Supreme Court

Real Obamacare small business story

Today’s blog finishes up a week of my comments about Obamacare.  To end the week, I’m featuring one small business owner who shares my appreciation of the healthcare reform and what it has done and will do for small businesses.  Unlike the small business that contacted me yesterday asking to be…

Commentary: Small-business owners say the future looks bleak if health care law overturned

The Washington PostApril 1, 2012 By Jamal Lee Last week, the nation’s attention was riveted to the Supreme Court, where oral arguments were being made over the constitutionality of the health care reform law, also known as the Affordable Care Act. Pundits have been making one prediction after another as…

Round two

The media reported that the government’s attorney, Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr., had a tough day yesterday arguing in front of the Supreme Court that the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate was constitutional.  His opening remarks were apparently not as coherent as they should have been and he consequently sustained…

Why campaign spending rules hurt small business

CNN OpinionJanuary, 26, 2012 By David Brodwin, Special to CNN (CNN) — Two years ago, the Supreme Court upended the rules for campaign finance, unleashing a tsunami of unregulated, unrestricted and undisclosed spending that has, in effect, allowed donors to buy elections. The full impact of this decision is just…