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Obama Not Discouraged By Federal Judge’s Ruling On Healthcare Law

December 16, 2010 by  

Obama not discouraged by Federal judge's ruling on healthcare lawPresident Barack Obama is confident that key aspects of his healthcare law will survive, even after a Federal judge in Virginia ruled that the individual-mandate provision was unconstitutional.

In an interview with Ohio ABC affiliate WSYX 6, the President said that he strongly disagrees with the Dec. 13 decision by Judge Henry Hudson, but he is not worried about the law's fate because other judges have backed the legislation.

"I'm confident that this will be upheld in the courts," Obama told the news provider. "Keep in mind, we had already had two other Federal courts rule that it was constitutional, we have had 12 other courts that have dismissed challenges to the healthcare law."

According to The Christian Science Monitor, the ruling in Virginia will likely prompt Obama's administration to push forward with plans to implement regulations that may be difficult to reverse once they are in place. Republicans, on the other hand, are eager to have the issue decided by the Supreme Court.

The news source reports that Representative Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has called on the Justice Department to bypass appeals and fast-track the case to the nation's highest court.

Meanwhile, Richard Viguerie, chairman of ConservativeHQ.com, called the ruling a "victory for the entire Tea Party movement and constitutional conservatives everywhere." 

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  • Dennis

    The dems and obama will never give up, they really think they are right, the Constitution be damned.

    • Teresa

      exactly, he also thinks that w/enough of his leftist judges he can have Anything he wants…that is why I said Watch our judicial system closely! Their interpretation of the Constitution is so unbeliveable and outright lies…example I would state You can NOT mandate this….they would interpretate it as well….that was what was stated when the times were different and times have changed and we need to adjust to current times and the needs to everyone and supply for Everyone…THAT IS THEIR INTERPRETATION, NOT THE LAW! They can sugar coat it anyway they want, adjust it with all the fancy wording they want, it does not change the LAW!

      • 63rdpatriot

        You hit the nail on the head. He will buy them off or threaten them to get what he wants.

        • http://PersonalLibertyDigest Randy 131

          Before the 2012 elections, the Tea Party needs to target all federal liberal judges, in every federal district around the nation, for impeachment proceedings or voter recalls, whichever is appropriate. They have a one-year window before the next election cycle to get this done. Electing all conservatives to the United States Congress would not be enough if these liberal federal judges are left to adjudicate their political agenda by legislating from their benches. The American people need to wake up and understand that this problem is now the direst we face. Congress can be changed every two years but these federal judges are usually appointed for life, but can also be changed in these difficult procedures. Someone needs to show and lead the people in these districts on how to accomplish this.

          • Teresa

            Who are these nominees? Why should we be so concerned?

            Goodwin Liu: With a nomination to a court used a stepping stone to the Supreme Court, Liu was picked by Obama for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Liu is a young, liberal Berkeley Law Professor. Democratic Underground wrote, “Goodwin Liu’s nomination to an appeals court pleased liberals…” and posted, “Progressives to rejoice, Obama nominates Goodwin Liu!” The LA Times wrote that Liu led a liberal legal group and had “a record of opposing the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito” and actually testified against him. The Associated Press stated that Obama gave liberals a nominee they wanted. Liu is the co-author of the book “Keeping Faith With the Constitution,” which actually criticizes conservative legal theories. As our own ACU Director of Government Relations Larry Hart noted Liu has said the values of “free enterprise,” “private ownership of property,” and “limited government” are really code words for those who are anti-environment, anti-labor and anti-consumer protections.”

            John McConnell: McConnell is a millionaire trial lawyer who has given over $650,000 in donations to Democrats over the last ten years and has worked with ACORN on lawsuits against businesses. He was nominated by Obama for the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island.

            Edward Chen: Obama nominated Chen for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Larry Hart notes that Chen believes in the “empathy standard,” and Chen said he feels “ambivalent and cynical” when he hears “America the Beautiful” played.

            Louis Butler: In another string of extreme nominations, Obama has nominated Butler for the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. Butler is so extreme that after serving on the Wisconsin Supreme Court his own voters in Wisconsin refused to re-elect him. The Wall Street Journal noted he has been called “Loophole Louie” for being soft on crime.

