Don’t Miss Enrollment Deadline for Car Care Insurance

It will be easy peasy. Let’s eavesdrop on a typical case.

So you got a new car? Great, it’s time to sign up for your car care insurance plan. Come on in.
First, there are three general types of plans, roughly based on how much they cost. The Earth plan is the cheapest, next there’s Sky, which is in the middle. The most expensive plans are called Crystal, and most of the people who get those drive real expensive cars and are frankly, loaded.

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Groundhog Day for Obamacare: Back to the Supremes

Like small-town mayors across the nation on Groundhog Day, the Supreme Court will get to make the call on whether Obamacare casts a shadow.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka Obamacare) is again on its way to the Court for further review, as they say in the NFL. Its future is on the line, but for completely different reasons than the first time in 2012. Continue readingGroundhog Day for Obamacare: Back to the Supremes”

Roberts Earns His Keep: The Supreme Court’s “ObamaCare” Decision (2012)

by Jane Anne Morris

 

In the “Obamacare” decision, Chief Justice Roberts masterfully executed what the Zulu call “buffalo horns” — the pincer strategy1. Purchase of health insurance is mandatory (a 5-4 vote), BUT states are not required to expand Medicaid to cover the people who can’t afford insurance (a 7-2 vote). The combination is a perfect way to anger many (excepting most health care and insurance corporations), without helping those most in need, while appearing to set aside partisanship. Continue reading “Roberts Earns His Keep: The Supreme Court’s “ObamaCare” Decision (2012)”

“ObamaCare,” the Constitution, and Democracy: The Heart of the Matter (2012)

by Jane Anne Morris

In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on the constitutionality of the Obama Health Care Plan (OHCP), officially the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010).1 Is OHCP constitutional? What is a defensible and prudent green position on this question? Continue reading ““ObamaCare,” the Constitution, and Democracy: The Heart of the Matter (2012)”