Tag Archives: Constitutionality of Obamacare

Things Fall In Place

Things weren’t supposed to be settled this fast. Long ago the presidential candidates were chosen at the party conventions in late summer – after many meetings in smoke-filled rooms, where the important people did their horse trading, while the party … Continue reading

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Let It Go

The Supreme Court ruled – the Affordable Care Act, sneered at as Obamacare by the right, is constitutional. Even the individual mandate, penalizing freeloaders who don’t buy insurance but can show up in any emergency room and receive care, at … Continue reading

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The Sound of Dust, Settling

Perspective takes time. You have to wait for the dust to settle. After all, we all know what happened in 1776 – Mozart wrote that Haffner Symphony – and Edward Gibbon published the first volume of his History of the … Continue reading

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Settled and Unsettled

Gerald Ford, the one president who was never elected to the office, when Richard Nixon was somewhere high over Kansas on his way to San Clemente out here, an hour or two after resigning rather than face impeachment and certain … Continue reading

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Embracing the Unexpected

Live long enough and you’re bound to pick up experiences you never imagined you’d ever have – like chatting about the chord changes to a minor jazz tune, A Night in Tunisia, with an excitable young French guitar player, on … Continue reading

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Not What Anyone Expected

The last Monday in June, and we all expected the Supreme Court to get on with it and issue their ruling on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare – or at least rule on the constitutionality of … Continue reading

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Behind That Door

Everyone knows the conventions of most every Hollywood horror movie. A group of young people, which must include at least one hot babe, finds themselves at night in the middle of nowhere, except that there’s this dark mysterious house on … Continue reading

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