            If confirmed these nominees will be in positions of power for life.

            Conservatives in the U.S. Senate have put pressure on Harry Reid to either reject or take no action on these extreme Obama judicial nominations. They have successfully delayed action until now and Reid must now move the nominations or force them to be withdrawn before the end of the calendar year.

            Now, as the Senate debates tax cuts and other matters, liberal activists are trying to tie these nominations to others in hopes that they will get through.

          • eddie47d

            Sorry Teresa,the Republicans do the exact same thing for their side. It’s there way or the highway but thanks for the relevant information.

        • herman richardson

          If it is not stopped folks not looking at the big picture!! WAKE UP don’t let them win, and by them I am not pointing the finger at any one of the so called parties(yeah, party with our money and freedom)it is deeper than that! If it is not stopped don’t get on the trains, it will be a one way trip if you read history

        • Kate8

          I have very little faith in the supremes. These are the same supremes who refuse to address Odumbo’s legitimacy issue.

          There’s an agenda here. We’re being kept on an emotional roller-coaster with all of the big issues at hand that destroy our freedoms. There’s a big tug-of-war, the American people overwhelm the faxes and swithchboards, and in the end, it goes through, anyway.

          What we need to do is get that government has exceeded their authority and we cannot be held to these “laws”. They require our cooperation, and we’ve been so conditioned to believe that we have to lie down and accept the ruling of “authority”, no matter how aggregious, that we’ve rendered ourselves utterly powerless.

          If we don’t stand up against this tyranny, no one else is going to do it for us. If not I, then who?

      • Patriot38

        This is why we should not elect lawyers or preachers into congress. They nearly always have a personal agenda, and when they write the laws they are feathering their nest or some friends nest rather than keeping the country in mind. We do a pee poor job of vetting candidates. A good example of this is Obama.

    • R.E. Burton Jr

      You’re partially right. The MAIN reason is that the Dem’s and Obama know that the MAJORITY of the Ass Hats…. Sorry, for that, but “voting american citizens that are coerced by…. fill in the blank….” are too damned entertained to be an effective block to their every whim and scheme.
      Before you take my head off, honestly survey our situation. We have a population of….people, that can name very damn ball player, plus stats, yet can’t even tell you who their Congressman,or Senator is. Or what they have done.(to be EXTREMELY honest with you most probably can’t even tell you the state what, where, or why the state capitol is!!)
      And we wonder why Obama made it into office?????Well DUHHHHHH!
      He really didn’t convey anything in his speeches. It was the Media that told you what “YES WE CAN” meant and that whole “Change” BS.
      SO, no one had to think, or figure out what “Change” or YEs we Can” Meant, they need’nt waste the time on that, the media told’em, so they could continue on with frivolous persuite of much greater things, like basketball, football, survivor, dancing with the stars, and the such.
      (just as long as they got theirs!!)
      And yet we sit as Nation, and wonder why we are screwed???

  • http://joyfullsong@roadrunner.com Carol

    I am sure there will be dirty tricks aplenty by the White House to force Obamacare down our throats.
    It isn’t over by a long shot and we can only hope that those now entering the Legislature will slow down the implementation of sections of Obamacare.
    What a mess this country is in. I hope voters wake up and pay attention to who and what they vote for in the future.

    • FlaJim

      You make a good point. This regime loves to govern by fiat and does all it can to avoid scrutiny – hence the 40+ czars. It has a stated policy of dismissing the Constitution as inadequate and will stop at nothing to achieve its aim of belittling America and reducing us to a third rate power in the world.

  • brad

    it all goes to show obama does not listen unless someone tells him no and has the final word on the matter(the repubs in congress now…or the u s supreme court)

    • John

      Hod we know that the Supreme court won’t hand he ball back like they did on B O birth certificate case.

    • Bus

      Good example of what happens when the public buys into the Affirmative Action concept and elects a guy with no experience, but a big ax to grind.

