The Supreme Court’s Decision on the Affordable Care Act

I was surprised to learn that Chief Justice Roberts joined with 4 others in a majority opinion that the act would pass constitutional muster.   Some of my previous messages were about my belief that the law would be declared unconstitutional on grounds that it violated the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution clause about freedom [...]

Today is the day that the U.S. Supreme Court is supposed to issue the Affordable Care Act cases opinion.

We are are about to “live in interesting times.”
Whatever the text of the majority opinion and the dissenting opinions (if any) may be, the result will change the United States forever, and probably the Supreme Court itself.
Back in 1937, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt sent a message to Congress for the [...]