Tag: Roberts

No More Rule of Law?

The rule of law suffered another blow yesterday, as did common sense and the meaning of words. We owe this all to the United States Supreme Court. Obamacare lives (sort of) still. In a 6-3 decision, as explained by Chief Justice John Roberts, the federal subsidies survived the legal challenge (sort of). Actually, the wording of the Obamacare law was disregarded and the federal subsidies were judged to be constitutional simply because Roberts and the other five justices who followed… Read more »

The Brave New World?

I normally rest on Saturdays and don’t do any posting, but I’ll go halfway today. I won’t say much, but I’ll put up some cartoon commentary. There’s just so much fallout from the Obamacare Obamatax decision that it may be a public service to make sure you don’t miss some of these. So, here goes: That last one was for the historian in me. The final one copies Obama’s main theme for the last four years, and this time it… Read more »

The Obamacare Ruling: How I See It

Four justices got it right yesterday. Unfortunately, five got it wrong. The most painful part of the divide is that Chief Justice John Roberts led the charge for upholding the clearly unconstitutional Obamacare. Wait a minute, you say, how can I call it unconstitutional when the Supreme Court has declared otherwise. Because it is. The four justices who wrote in dissent, with Anthony Kennedy surprisingly in agreement, declared that the entire law should be thrown out because of its blatant… Read more »