  • Steve

    Hopefully we can bypass the Appeals Process and Expedite this case to the Supreme Court, The current make up of the Court puts the outcome of this case in our favor, I predict the Supremes to rule 5 to 4 that this is Uncostitutional, hopefully they are eager to award Obummer a defeat after he embarrased them at the State of the Union Speech!!!

    • Teresa

      Just remember who all is on that Supreme Judge seats now! And you better hope one of them excuses herself, and she should because she played a key role in this monstrosity of a bill…can we all say Kagan?
      On March 23, Obama signed his health care law forcing all Americans to buy health insurance. The same day, Florida filed suit challenging the constitutionality of the law. Many other states joined Florida in the suit. Virginia filed a constitutional challenge of its own on the same day.

      Seven weeks later — on May 10 — Obama nominated Kagan to the Supreme Court. Was Kagan mum on the legal challenges to Obamacare all those seven weeks?

      Twenty-eight U.S. Code 455 says: “(a) Any justice, judge, or magistrate judge of the United States shall disqualify himself in any proceeding in which his impartiality might reasonably be questioned. (b) He shall also disqualify himself in the following circumstances: … (3) Where he has served in governmental employment and in such capacity participated as counsel, adviser or material witness concerning the proceeding or expressed an opinion concerning the merits of the particular case in controversy.”

      Professor Ronald Rotunda, a legal ethics expert who teaches at the Chapman University School of Law, testified on the ramifications of this law during the Senate Judiciary Committee’s confirmation hearings on Kagan. Rotunda told the committee Kagan would need to recuse herself from any case in which at any time during her tenure as solicitor general she had expressed an opinion on its merits.

      Rotunda said it did not matter whether Kagan was ever formally a counsel in the case or whether she expressed her opinions in writing or only verbally.

      “In short, Solicitor General Kagan should disqualify herself in all instances where participated as counsel, adviser or material witness concerning the proceeding or expressed an opinion concerning the merits of the particular case in controversy,’” Rotunda told the committee in his written testimony (emphasis in original). “Her disqualification does not limit itself to cases where she is counsel of record.”

      “In all of these circumstances, it does not matter if her advice was oral or written, because the statute does not draw that distinction,” Rotunda told the committee.

      In the written answers Kagan submitted in a questionnaire returned to the Judiciary Committee before Rotunda gave his testimony, Kagan said she would comply with the “letter and spirit” of 28 U.S.C. 455.

      “If confirmed, I would recuse in all matters for which I was counsel of record,” she said. “I would also look to the letter and spirit of the Code of Conduct for United States Judges (although it is not formally binding on members of the Supreme Court of the United States), the Ethics Reform Act of 1989, 28 U.S.C. 455, and any other relevant prescriptions.”

      When she testified before the committee, Chairman Patrick Leahy, the Vermont Democrat, asked her when she would recuse herself. In response, Kagan did not cite 28 U.S.C. 455, and her answer to Leahy was somewhat narrower than her answer in the questionnaire. She would recuse herself, she indicated, from cases on which she had been the “counsel of record” and when she had “officially, formally approved something” in a case.

      In written questions submitted to Kagan for the record, Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, the ranking Republican on the Judiciary Committee, cited 28 U.S.C. 455 and tried to make Kagan specify in greater detail when she would recuse herself. In response to Sessions, Kagan listed 10 cases coming before the court in its next session on which she had been the “counsel of record” and would thus need to recuse herself. (These do not include the health care cases.) She also conceded she would recuse herself when she had given “advice” on a case.

      “If I gave advice about the government’s litigating position or the content of a filing, then I would recuse myself from the case,” Kagan said in her written responses to Sessions. “In my view, this level of participation in a case would warrant recusal.”

      On July 13, all seven Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee signed a letter to Kagan insisting she answer a series of detailed questions probing whether she was ever involved in the administration’s response to — or discussed — Florida’s suit against Obamacare.

      The senators informed Kagan that her answers to their questions “are essential to the Committee’s process of thoroughly reviewing your record prior to making our recommendation to the full Senate on your nomination.” They are also essential to letting the American people know whether or not the Supreme Court will be a rigged jury when the constitutionality of Obamacare comes up.

      • http://?? Joe H.

