- Post 25 June 2012
- By Ed Farnan | Irish Central | From the Right
The Supreme Court will rule this week whether President Obama's health care bill is constitutional and whether his Justice Department under embattled Eric Holder can stop Arizona from enforcing immigration law.
The administrations prestige is riding on the outcome of these decisions.
Since the President has touted himself as a constitutional scholar, you would think a positive outcome for him is a foregone conclusion. But most legal experts have said Obamacare is an overreached Frankenstein monster of a law and flawed constitutionally as it forces citizens to purchase private insurance.
The state of Arizona crafted their own immigration laws after finding the Obama administration was not cooperating with enforcing federal immigration laws in their state. Arizona found itself deluged with illegal immigrants and tried to do something about it, they enacted their own laws that mirrored federal laws. The Obama Justice Department immediately sued them for doing so and now the case is ready to be ruled on.
Just one of these rulings in a session is momentous and there will be grave political consequences for President Obama if he loses.
Obama will take the heat and rightfully so, for devoting his time to ramming an unpopular health care bill down Americas throat, while the economy was melting down. He will also be criticized for trying to intimidate and bully a state for trying to protect itself from an illegal immigrant invasion by passing a law that basically mirrors federal law.
But the Obama administration has a third constitutional issue which is about to erupt unless it finds some way to stifle it. ...