While many constitutionalists and Republicans took heart at the courage of various Republican state governors in refusing to implement ObamaCare in their states, a few of those same state executives are now embracing the government-run medical care plan and abandoning their former firm resolve to stand up for the rights of their citizens and the sovereignty of their states.
As ObamaCare continues to be implemented, a number of new and surprising cost increases are being revealed in areas where consumers least expect it. According to Fox News, a provision in the healthcare law requires supermarket owners to add special labels to food, a requirement that would “overburden thousands of grocers and convenience store owners.”
A new IRS regulation states that the least expensive health insurance plan available under ObamaCare will cost the average family $20,000 per year in 2016.
State and local nullification of unconstitutional usurpations of power by the federal government are crucial defenses against tyranny.
JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for February 4 - 10, 2013.
On January 30 a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued a preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of ObamaCare's contraception mandate on behalf of Grote Industries, an Indiana-based automotive lighting manufacturer whose Catholic owners sued the government to permanently stop the rule because its abortion-pill provision violates their moral convictions.
Our federal debt and deficits are unsustainable and are driven by programs under which Congress takes the earnings of one American to give to another, or entitlements. How long can Congress take in $200 billion in revenue per month and spend $360 billion per month?
The Internet is rife with details about the firearms Adam Lanza used to kill 20 children and 6 adults before turning a handgun on himself at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, on December 14, but information about Lanza's medical history is scarce, breeding speculation that he may fit the profile of school shooters under the influence of antidepressant medication.
ObamaCare allows insurers to charge smokers up to 50 percent more for coverage than nonsmokers, potentially pricing older smokers out of the insurance market altogether.