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Clues From Arizona Immigration Ruling on Individual Mandate Fate

Paul Abrams | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The Court has already handed opponents of the law all the tools they need, i.e., Citizens United, to repeal the law through elections while leaving themselves the option of overturning it in 2014 if the right-wing is unable to purchase the Congress and president it wants.

The "Individual Mandate" and the Constitution -- Purely a Matter of Timing.

Paul Abrams | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The 2012 elections will propel the merits of the individual mandate cases to the forefront of our political dialogue for at least the next 14 months, it is worth removing the smoke and noise from the constitutional argument so that everyone can clearly identify the issue.