        Teresa,
        when it comes down to brass tacks, do not depend on anything Kagan says. She was, after all, put into office by Nobummer and more than likely thinks she owes him a debt of gratitude!! This could be where she pays that debt!!

        • Teresa

          I don’t believe one word spewed from her mouth.

      • mickey

        I thought she was just regulated to “gate keeper”. If she didn’t want the court to hear a case, she could keep it off the docket.

  • Robin from Arcadia, IN

    Barry and his narcissistic tendencies know no bounds. Our once great country is in trouble and he is doing nothing to stop the slippery slope we are on. He can try to place blame elsewhere, as he usually does, but he is in charge now and is only making things so much worse. Obamacare has way too many problems that were never thought about or conceived when it was in the works. Now that it is law, it really needs to be repealed, not dissected and rewrote, but repealed!

    • eddie47d

      Hi Robin; Our healthcare system has been hitting the skids for several years now and not because of government. Where were your solutions when companies like United Healthcare was gouging everyone? There greater concern was how much money they made on the stock market not on patient care. How much they could pay in bonuses not in bringing costs down. Our free market system was a little too free and we all paid dearly from the greed masters. There are those who want a total universal system because of what Big Insurance did to us. Can you come up with a plan that is workable for all sides or will we be having this same discussion 20 years from now?

      • Average Joe

        Anytime that something becomes “mandatory”, the prices go up…why?…because you must have it…therefore, they can charge whatever fee they choose and you pay it…. because you “must” have it.
        When something is not “mandatory”…thee is competition within the industry…why?….because they want your business….and must compete with lower prices in order to sway you in their direction.
        Simple supply and demand economics….If I can buy something for $50 a month, why would I choose to buy the same product for $500 a month from someone else?….Time to use that head of yours…for something other than a hat-rack.

        • http://?? Joe H.

          Average Joe,
          I have had the same insurance plan for the last 10+ years. I have had no surprises from them, no hidden costs, and I have always gotten good care. I did have one quack for a back surgeon, but that was not the fault of the insurance. I have been more than satisfied with my policy and expect that I always will as long as I have it! Eddie is just peeved because he can’t get his insurance for free and wants everybody else to pay for it!

          • Average Joe

            Up until now however, your insurance has not been “mandatory”. Once this legislation is fully implemented, you may not be so happy…and I do forsee many “suprises” comming in the future.
            Auto insurance is a prime example. Before auto insurance became mandatory in my state, I was paying roughly $400 per year for full coverage on my car. Withing 2 years of it becomming “mandatory”…my policy had almost doubled…..As of now, I pay almost $600 per year…for basic liability and PIP…… No accidents…no tickets…..but the price continues to rise just the same…and all because….it is mandatory….If I don’t like to pay it…NP…they’ll just notify the state pull my Drivers License.

  • Allan Halbert

    That’s dandy that Obama is not discouraged.

    Do liberals realize they could have ended up with more of what they wanted and more power during the next 6 to 10 years?

    No. Most don’t. That’s why I question their basic intelligence. They appear so driven by emotion that they abandon logic when the going gets tough, and they fail.

    Had they incorporated more conservative input, had they LISTENED to what most Americans concerns (instead of telling them they just don’t understand, and “just trust us”); had they operated more transparently, they would have had a bill (due to a combination of their majority and RINO support) that would have resulted in fewer legal challenges, more public support, and a President with a much stronger likelhood of passing more of the liberal agenda and getting re-elected.

    They just weren’t smart enough to understand. So no, they’re not discouraged. All they want is to explain it to us again and everything will be fine! They view us not unlike like Alex DeLarge in A Clockwork Orange. Our crime is…not “thinking” like them.

    • eddie47d

      Democrats and Republicans have been listening for 50 years on the healthcare issue. They both come up with plans and the other side rejects it. It’s time to hunker down and support what has been enacted or to make it even better. It could also be worse if it is shredded to nothing.

  • Raggs

    obama owns the supreme court!

    That should tell everyone what will happen…

    • Doc Sarvis

      How does President Obama own the Supreme Court? There is still a conservative majority in the court including the Chief Justice.

  • 45caliber

    He doesn’t have to be worried when he’s the person who appoints Supreme Court judges.

