Tag: Nancy Pelosi

The Supreme Court, in ratifying Obamacare, gives Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid a jab

Chief Justice John Roberts: Obamacare is so muddled, it’s hard to know what the hell Congress meant. So, we have to interpret the Affordable Care Act more broadly as to Congress’ intent. The stunning decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that the deceptively misnamed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (it does neither), better known... Read more »

Yet one more problem with Obamacare

Sign up for Medicaid under Obamacare (deceptively named the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) and you could end up losing your house, car, life savings and every other asset. Explained the Chicago Tribune: A little-known wrinkle in the federal health insurance expansion could put at risk the house and other assets of those ages... Read more »

Immigration bill: Do we have to pass it first to find out what's in it?

It’s beginning to sound like the Obamacare debate, in which then House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said of the lengthy and complex legislation: We have to pass it first to find out what’s in it. But one thing that an immigration reform group knows already: Amnesty comes first; border security comes second. Mark Mark KrikorianĀ of the... Read more »
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Nancy Pelosi tries to dodge jail question

The question basically was, do you believe it’s fair for Americans to go to jail for not buying health insurance? She tried to dodge by explaining that people who can’t afford it can get subsidies, but that really doesn’t answer the question. The truth is in the legislation: Yes, you can go to jail and... Read more »

Is health care overhaul constitutional?

The Constitution: Does it matter anymore? Apparently not. Now, there’s a question that seems to have escaped debate. It is so much taken for granted that it is that when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was asked about her plan’s constitutionality, her reply was essentially, “Are you serious?” Well, some folks may not take the Constitutional... Read more »

If the recession is ending, why more stimulus spending?

This is only one of several stories suggesting that the economy may have “bottomed out,” that the recovery may have started, that we’ve seen the worst, and so forth. Even President Obama is proclaiming that “we have stepped away from the precipice,” while cautioning that “many more months remain” until we’re out of the recession.... Read more »
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Bobby Rush sells his vote for pork

So, this is the change that ya’ll voted for, the “different way of doing business” that Barack Obama promised to bring to Washington? After  the House this week passed the controversial “casp and trade” legislation that is supposed to reduce greenhouse gases (at great cost to consumers), Speaker Nancy Pelosi was scraping around for every... Read more »
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