Drawing the line on health care
News from Cincinnati.com:
Judges Jeffrey Sutton and James Graham made it clear last year they weren’t the biggest fans of President Barack Obama’s health care law.
It was intrusive, they said, and a significant extension of government power.
But when the judges on Cincinnati’s most powerful court considered whether the law was constitutional, the two conservatives reached dramatically different conclusions. Graham declared it unconstitutional, while Sutton became the first conservative federal judge in the nation to uphold it.
The two judges’ decisions now are potential previews of the arguments the U.S. Supreme Court’s five conservative justices will make when they rule in June on whether health care reform should live or die. The court’s four liberal justices are expected to uphold the law, so the conservatives will likely decide its fate.
If just one of them follows the same reasoning Sutton did, the law probably will survive. If all five see the law the way Graham did, it won’t.
The justices, of course, get the final word and are unlikely to seek much legal guidance from anything Sutton and Graham wrote about health care last year for the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, which is a step down from the Supreme Court.
But the different paths Sutton and Graham chose reveal how conservative judges, such as those on the Supreme Court, might weigh the co…………… continues on Cincinnati.com
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Making the Most of Your Visit to a Disney Mandara Spa! – DIS Unplugged
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Posted on Sunday, 29th April 2012 by Nancy Johnson
We think of a vacation to Disneyland or Walt Disney World, or even Universal Studios Orlando as being a busy one. We find ourselves rushing from one attraction or experience to the next, only to wait in a long queue line when we get there. The summer heat or winter rains, the time constraints we give ourselves in our planning, and the constant stimulation the parks provide are enough to frazzle our nerves, drain our souls, and cause us to really question why we thought that we could do all of this and not kill our loved ones by the end of it. Alas, there is an oft forgotten option: the chance to redeem and restore ourselves is only a phone call away…………… continues on Making the Most of Your Visit to a Disney Mandara Spa! – DIS Unplugged