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Monthly Archives: March 2012


  • ObamaCare and the Constitution: How did we end up here?

    Earlier I posted about why the Supreme Court should strike the ObamaCare mandate that requires every American not otherwise covered to purchase government-approved health insurance.  As I said there, no one in the founding era would have thought the Constitution’s Commerce Clause permitted Congress to pass anything close to ObamaCare.  In this post, I’ll briefly […]

  • Supreme Court should strike ObamaCare mandate

    On Tuesday, March 27, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on the most controversial part of ObamaCare: the “individual mandate,” which requires that everyone not otherwise covered purchase government-approved health insurance. The government claims that the individual mandate is constitutional because it falls under Congress’s power to regulate interstate commerce. In an amicus brief filed by the […]