Rule of Law

The Obamacare-IRS Nexus

The IRS was originally planning to follow the plain text of the law on Obamacare—until President Obama’s political appointees intervened.

Wall Street Journal, July 24, 2014
  • The White House Is Bribing Health Insurance Companies

    Hiding its intentions under mountains of regulatory paperwork, the Obama administration is trying to bribe insurers to keep premiums from going even higher in 2015.

    Forbes, July 14, 2014
  • Fight, Don’t Sue

    The House of Representatives should be focused on defending its own turf using its own powers, not on encouraging government by judiciary—which would do further and more lasting damage to the separation of powers.

    The Weekly Standard, July 14, 2014
  • Will Congress Get Its Groove Back?

    Congress, having delegated far too much legislative authority to the executive, is now trying to delegate the responsibility of defending its constitutional powers to the judiciary.

    Library of Law and Liberty, June 27, 2014
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    Boehner Is Bringing a Whistle to a Gunfight

    The most powerful branch of government should not go running to the weakest branch when its powers are usurped by a lawless executive; rather, it should respect doctrines of standing, not try to transform the Court into a resolver of political controversies in the absence of proper cases, and use its own powers to defend its turf.

    National Review, June 28, 2014
  • The Obama Doctrine

    President Obama’s position is that the desire to push policies that are political losers justifies taking the law into one’s own hands.

    The Weekly Standard, July 2, 2014