Daily Archives: June 28th, 2012 «

 

Historic: House votes to hold Holder in contempt

Posted by: ST on June 28, 2012 at 5:20 pm » 8 Comments

Via Fox News: The GOP-led House voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to provide key information pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious, making Holder the first sitting Cabinet member to be held in contempt. The vote was 255-67 with one lawmaker voting not present. Seventeen Democrats broke […]

 

Churchill on #ObamaCare: “Never give in!”

Posted by: Phineas on June 28, 2012 at 3:10 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Okay, he wasn’t talking about ObamaCare –something far worse, actually– but the words he delivered to the students of the Harrow school I think are fitting to recall in light of today’s news: You cannot tell from appearances how things will go. Sometimes imagination makes things out far worse than they are; […]

 

#ObamaCare : The fight has only just started

Posted by: Phineas on June 28, 2012 at 1:42 pm » 10 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Okay, fine. The Supreme Court has ruled (1) ObamaCare to be constitutional, even if it had to do so in a bizarre manner by declaring the mandate a tax and thus within Congress’ taxation powers, even though the government never made that argument and President Obama swore up and down it wasn’t […]

 

If it’s a “Right-Wing Freak Out,” I’m in great company

Posted by: Phineas on June 28, 2012 at 12:01 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Hah! Found out last night that Your Humble Correspondent, cross-posting at Sister Toldjah’s site on the administration’s invocation of executive privilege with regard to Operation Fast and Furious, was cited briefly on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show,” hosted by the ever-genteel Ed Schultz. Here’s the screen cap:   (Click for a larger size) […]

 

#RobertsCare – the new term for #ObamaCare

Posted by: ST on June 28, 2012 at 10:41 am » 11 Comments

Great term by @AlexMarlow. Chief Justice Roberts saves the day … for the Obama administration. Read more here. And do I have confidence that Romney will repeal this monstrosity if he becomes President. No. I do not. #Numb

 

Wash. Wire

Posted by: ST on June 28, 2012 at 8:22 am » Comments Off

Spin: Obama Prepares Three Speeches Ahead of Health-Care Ruling 

 

The Hill

Posted by: ST on June 28, 2012 at 8:21 am » Comments Off

Ribbing: Romney: ‘My guess is they’re not sleeping real well at the White House’

 

WaPo

Posted by: ST on June 28, 2012 at 8:21 am » Comments Off

New Media: For SCOTUSblog, one goal: ‘Beat everybody’ and break news of health-care ruling

 

Jay Cost

Posted by: ST on June 28, 2012 at 8:20 am » Comments Off

This: The Mandate Represents What’s Wrong With Democrats

 

EJ Dionne, Jr

Posted by: ST on June 28, 2012 at 8:20 am » Comments Off

Wha? Justice Scalia must resign