    • Doc Sarvis

      He has only appointed two. The majority of the justices are conservatives.

      • 45caliber

        I wish. But I suppose they are conservative when compared to Oblama or yourself.

  • Rick

    Obama uses the mandatory auto insurance as a comparitive analogy, but this Pseudo-intellectual fails to mention that they are over a million people in New York City alone who have never had any kind of auto insurance in their lives. If you don’t drive, you cannot be forced to buy insurnce. Obama probably doesn’t have auto insurance, because I have never seen him drive, and I doubt if he even has a driver’s license.

  • s c

    Who gives a royal rat’s patoot what der Obummer thinks? He’s being paid to do what he’s told. He’s a ‘good, loyal robot.’ He’s a leader like I’m a frickin’ NASA rocket scientist.
    The shiny layers of hype are coming off der Obummer, and it will get very interesting very fast to learn how incompetent and ill-advised it was to consider him for the White House [please, N O references to GB]. I’m talking specifically about the current false ‘god’ in the White House, and not any other prez or ex-prez.

  • Tom SC

    Watch the backdoor deals start. Look for intimidating strategy from the WH.

    • Doc Sarvis

      What does the White House have that is intimidating?

  • LiarsMustBeDefeated

    One measly provision is unconstitutional according to one measly judge. You can fool some of the people….

    • Kate8

      Once again, an example of how liberals are so dazzled by the freebies, that they can’t see the snare they’re walking straight into.

      • 45caliber

        I agree. But they don’t consider it a snare when they don’t pay any real taxes except sales tax since they are on Welfare. And they don’t care about any of us who do.

        I had a cousin one time tell me, “You are a fool for working. You have to do what someone else says five days a week and can only do what you want to do two days a week. Since I’m on welfare, I can do what I want every day. I can go fishing when I want and stay home if I want. And you have to pay taxes so I can do it!”

        • Kate8

          45, Yes, for now.

          The time will come to pay the piper, sooner or later. As I said, nothing’s free.

  • LiarsMustBeDefeated

    Where is the appeal to law, justice and the American way? Do the right thing, people. And DO IT NOW.

    • eddie47d

      Then Fox News network would have to go down in a ball of flames! (defeat the liars).

      • Stan Smith

        Still babble like a Libtard! Let’s See ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC And other rest of Libtard No news media needs to crash and burn! it’s Democrap owned media! it’s all scripted they never report the REAL NEWS because they won’t and never will! Fox is not much at least they report most of the news that Libtard media refuse to do! Why you think Libtard media no news media is getting lower Ratings?? Answer- People is getting sick of their soap opera drama all their reporters do is read the script hollywood style! That’s why Talk radio, and other Independent news And online news is getting more and more people, you get more real news unbiased! So continue to support your no news media, While rest of us regular Americans will get real new from better source! NPR a libtard radio showed their true colors when they axed Juan Williams when he try to speak the TRUTH because he did not read the Libtard script! NPR should not get out tax dollars let them get their own money!

        • eddie47d

          Are you through venting and praising “your side”? The Program on International Policy and Attitudes at the University of Maryland just released this survey/poll. “The more you listen to Fox News the more uninformed you are” That “Fox News viewers are more mis-informed on almost every issue” (whether it is climate change,Tarp,economy or even healthcare).They accept everything as fact without looking at other sources. There was also a Wall Street Journal poll that said “Fox is a propaganda machine dedicated to lies” Now that is pretty heavy. To make you feel better CNN came in second in not presenting the facts.

