Ninth Circuit won’t rule on the constitutionality of Obamacare’s “Platonic Guardians”

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals this morning threw out the constitutional challenge to Obamacare’s “Independent Payment Advisory Board”–the group of “Platonic Guardians” charged with writing laws relating to Medicare–on the grounds that case was brought too early. The Board’s powers … Continue reading

[Updated:] Ninth Circuit to hear challenge to Obamacare’s “Platonic Guardians” January 28

Update: On Jan. 22, the Court ordered a postponement of this hearing. I mentioned in a previous post that Progressivism has a curious definition of “democracy” that largely takes the form of unaccountable administrative agencies wielding enormous power to regulate … Continue reading

Lawlessness: what this morning’s Obamacare announcement means

President Obama this morning announced that he would be issuing an administrative order—which requires no Congressional review—delaying the implementation of provisions of Obamacare that had led to the cancellation of a million or so insurance policies. This follows on the … Continue reading