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Justice Scalia briefing papers: Right-wing blogs

Justice Antonin Scalia Quite possibly the most depressing spectacle of three days of Supreme Court arguments on the Affordable Care Act was the very apparent fact that Justice Antonin Scalia gets his information from right-wing blogs. That and Justice Samuel Alito's vast ignorance of how things in real life, like health insurance, work. Here's a depressingly telling exchange in which Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg explains to Alito this whole murky reality of health insurance.
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Video: Justice Scalia Echoes Republican Political Rhetoric During The Affordable Care Act Argument

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

We will not know until June whether the Supreme Court will strike down the Affordable Care Act or decide instead to follow the Constitution. One thing that was completely clear from this week’s oral argument, however, is that one me... Read Post

Never give Antonin Scalia too much credit

US Politics / Liberal : The Maddow Blog (3 years ago)

For three days, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has been huffing and puffing, making it as clear as he can that he wants to scrap every page of the Affordable Care Act. By this morning, Scalia seemed to think "his position in U... Read Post

Justice Department focuses on Justice Antonin Scalia in Affordable Care Act brief

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (3 years ago)

When the Department of Justice asked the Supreme Court to review the Affordable Care Act in whole, with the minimum coverage provision (the mandate) intrinsically tied to community rating (no differential premiums based on health st... Read Post


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