          • Stan Smith

            Your Quote-Are you through venting and praising “your side”? The Program on International Policy and Attitudes at the University of Maryland just released this survey/poll. “The more you listen to Fox News the more uninformed you are” That “Fox News viewers are more mis-informed on almost every issue” (whether it is climate change,Tarp,economy or even healthcare).They accept everything as fact without looking at other sources. There was also a Wall Street Journal poll that said “Fox is a propaganda machine dedicated to lies” Now that is pretty heavy. To make you feel better CNN came in second in not presenting the facts. Maybe it came from the Leftard Polls Fox has higher ratings than Libtard No news media! BTW I never really watch FOX your quote-That “Fox News viewers are more mis-informed on almost every issue” (whether it is climate change,Tarp,economy or even healthcare)I call it Bull Crap! It’s your scripted Libtard media with the Mis leading facts Lets see other independent media from online and Talk Radio They all disagree with the Left twist and spin Fairy tales. The Left No news Lies about climate change,Tarp,economy or even healthcare The other news source found alot of crap and the key items the left no news refuse to tell the real facts! they can spin all they want with scripted fairy tales, again you can hammer FOX all you want at least they report some of the real facts most of the time while the Left twist & spin! Oh yes It’s the Libtards that killed journalism America no longer have real news service anymore! Quote-Are you through venting and praising “your side”? I only praise American side Not Communist Libtard side also I’m not a conservative!

  • http://www.charter.net James Graham

    1. O The Time Has Indeed Come!
    Governors of 35 states have already filed suit against the Federal Government for imposing unlawful burdens upon them. It only takes 38 (of the 50) States to convene a Constitutional Convention.
    This will take less than thirty seconds to read. If you agree, please pass it on.
    An idea whose time has come!
    For too long we have been too complacent about the workings of Congress. Many citizens had no idea that members of Congress could retire with the same pay after only one term, that they specifically exempted themselves from many of the laws they have passed (such as being exempt from any fear of prosecution for sexual harassment) while ordinary citizens must live under those laws. The latest was to exempt themselves from the Healthcare Reform … in all of its forms. Somehow, that doesn’t seem logical. We do not have elite that is above the law.
    I truly don’t care if they are Democrat, Republican, Independent or whatever. The self-serving must stop.
    The 26th amendment (granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds) took only 3 months & 8 days to be ratified! Why? Simple! The people demanded it. That was in 1971…before computers, before e-mail, before cell phones, etc.
    Of the 27 amendments to the Constitution, seven (7) took 1 year or less to become the law of the land…all because of public pressure.
    I’m asking each addressee to forward this Email to a minimum of twenty people on their Address list; in turn ask each of those to do likewise.
    In three days, most people in The United States of America will have the message. This is one proposal that really should be passed around.
    1. Proposed 28th Amendment to the United States Constitution:
    American Conservative says:
    December 7, 2010 at 11:09 am
    An Amendment to the Constitution may be the only way; but how it is worded means everything. I suggest that it be stated like this:
    The Executive, Judicial, Legislative Branches of the Federal Government – employee(s), appointee(s), bureaucrat(s), volunteer(s) and all elected person(s) of the Republic are subject to, without exception or exclusion, all Laws and Executive Orders (Executive Orders are not enforceable as Law without Legislative passage by Majority vote of each elected Party of both Houses of the Congress) that are passed upon the citizen, and non-citizen alike. All person(s) that have sworn/affirmed an oath to Defend the Constitution of the Republic of the United States are subject to said Laws. No person(s) subject to the Constitution of the Republic will be exempt from the affect/effect of this Amendment. Failure of the United States Justice Department to enforce Federal Law(s) upon the Executive, Judicial, Legislative Branches of the Federal Government will be guilty of Treason against the Constitution of the Republic. United States Law is the only Law authorized to be used to decide or determine the ruling of any case affecting/effecting the Republic of the United States or its Citizens and it is Treason against the Republic for any Court to use/consider any other Law to make its ruling. The United States is a Republic and English is the Official Language of the peoples of the Republic. All Legal Documents are to be in the Official Language and no other without exception. This Amendment affects/effects Past, Present, Future of the Republic.
    You are one of my 20+.
    Keep it going, Jim.

    • Allan Halbert

      Jim-

      It needs a clause to the effect that no subsequent law, amendment, executive order, or judicial ruling can nullify or otherwise modify this amendment.

  • http://none thepeopleschoice

    there is a simple solution to this whole mess and it should have been done from the start
    Let the people vote on whats best for them.

    we spend millions of dollars and to many solders lives every day going around the world to free people from a dictating government and power so they have the right to be free to chose and vote as a free people.

