To be certain, Romney's statement that the Affordable Care decimating the Medicare program as we know it is completely and utterly false! So what is left for undecided voters with less than two weeks to go before the election?
Isn't this a right that should never be tossed aside for any citizen of the United States? Consequently, shouldn't the Supreme Court provide us an indication that this notion exists as part of its decisions on the cases before it?
All the hoopla and media coverage regarding Obama's jobs speech before a joint session of Congress on September 8 shadowed two federal appeals court decisions rendered the same day, Commonwealth of Virginia v. Sebelius, and Liberty University v. Geithner.
The core issue for the 11th Circuit was whether requiring Americans to purchase health insurance from a private company without time limits was an activity that "substantially (affected) interstate commerce".
Juxtaposing the present negotiations on the debt ceiling with health care as a right displays a fecundity of thought that may well assist in the presently ongoing divide between slashing entitlements and raising revenues. Here's how.