"Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them." So stated Chief Justice John Roberts, writing for the majority in yesterday's Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act.
It’s the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, causing thoughtful Americans who care deeply about scutage, darrein presentment, or the standard width of haberject, to raise their voices in loud acclamation.
In the 50 years since Lyndon Johnson declared war on poverty, American taxpayers have spent a whopping $22 trillion dollars on anti-poverty programs. Yet the poverty rate has remained essentially the same.