    But yet here we are at home in the land of the free and our rights are been taken away and we are been dictated to by our very own government.
    I decide what is best for me it’s called choice even if it’s a bad one it is mine to make and that’s what freedom is about.
    we are on a very rocky road right now and it leads to a very tall cliff so we need to stop and think before we jump into something that may very easily spiral out of control and end up loosing what we defend the most our freedom.

  • ONTIME

    Barry Sotero has more problems than a ten peckered billy goat and in case you have not noticed the hair of this guys is turning white and the burr headed Un-Credentialed Dude is reluctant to the point of stuttering. Someone must be shaking his teleprompter.

    So while he would like to act like he is in control, it has become far to obvious his control is slipping away with the lack of progress and the new 112th congress coming to power. The distinct possibility of his scam HC will probably not be funded, a constitutionally rejected agenda, his czars will be with drawn, he will lose his protection when AG Holder is driven from his position. When this happens his struggle to protect his long sought identity will collapse and we will discover just who Barry really is. Holy Crap Batman!

    Barry is now frantically calling key members of the congress informing them that his hope to run for another term is threatened by the lack of assureity this illegal legislation in this belated, end run lame duck congress, this tax extension scheme and law orginating in the senate is out of order and obviously unconstitutional. New bills originate in the House, Barry’s hopes will be dashed, relegated to a lame duck wannabe. Does this not break your heart….well it sure as hell snuffs the libs.

  • Nikita63

    In the end, it will come down to a determination made by the Supreme Court , for they will HAVE to hear it based on it’s importance to the society at large. It will have far reaching repercussions but the simple fact of the matter is, it is entirely likely that if Obamacare is allowed to STAND, there will be an insurrection by the American Citizens in this country who will not only have to fund their own healthcare but that of every illegal alien and indigent and it will severely impact our elderly who PAID for these programs all their lives. That i why I am so convinced there will be violence if it stands. There are 23.6 million veterans in this country from WWII to the present. MOST of them are now at or beyond retirement age and either on or soon to be on both SS and Medicare. Both are in terrible shape but Obamacare is dicriminatory as well based in reality, on age.This was an obvious attempt to steal from those who earned their elderlty coverage; AGAIN in the supposition it will help reduce the debt and povide adequate health care for all when nothing could be further from the truth. Obama is a Marxist with anything but, the best interests of the American people at heart. Anyone thinking he cares about anything but HIMSELF and his personal agenda for the implementation of a Socialist paradise on American soil is deluded.

    After the lame duck congress has expired, the 112th will have many seriouis issues to address but, it should seriously go after Obama’s
    personal information to insure he has the right to retain his office. If not, he should begone immediately and then tried for treason. Pelosi, Reid and all the other profgressives who have denied traditional constitutional procedure to wantonly pass such as the Obamacare filth against the will of the majority, should also be tried and punished to the fullest extent of the law. For all their posturing and lack of acceptance of responsibility for their OWN
    incompetency, no one is any longer blaming George Bush for the
    insanity of incompetency displayed by this President and the 111th Congress since it took office. The responsibility for where we are and how we got here are entirely THEIRS and, they are about to BE held ACCOUNTABLE.

  • Robert, Combat Seabee Vet. N.Y.

    Wasn’t this bill written so quickly and amateurishly that the dems forgot to put in a survivability clause? One thing unconstitutional and thrown out, the whole bill goes kaput correct?

  • Peter

    The big-eared SOB blowing the ball who does he think he is Barney Frank? This no account usurper (I did not say slurper) thinks he is by far an expert at everything. Then tell me big ear Socialist Communist Puke how is it that you dummycrats talk about caring for the poor people on unemployment and yet you SOB tax their benefits? How is that?

    Here is another question man from KenYa, How is it that pukes like you and the rest of the miscreants in congress do nothing for 2 years then on the final days you scumbags try and pass through bills that you know the AMERICAN people do not want? I will tell you big-ear you are little COMMUNIST SOCIALIST SCUMBAGS. I want to thank the people from Nevada and Ca. for electing two of the biggest AMERICAN haters, Thanks
    So Nobama go blow your ball, and have a nice 40th vacation, you are a PRICK who was cuddled all your miserable life.

