Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Obama has one of the biggest egos I have ever seen, so maybe he thought he could disrespect (and flat out lie about) the highest court in America. Well in his defense he did it once before and no one seemed to care, so why not? Well, he all but got a slap on the wrist with a ruler and made to sit in the corner. Honestly I can't imagine how embarrassing it must be to have a judge tell you, you have to write a report pretty much saying how wrong your speech was...
"Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit heard arguments in a separate Obamacare challenge in Physician Hospitals of America v. Sebelius. According to Jan Crawford at CBS News (one of the most knowledgeable attorneys among the journalists who cover the Supreme Court), Judge Jerry Smith asked the Department of Justice lawyer arguing the case--Dana Lydia Kaersvang--whether Obama’s statement is now the official position of the United States government.
Although Kaersvang quickly admitted that Marbury and 200 years of unbroken precedent clearly hold that courts have the power to strike down Obamacare, Smith wanted it in writing. So the three-judge panel hearing this appeal--Smith, Emilio Garza, and Leslie Southwick (all three are excellent judges, and Smith is also a fine gentleman to boot)--issued an order today, requiring the Justice Department to file a three-page, single-spaced letter by noon this Thursday, reaffirming that the federal government agrees that courts possess the power of judicial review."
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