Episode

7/23 Scott Lemieux: Conservative Judges Are Ganging Up to Steal Your Affordable Healthcare

July 23, 2014

Legal writer Scott Lemieux explains the three prongs of Obamacare, the misleading read of the ACA that conservatives are using to attack tax subsidies under the ACA, why the writing of the ACA assumed that some states would not create exchanges, the bizarre reading given by Republicans on the DC Circuit on the ACA, why the 4th Circuit uphold the subsidies, sneaky conservative judicial activism, why conservatives want the courts to do their dirty work in destroying healthcare reform and why the case may end up at the Supreme Court.

On The Fun Half: Rick Perry’s border stupidity, Jorge Ramos explains why putting National Guard on the border absurd, Fox New analyst Ralph Peters says Obama is afraid of  Putin, Andrew Cuomo lied about and attempted to influence the Moreland anti corruption commission, Fox & Friends complains about Spanish language emergency operators and your calls and IMs.

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