    • Sam in Cal

      PETER MOST of the responsible people from cal did not vote for this piece of $-it _ _ tch. she comes from the commie land of san fran and they vote her in lock step. this state is riddled with people with their hands out and most of us who have been here a long time are pushed aside by the trash in this state now. The business in this state has been leaving by the droves and the trash calls them names because they still aren’t here to fill their pockets.Most responsible people don’t go along with this crap but the commie unions are in this state for the gouge factor just like the trash that was just voted back in by the commie cop and fire mans unions.jerry brown the druggie!!This state cannot stand to the assault that the unions strangle hold has on it.

  • chuckb

    the democratic congress has pushed the button on our freedom and the rino republicans have assisted. if this new congress and the courts don’t reverse the h/c bill and whatever they push through before jan 31.2010 we the people should take it upon ourselves to organize a march on wash. d.c. and shut the government down. replace the congress, it wouldn’t take much to replace that bunch of clowns and put pelosi, reid and obama on trial.

  • http://Verizon Bud G.

    Everyone seems to have forgotten than if any part of the Health Care Bill is ruled unconstitutional, the entire bill must be ruled void. They failed to put that clause in the bill where any part ruled unconstitutional, the other parts remain.

    I was asked and I gave several suggestions that would reduce the cost of health care to David Axelrod on the White House Staff. When one looks at the factors that cause the increases, you would think they would go after them. Did they? No. Those are the millions of people using the emergency room at the hospitals who cannot pay for their care. This cost is passed on to the taxpayer. There is an incredible amount of fraud in Medicare and Medicaid and they did address this to some degree but the penalty for this needs to be much more severe in order to slow it down. Tort reform was not even addressed because the lawyers own Washington, D.C. through their campaign contributions mostly to the Democrats who allow these ambulance chasers to thrive.
    There is also the specialist in health care who charge excessive fees.
    Most of these were not addressed. Instead, we had the lawyers, American Medical Association and insurance companies directly involved in writing the health care legislation. Why?, for expertise, yes but they also protected their interests. Do you think the insurance companies were going to allow insuring people with pre conditions without charging outlandish cost to insure them? You see the result and I knew this was going to happen. It was either that or go out of business. Doctor’s are flocking to hospitals now because the know what is coming and it is evident few students in the medical profession are choosing family practice and choosing specialized medicine because that is where the money is. If the government actually had a backbone, they would have addressed this but it is more about Socialized medicine and the people were duped. Obamacare needs to be repealed and the new congress needs to address these issues before you will see a leveling on cost of health care.
    Having worked in the health care business for many years, I know what drives up the costs and one simple suggestion would drastically reduce costs. When you do this with the other actions, most people would be able to afford health care. If the government gave hospitals and clinics the same cost as Federal hospitals such as the Veteran’s Administration, the cost of doing business would be much less. I suggested the Federal Government contract with major medical and drug companies but let these companies do the stocking, billing and shipping. The only responsibility of the Federal government would be administration of contracts oversight and health and safety issues. If you direct all the millions of people using the emergency rooms who cannot pay to health clinics, the costs of health care will dramatically drop and just like any good business the cost for operating affects everyone in the chain. The major medical companies would jump at this because it would increase their profits and they could centralize their facilities to reduce costs even further or subcontract to smaller companies.

    Will they do this in the near future? Not unless the citizens of this country demand it.

    • GregS

      Bud G. says:

      …if any part of the Health Care Bill is ruled unconstitutional, the entire bill must be ruled void.

      Bud, I have also read this, and I was wondering why Judge Henry Hudson didn’t declare the entire bill void in this latest court decision. Shouldn’t he have done that? Or is this something only the Supreme Court can do, if the bill goes there? I’m really curious as to why Hudson insisted that the rest of the bill be implemented, when it appears that he should have ruled the entire bill void, as you indicated in your post.

      • GregS

        Did Hudson screw up, or am I missing something here?

  • clh

    Such a great photo. Nothing better to do than sit and ponder with his football in hand. That or his feet up on the antique desk, or using the phone upside down. or just sitting at an empty desk. Guess that goes with the empty head

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