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The ‘it’s the law’ crowd blames ACA ‘typo’ for big blow to Obamacare

The ‘it’s the law’ crowd blames ACA ‘typo’ for big blow to Obamacare

**Written by Doug Powers First, three flashbacks just to set the mood: John Conyers : “I love these members that get up and say, Read the bill! Well, what good is reading the bill if it’s a thousand pages and you don’t have two days and two lawyers to find out what it means after you’ve read the bill?” Nancy Pelosi: The White House rubbing it in: It's. The. Law. #ObamaCareInThreeWords , pic.twitter.com/yCHSmuxkKj — The White House (@WhiteHouse) May 16, 2013 *** Obamacare was dealt a bit of a blow today : In a potentially crippling blow to Obamacare, a top federal appeals court …

How Jimmy Kimmel could still land that Obama interview

How Jimmy Kimmel could still land that Obama interview

**Written by Doug Powers President Obama is off to monitor any number of global crises from specially designed situations rooms at six west coast fundraisers that will rake in a fortune for super PACs that he’s previously said threaten our democracy . Obama flies west Tuesday for fundraisers benefiting Democratic candidates in Seattle and San Francisco. He arrives in Los Angeles on Wednesday, with local Democratic National Committee events scheduled for Wednesday night and Thursday. There had been reports that Obama was going to appear on Jimmy Kimmel’s show …

Drafting error vs. poor draftsmanship

Drafting error vs. poor draftsmanship

(Paul Mirengoff) Obamacare by its express and unambiguous terms limits Obamacare subsidies to people using health care exchanges “established by the State.” Thus, subsidies to people in the federal exchange are not permitted, as these exchanges obviously are not established by the State. However couched, the argument that subsidies should nonetheless accrue to people in the federal exchange boils down to the notion that the limiting language of the statute is the result of…

What’s next after Obamacare’s defeat in Halbig v. Burwell? [updated]

What’s next after Obamacare’s defeat in Halbig v. Burwell? [updated]

(Paul Mirengoff) As Steve has noted, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District Columbia today invalidated the IRS regulation that provides for insurance subsidies to millions of lower-income Americans using the federal Obamacare exchanges. The ruling means that in 36 states, Obamacare subsidies will not be available, making its insurance coverage unaffordable to many Americans and potentially crashing the system. The Court’s ruling, by a vote of 2-1, is clearly correct. The statute expressly limits federal subsidies to health insurance exchanges “established by the State.” A federal exchange is manifestly not an exchange established by the State. It is not the proper role of courts to rewrite statutes …

Times Square backs Israel

Times Square backs Israel

8,000 waving, singing, chanting, patriotic masses rally for Israel.

A Day on the Border

A Day on the Border

A porous border is a threat to the residents of Arizona and America’s national security.

Bashing Boehner: A No-Brainer?

Bashing Boehner: A No-Brainer?

Why are conservatives making the speaker's job so much harder when he needs us most?

Spanking the Elites

Spanking the Elites

The rebuke of Dana Loesch et al is evidence of a healthy skepticism in conservatism.

California Isn't Warming, It's Probably Getting Colder

California Isn't Warming, It's Probably Getting Colder

, California has most certainly not been warming over the past three decades.

Fireworks flew yesterday with Dana Loesch

Fireworks flew yesterday with Dana Loesch

Yesterday, American Thinker was involved in a Twitter firestorm

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