After the verdict

Posted by on Apr 9, 2012 in Better Government, Blog |

by Mark A. Monoscalco And what shall we do after the Supreme Court rules on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) (commonly referred to as Obama care)?   I have heard many of our fellow citizens worrying that if the Supreme Court finds PPACA unconstitutional  we will be back to “square one”. An article was published in the Wall Street Journal on 4/3/12 which discusses this subject.  The author of the article...

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Judicial activism and unintended consequences

Posted by on Apr 4, 2012 in Better Government, Blog |

by Mark A. Monoscalco President Obama’s recent comments about the US Supreme Court’s review of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) (commonly referred to as Obama care)  has led to what I assume are unintended consequences.  The highlight of his Rose Garden statement on 4/2/12 was: “I’d just remind conservative commentators that for years what we’ve heard is, the biggest problem on the bench was judicial...

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Individual Mandate Myths

Posted by on Jan 13, 2012 in Better Government, Blog |

by Cody Hensarling If PPACA (Obamacare) can stand under the weight of the repeal effort and legal challenges, whether you like it or not, you will have to buy health insurance. Now, most people are not opposed to buying health insurance and virtually all people agree that having access to health care is a major priority for all adults. Others would point to requirements to buy other forms of insurance (usually auto) and wonder what the fuss is...

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