What We Learn from Today’s Supreme Court Rulings

The Supreme Court handed down two important decisions today. Both were rightly decided, in my view. The first was Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. Eugene Volokh has a very good rundown of the case here. Note the following from his post: . . . The owners of Hobby Lobby sincerely believe that it’s wrong for them …

Of Enforced Unionization and First Amendment Violations

An excellent editorial on the subject by George Will. There is no cognizable state interest whatsoever in forcing public sector workers into unions, and the only reason that this is happening--as Will points out--is that the power of unions has been dramatically diminished. I recognize that this upsets unions--and the Democratic party--but their discomfort is not …

“Sorry” Seems to Be the Hardest Word

This latest Obamacare update features a semi-apology from the president of the United States: President Obama said Thursday that he is "sorry" that some Americans are losing their current health insurance plans as a result of the Affordable Care Act, despite his promise that no one would have to give up a health plan they …

Guess Who Thinks Obamacare Might Need to Be Repealed

If you guessed "Tea Party Republicans," you only get partial credit. Incidentally, while I am pleased that the New York Times is covering this story, my guess is that if a key portion of a Republican president's political base rebelled against one of said president's key policy initiatives, we would be hearing about it nonstop …

For Fans of Obamacare, This News Qualifies as “Worrisome”

We've known for a while that a number of unions are not fans of the Affordable Care Act, but it likely sends a shudder up the spines of the president and those who staff his administration each time those unions make their feelings known:Labor unions are breaking with President Obama on ObamaCare.Months after the president’s …