Skip to comments.Obamacare's Prognosis Worsens
Posted on 07/30/2014 4:13:54 AM PDT by rootin tootin
A while back, I suggested in this space that Obamacare might go the way of McCain-Feingold. That campaign finance reform law was not, you will recall, killed by a single lawsuit or act of Congress. Indeed, the general consensus at the end of 2003 was that McCain-Feingold was in perfect health. Less than seven years later it was, for all intents and purposes, dead. It had succumbed to a long series of attacks by determined opponents who were convinced that it was unconstitutional. Much the same thing is obviously happening to PPACA.
Congress has already been compelled to repeal a number of Obamacares provisions. In April 2011, for example, it killed the notorious 1099 mandate. This provision would have forced businesses to track and report to the IRS all purchases over $600. The laws so-called free choice vouchers were also eliminated at that time. Another welcome repeal came in 2013 when the CLASS Act, ostensibly meant to provide long-term coverage for the elderly, was deep-sixed. And, in 2014, Congress got rid of Obamacares cap on deductibles for small group plans.
While Congress has been busy pruning provisions from the poison tree that is Obamacare, the Supreme Court has been applying the blade as well.
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I’m watching Sissel.
That will do it. It’s before an 0bama 2010 appointee now but in spite of it being heard by a politician from 0bama, it will go on and will strike a deadly blow to the entire ACA - just in time for the R senate.
I haven’t heard ANYTHING about this important case and have to search like hell to find anything but its PLF doing it.
Where have you looked? Search for comments from Jonathan Gruber and Laurence Tribe.
Who are Gruber and Tribe?
IAE found a decision that posted _yesterday_ - with predicted results from the 0bamite. It’s tortured logic.
‘California Health Insurance Rates Rise Up to 88 Percent After Obamacare’
Unless Proposition 45 is passed or some other law is enacted to provide health-insurance rate regulation and the requirement that health insurers and HMOs justify their rates, we are going to continue to see dramatic year-over-year increases, Jones said in a telephone briefing with reporters.
Here’s a situation where I agree with mercy killing. Remember, folks...DIMs own this “law”.
Thanks to the way it was written, and now with help from cases such as Halbig, the ACA is becoming a political Rorschach test.