Daily Archives: June 28, 2012
Repeal and repeal some more and then repeal even more until the government is completely out of our health care decisions. The opposition battle cry should “separation of health care and state.”
If you wonder how John Edwards plans to support himself, the parody from the July 2012 issue of Carolina Journal offers a suggestion. Read it here.
Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue has vetoed the bill that sought to tighten up the Racial Justice Act. The bill, however, passed both chambers of the General Assembly by veto-proof margins, and legislative leaders have indicated they will seek a veto override. Said Perdue in her statement: “As long as I am governor, I will fightContinue Reading
If you appreciated this week’s John Locke Foundation Shaftesbury Society presentation — featuring the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy’s new report on Pell Grants — you might want to read the latest edition of Hillsdale College’s Imprimis. Ohio University economist Richard Vedder discusses a federal student financial aid system he dubs “costly, inefficient, byzantine,”Continue Reading
Whenever we are commanded to do something by our government under penalty of taxation it should be referred to as a Roberts Tax.
According to John Roberts and Co., refraining from behavior is a taxable non-event. So don’t just stand there do something. And if you do just stand there you can be taxed for it.
Here’s the central point of the Supreme Court’s opinion, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, regarding the healthcare mandate. Basically, the mandate is not justified by the Commerce Clause or the Necessary and Proper Clause, but it does fall under Congress’s power to tax. Under the mandate, if an individual does not maintain health insurance,Continue Reading