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MSM Gives Us the Mushroom
Treatment on HHS Mandate

American Spectator, by David Catron

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Posted By:garnet, 12/31/2012 8:17:31 AM

In December, there were five federal court decisions relating to ObamaCare. Chances are, however, that you will have heard about only one of them. If you do a web search for recent news stories on Hobby Lobby, whose long-shot request for a Supreme Court injunction against the HHS contraception mandate was denied last week, you will get thousands of hits. (Snip) Why have the media made such a big deal of the Hobby Lobby ruling while virtually ignoring the other December decisions? The answer is obvious. That the Obama Justice Department batted one-for-five in December is not to be advertised.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 12/31/2012 8:36:29 AM     (No. 9091096)

The biggest problem we have is not the Democrats - the problem is their media.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pearson365, 12/31/2012 8:45:41 AM     (No. 9091115)

"In their ongoing effort to emulate Pravda, the media are doing their best to prop up Obama administration propaganda."

Reading Mr Catron´s article is a very positive way to end this year and prepare for 2013 since he explains that Obama and his nationalized health nightmare may still be constrained by our courts, including the Supreme Court.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Echohawk, 12/31/2012 8:59:38 AM     (No. 9091156)

I´m happy to say the 7th District Court overturned this decision on Sat., which means the Obama ´Justice´ Department batted zero for five in December.
These court decisions open the door for more and more companies to defy Obamacare.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: nonsense, 12/31/2012 10:25:17 AM     (No. 9091340)

I can only hope that some court or entity would defy the Tyrant in charge.

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