ACA AS AN ABUSE TO CONSTITUTIONAL PROCESS

ACA AS AN ABUSE TO CONSTITUTIONAL PROCESS

The extremely controversial case last year at the Supreme Court where the Court determined that the individual mandate of Obamacare was a constitutional exercise of Congress’ tax power. That case was a good example of a case involving the scope of Federal power. However, there are other issues involving Obamacare that have to do with the process of government; that is, there are not only Constitutional issues with what was done (did it exceed Congress’ authority or not), but how it was done. These issues …

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FOLLOW THE RATS ON A SINKING SHIP

FOLLOW THE RATS ON A SINKING SHIP

By ANNA PALMER and JAKE SHERMAN

Dozens of lawmakers and aides are so afraid that their health insurance premiums will skyrocket next year thanks to Obamacare that they are thinking about retiring early or just quitting.

The fear: Government-subsidized premiums will disappear at the end of the year under a provision in the health care law that nudges aides and lawmakers onto the government health care exchanges, which could make their benefits exorbitantly expensive.

Democratic and Republican leaders are taking the issue seriously, but first they need more …

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