3 results for tag: obamacare

Texas AG: Obamacare individual mandate ‘unconstitutional’

Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says Obamacare as it now stands—gutted of the requirement that Americans purchase health insurance or pay a penalty—is unconstitutional because its individual mandate no longer raises tax revenue and instead simply forces Americans to purchase health insurance. “The Commerce Clause gives Congress the authority to regulate commerce, not to compel it. But [Chief Justice John Roberts] rescued the individual mandate by viewing it as a tax. Its saving grace was that it raised revenue for the federal government,” writes Paxton. “But that reasoning crumbled when Congress repealed the penalty. Con...

Six Ways Democrats Are Working to Impose Their Radical Agenda on America

Democrats are still unable to accept the election of President Trump. For the last two years, they’ve been “resisting” and spreading a false “collusion” narrative about our president. Now, with the Democrat presidential primary heating up, they are jumping over themselves to propose radical ideas. Many of these proposals are so extreme, Democrats opposed these same policies not that long ago. Packing the Supreme Court In 1983, Joe Biden called out court packing as a “bonehead idea.” He was even willing to directly call out President Franklin Roosevelt for the damage done to the Supreme Court for pushing such an idea. However, ...

Tea Party Patriots Action Praises the DOJ’s Support for the Texas Ruling on Obamacare

Atlanta, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Action Honorary Chairman Jenny Beth Martin today praised the Department of Justice for supporting the Texas ruling finding that the Affordable Care Act should be struck down in its entirety. “We are pleased the Justice Department affirmed the December ruling out of Texas, which found that because the Obamacare individual mandate penalty had been set to zero, it has effectively been repealed — and found as a consequence that the entire law should be struck down. Attorney General Barr has made the right decision to back the ruling and support it on appeal.” ###