King v Burwell A Podcast Flashback

When I first heard about the King v Burwell the first thought that came to my mind wasn't its impact on the GOP congress, the electoral impact in the GOP primary, the confirmation of Justice Roberts status as "Old Yellowstain" or even the orgasmic nonsense that is all over CNN & MSNBC over the law. … Continue reading King v Burwell A Podcast Flashback

King v Burwell – it was all about the SCOTUSCare tax after all

By Steve Eggleston Unless you've been in a cave the last 2 days, you know that the Supreme Court once again rewrote what Justice Antonin Scalia has taken to calling SCOTUSCare to judicially extend tax subsidies for purchasing health insurance to the poor and middle class purchasing insurance on federally-established insurance exchanges. Much has been … Continue reading King v Burwell – it was all about the SCOTUSCare tax after all

SCOTUS’ Birthday Present for George Orwell

I saw this tweet from the University of Colorado English Department this evening: Remembering George Orwell today on his birthday pic.twitter.com/RywuVVs5hM — UCCS English Dept (@uccsenglish) June 25, 2015 I didn't realize today was Orwell's birthday but the irony of that quote is astounding considering Justice Robert's Old Yellowstain's words here: The Affordable Care Act … Continue reading SCOTUS’ Birthday Present for George Orwell

Justice Scalia Explains the New Normal in Two Sentences

I certainly can't put what this decision means better than this: The somersaults of statutory interpretation they have performed (“penalty” means tax, “further [Medicaid] payments to the State” means only incremental Medicaid payments to the State, “established by the State”means not established by the State) will be cited by litigants endlessly, to the confusion of … Continue reading Justice Scalia Explains the New Normal in Two Sentences