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OBAMACARE: Was The Runner’s Knee Down?

The play lasted only eight seconds out of 3,600 in the entire game. The distance traveled roughly 16 inches out of 3,600 across the field. Yet what occurred during those 8 seconds and 16 inches could make the difference between immeasurable joy or profound sadness. 379 more words

Healthcare Reform

Supreme Court to Hear Arguments Over Obamacare

Source: The Washington Spectator via AlterNet

Author: Lou Dubose

Emphasis Mine

N.B.: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was crafted and passed by the House and Senate, and signed into law by the POTUS. 791 more words

Top Lawyers Would Most Like to Lunch Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been voted #1 Supreme Court lunch date by hungry American lawyers, according to a new survey.

Ginsburg came out on top as the most popular potential lunch date, followed by Antonin Scalia and Sonia Sotomayor, presumably because they’re kind of in Ginsburg’s posse. 116 more words

Established by the State-Obamacare subsidies

This is what Republicans and others are fighting over and which the SCOTUS will decide.

But the law—as writ­ten—offers sub­si­dies only to peo­ple who buy plans “through an Exchange es­tab­lished by the State.” In other words, if you bought a plan through the federal ex­change—and more than five mil­lion peo­ple did in 2014—you’re not el­i­gi­ble for the sub­sidy.

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‘Worst Negro in history': Clarence Thomas catches hate after SCOTUS ruling

The irony of Clarence Thomas opposing affirmative action is almost tragic in its grandeur and scope.

— Adam Feldman (@FeldmanAdam) April 22, 2014

As Twitchy reported, the Supreme Court voted 6 to 2 today (Justice Kagan did not participate) to uphold Michigan’s right to prohibit affirmative action in college admissions.

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John Roberts' ObamaCare Redo?

When John Roberts was nominated by President George W. Bush to replace Chief Justice William Rehnquist, here is what Townhall Magazine said about him:

If you watched the confirmation hearings for his nomination to be chief justice of the Supreme Court, you know why the Left hates him. 602 more words

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SCOTUS Grants Cert in Hobbs Act Case, Ocasio v. United States, No. 14-361 (U.S. March 2, 2015)

The Supreme Court granted cert in Ocasio v. United States, No. 14-361 (2014), to determine whether a Hobbs Act conspiracy requires obtaining property form someone outside of the conspiracy. 60 more words

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