SCOTUS Watch — ObamaCare Upheld! 6 to 3!

There will only be opinions in two cases announced today. More soon.

But — with all due modesty — I told you so. Any person in any exchange is eligible for federal subsidies. Not just those created by the states, separately. The President’s health care reform measures are. . . constitutional. Again. Hopefully the tea partiers will stop — with these nonsense appeals. I buried my lead, here, earlier — this is VERY GOOD NEWS for Kenilworth, as the nationwide insurance subsidies’ availability will drive significant new drug sales — for all of pharma. From Scotusblog.com just now:

. . . .Buzzer has sounded — two boxes today. . .

First opinion: Fair Housing — Court holds that there is a disparate impact claim under the FHA as a matter of statutory interpretation, but it the Court cautions that remedial orders in disparate impact cases that impose racial targets or quotas could be unconstitutional. . . .

Second opinion: Decision of the Fourth Circuit is affirmed in King v. Burwell. 6-3 . . . .

Majority opinion: “Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them. . . . In this instance, the context and structure of the Act compel us to depart from what would otherwise be the most natural reading of the pertinent statutory phrase. . . .”

Quite so. Onward — to the plane — and California, now!

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One Response

  1. Congradulations! You got it right and I was worried if our unelected representatives would throw a monkey wrench in otherwise a very hard fought victory. I am sure that SCOTUS decided that lacking any meaningful steps (by their opponents) to replace Ocare would be more detrimental to many people who are already rolled in . Therein lies the political genius of our President!

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