December 18, 2012
Can ObamaCare Be Stopped?
The presidential election of 2012 has guaranteed that ObamaCare will not be repealed anytime soon. But most Americans still want to see the Affordable Care Act (ACA) overturned or severely curtailed. What are our options going forward? Speaker of the House John Boehner recently declared that "ObamaCare is the law of the land." It remains to be seen whether this is merely recognition of the current political landscape or if he meant that the way to undo the ACA now depends on alternative maneuverings. Boehner reveals his thinking in this recent piece in Politico: I've long maintained there are three possible routes to repeal of ObamaCare: the courts, the presidential election, and our constitutional responsibility for oversight," Boehner wrote in a letter to House Republicans earlier this month. "With two of them having come up short, the third and final of these becomes more important than ever. The Presidential Election Obama won the 2012 election,...(Read Full Article)