ObamaCare’s Secret Mandate Exemption

Wall St. Journal:  “ObamaCare’s implementers continue to roam the battlefield and shoot their own wounded, and the latest casualty is the core of the Affordable Care Act—the individual mandate. To wit, last week the Administration quietly excused millions of people from the requirement to purchase health insurance or else pay a tax penalty.  This latest…

Obamacare | Tax Law

IRS Opens New Website on Affordable Care Act

The IRS is tasked under Obamacare to administer the many tax provisions contained in the law.  It created a website to educate people about the tax provisions at www.irs.gov/uac/Affordable-Care-Act-Tax-Provisions-Home.  Here are some of the major topics on the site: Individuals and Families Employers Other Organizations List of Tax Provisions Legal Guidance and Other Resources

Loss of Freedom | Obamacare | US Law

White House’s ObamaCare Delay Confirms Law Is A Mess

Investors Business Daily:  “Confirming again that its reform is a disaster, the White House has stopped yet another provision of the law before it can take effect. This time it’s caps placed on patients’ out-of-pocket expenses. . . . So, like a monarch who exercises absolute power, the administration, which has no constitutional authority to…

Obamacare | US Law

Federal Appeals Court Demands DOJ Explain Obama’s “Judicial Activism” Comment

ABA Journal:  In response to a “judicial activism” comment by President Barack Obama, since clarified, about the health care law currently being reviewed for constitutionality by the U.S. Supreme Court, a federal appeals court judge overseeing a different health-care case has called for the Department of Justice immediately to provide a three-page single-spaced memo. It…


Obamacare Arguments: Day 2

ABA Journal:  The U.S. Supreme Court will hold two hours of arguments today on the constitutional questions in the health care case. The issue is whether Congress had the authority to require most Americans to buy health insurance or pay a penalty, according to the New York Times, ABAJournal.com and the Washington Post. Solicitor General…


Obamacare Arguments: Day 1

ABA Journal:  The U.S. Supreme Court begins three days of arguments today on the Obama administration’s health care law by considering whether the case was brought too soon. The law requires Americans to have health insurance by 2014 or to pay a penalty on April 2015 tax returns. The question for the justices today is…