Episode

11/12 Ian Millhiser: The Absurd New Supreme Court Case That Could Kill Obamacare

November 12, 2014

Ian Millhiser of the Center For American Progress and author of the forthcoming bookInjustices: The Supreme Court’s History of Comforting the Comfortable and Afflicting the Afflictedexplains the insane legal reasoning behind the Halbig V King case, why even a “textualist approach”, how the insurance market works, is precedent irrelevant when it comes to Obamacare? Will Roberts go with the four far right wing Justices and the horrifying human costs of overturning Obamacare.

Remebering Bush V Gore, the collapse of American Justice and George W Bush says that “nothing is given to you in politics”.

On The Fun Half: the myth that President Obama didn’t reach out to Republicans, Glenn Beck has a mysterious illness, FCC head Tom Wheeler may reject President Obama’s call to save Net Neutrality, new huge deal between China and America announce big new climate deal and your calls and IMs.

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