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