WASHINGTON — It’s clear now that any overhaul of the Affordable Care Act will have to come through the political system, not the court. And repeal-minded Republicans face trouble generating a mandate for change. Republicans were hoping the court would decide against this key part of the law — and in turn give the party momentum… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: June 25th, 2015 | Author: admin | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, SCOTUS, U.S. Supreme Court | Tags: 2016 Presidential politics, Chief Justice John Roberts, Democrats, ObamaCare, republicans, SCOTUS, SCOTUSCare, U.S. Supreme Court | 3 Comments »
By Matt Roooney, cross posted from SaveJersey
The ObamaCare backstory gets worse all the time, Save Jerseyans.
We can never really know what happened in chambers. That said, emerging anonymous accounts seem to comport with what we can plainly observe about this repugnant capitulation to unconstitutional, unrestrained big government by Chief Justice John Roberts.
It was supremely political.
Be assured, I’m not leveling this charge simply because I don’t like the decision! The Chief Justice simply didn’t do a very good job of masking his purely tactical motivations.
If you read the conservative Kennedy-Alito-Thomas-Scalia dissent (click here – pdf), one of the first things you’ll notice is how the dissent frequently refers to the majority opinion as the “dissent.” Is the current batch of High Court clerks just sloppy? Or is something else going on here?admin | Filed under: U.S. Constitution, U.S. Supreme Court | Tags: Affordable Care Act, Chief Justice John Roberts, Matt Rooney, ObamaCare, SaveJersey, U.S. Supreme Court | Comments Off on Supremely Political: Did Roberts Pen BOTH Opinions?