Archive for June 2012

Supreme Court Obamacare dissenters nailed it

How could you do it, Johnny!? Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts went out of his way and against common sense judicial logic to side with liberal-minded justices in upholding the insurance mandate portion of Obamacare. The Chief Justice spent several pages in his written decision explaining in great detail how the mandate violates the... Read more »

Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare

Here is the full decision in PDF form: A telling line from Chief Justice John Roberts’ decision is below. I highlighted a particularly pointed line: “Members of this Court are vested with the authority to interpret the law; we possess neither the expertise nor the prerogative to make policy judgments. Those decisions are entrusted... Read more »

City & Ceasefire Partnership: Long Overdue

Why did it take so long for the City of Chicago to formally partner with the urban anti-violence group Ceasefire? As reported in the Chicago Tribune, Ceasefire will received a $1 million grant from the City of Chicago to mediate potential conflicts in two high crime police districts on the west and south sides of... Read more »

Immorality of a Teachers Strike

Earlier this week, the Chicago Teachers Union leadership gleefully announced they may strike as a protest to¬†Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s reform efforts. This does not mean they will actually strike, but if the Mayor doesn’t give them what they want, they are giving advanced notice to city residents that they intend to hold every Chicago Public... Read more »