Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Elections 2012 and Obamacare - #3416 - Thomas Sowell: Will the GOP Establishment Blow It By Picking Romney? - Real Clear Politics (2) Emails Show Kegan Excited About Obamacare Passage - Washington Examiner

Steve Peters Commentary:


Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said that a good catch phrase could stop thinking for 50 years. One of the often-repeated catch phrases of our time -- "It's the economy, stupid!" -- has already stopped thinking in some quarters for a couple of decades. There is no question that the state of the economy can affect elections. But there is also no iron law that all elections will be decided by the state of the economy. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said that a good catch phrase could stop thinking for 50 years. One of the often-repeated catch phrases of our time -- "It's the economy, stupid!" -- has already stopped thinking in some quarters for a couple of decades. There is no question that the state of the economy can affect elections. But there is also no iron law that all elections will be decided by the state of the economy.  Read more...........  Steve Peters: The latest excuse for the bad economy from Obama is that the American people have become lazy.......I suggest we all EXERCISE our political muscles in 2012 and remove the number one reason for the Great Recession in which we find ourselves mired....Obama! We cannot negotiate with a narcissistic Ideologue, who believes in class warfare and an over reaching nanny state, but ignores the rule of law and the will of the American People.. We tried that for three years with no success, instead you must just remove him from the White House, thats the American way.


Emails Show Kagan Excited About Obamacare Passage - The Examiner -  At her confirmation hearing in 2010, now-Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan that she "was not" asked at any time to give her opinion on the merits of the Obamacare legislaton. Newly released emails suggest that whether or not she was asked, Kagan was not shy about her enthusiasm for the bill that eventually became law.  Kagan, while serving as President Obama's Solicitor General, exchanged emails with her then-colleagues in the Justice Department indicating her support for the Obamacare legislation when it was under consideration in Congress.  "I hear they have the votes, Larry!! Simply amazing," Kagan wrote, in an email obtained by Judicial Watch, on the day Obamacare passed through Congress. Larry Tribe, a Harvard Law professor and Supreme Court attorney who served as "senior counselor for access to justice" in the Department of Justice (DOJ), replied to Kagan that the bill's passage was "remarkable." Read more..........  Steve Peters: Solicitor General Kagan to Tribe on Day Obamacare Passed: ‘I Hear They Have the Votes, Larry!! Simply Amazing.' Larry Tribe was at the time serving in the Justice Department when he received the email from Kagan. 28 USC 455 says, The law also says a justice must recuse anytime he has “expressed an opinion concerning the merits of the particular case in controversy” while he “served in governmental employment.” 

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