Tag Archives: SUPREME

Did you pay your Fair Share?

2014 Budget of the United States federal government From Office of Management and Budget $3.506,000,000,000 (3.5 trillion) (actual)[5] 2014 Gross Personal income in the United States  14,740,000,000,000 (14.7 trillion) (actual) 2014 Amount of […]

Robert Mercer -Backer of Cruz

an example of how wealthy donors have been empowered by the Supreme Court’s 2010 decision in the landmark Citizens United case, which paved the way for super PACs. Unlike candidates, super PACs can accept unlimited amounts of money from individuals and corporations to support a candidate so long as they do not officially “coordinate” with the campaign.

Another red state lying to the Supreme Court

Another red state caught lying to the Supreme Court about health insurance exchanges.
The Supreme Court might have already held its vote on King v. Burwell, the case challenging federal tax credits to people buying Obamacare health insurance on the federal exchange because they live in states which did not create their own exchanges. The challengers posit that Congress intended it this way—that they wrote the law to explicitly exclude these millions of people from subsidies as incentive to states to create their own exchanges.

G.O.P. Is Planning to Replace Health Law

As Supreme Court Weighs Health Law, G.O.P. Is Planning to Replace It
BY JONATHAN WEISMAN
The prospects of legal victory have raised practical and political fears that Republicans will take the blame for the health care crisis that would follow. The New York Times
“Senior Republicans in Congress hope that … the Supreme Court will invalidate the subsidies that 7.5 million Americans in 34 states have been given to purchase health insurance … But … raised … fears that Republicans will take the blame for the health care crisis that would follow. … Representatives Paul D.

Minimum Wage

Business is about making a profit.  To be successful, i.e. to make a profit, a business must receive more for the product or service provided  than it cost to produce it.  That cost includes every expense that must be incurred to produce the product or service.  If the price doesn’t cover the cost AND provide a sufficient excess, the business will die.

HOBBY LOBBY

“In the Hobby Lobby cases, five male Justices of the Supreme Court, who are all members of the Catholic faith and who each were appointed by a President who hailed from the Republican party, decided that a huge corporation, with thousands of employees and gargantuan revenues, was a ‘person’ entitled to assert a religious objection to the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate because that corporation was ‘closely held’ by family members.

IN THE NAME OF RELIGION

September 11, 2003.

IN THE NAME OF RELIGION

Three years ago today a group of men flew planes into the World Trade Center towers, the Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania.
Why? Religion.

The Good Old Days

Conservatism is not so much a philosophy as an attitude. It rests on doubt in human nature; it distrusts improvement, clings to traditional institutions and prefers the past to the future.

Separation of Church and State

“This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the Constitution or Laws of any State to the Contrary not with-standing.”