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Obama Sees What’s Coming: The Overturning of Obamacare

Written by Gary North on April 4, 2012

President Obama is running scared. His supreme welfare state law — rammed through by Nancy Pelosi — is going to be struck down, 5 to 4, by the Supreme Court.

He is desperately trying to stop them. He is using the only real skill he has: rhetoric. He has a law degree. The old rule is this: When you have neither the facts nor the law on your side, appeal to emotion.

  “Ultimately, I’m confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress.”

This is such obvious nonsense that it’s hard to believe he said it. The Court has overturned federal laws at least 165 times. See p. 201 of this Congressional Research Service report.

Strong majority? Pelosi rammed it through the House by a vote of 219 to 212. If it came to a vote today, it would fail in the House.

It would not be unfair to charge President Obama with hypocrisy given his strong complaints when the Court did not strike down the federal ban on partial birth abortions, and given his approval of the Supreme Court decision (Boumediene v. Bush) striking down a congressional statute restricting habeas corpus rights of Guantanamo detainees.

Here is a basic rule of politics: never appear silly. Obama is being silly about the Constitution.

Within hours, a federal court demanded that the Department of Justice state clearly by noon tomorrow whether it accepts the right of the Supreme Court to declare a law unconstitutional. The White House flak in charge, Jay Carney, assured the media that Obama did not mean what he said.

It is not just that the Presidebt looks silly. The Obamacare law is silly.

The People gave Congress the enumerated power “To regulate Commerce . . . among the several States.” According to the Obama administration, this delegation of power also includes the power to compel commerce. Opponents contend that the power to regulate commerce does not include the far greater power to compel commerce, and that the individual mandate is therefore an ultra vires act by a deputy (Congress) in violation of the grant of power from the principal (the People). Seventy-two percent of the public, including a majority of Democrats, agrees that the mandate is unconstitutional. Few acts of Congress have ever had such sustained opposition of a supermajority of the American public.

When the law is overturned, Obama will have egg on his face, big time. He will not simply have had his only major piece of legislation overturned. He will look silly in retrospect for having implied that the Court does not possess this authority.

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60 thoughts on “Obama Sees What’s Coming: The Overturning of Obamacare

  1. When will this president understand that Obamacare was not passed by a bipartisan vote in Congress. Hopefully the SCOTUS recognizes that the law is unconstitutional and does not meet the Commerce Clause.

    • Frank, You are SO RIGHT!!! This president is HellBent on having his way. You, I and the majority of the American people know what this president is trying to do to our Great Country. We ALL UNITE in getting this man OUT of the Whitehouse.

      KUDOS to you my friend.

      • I'm hopeful that on November 6 the clear thinking population of this country — Republicans, independents and disenchanted Democrats – - who are thoroughly disgusted with the borderline illegal shenanigans of this White House will rise up, much as we did in November 2010, and un-elect this president. If anything I firmly believe the mood in this country is even worse now than it was in 2010. Every time I hear about ObamaCare I want to scream (I pray SCOTUS strike it down). With rising gas prices the anger and discontent will continue to fester. And there likely will be more unguarded comments from Obama without benefit of a teleprompter to further show his true intentions.

    • if he did not mean what he said then why did he say it! he said it which to me he is bucking the supream court. say what you mean and mean what you say

  2. Ovmit is a sick person he thinks he can tell everyone what to do and will not go by are constation and laws he needs to go

  3. Scarface says:

    When this evil man is removed the darkness will subside, and light will return to our Republic. Evil always loses in the final analysis.

    • ccfonten says:

      But we have to work hard to maintain that light and ward off the evil that threatens our great nation and our citizens.

  4. He knows the jackasses in his party were the only ones to vote for the monstrosity without even one GOP vote. He simply doesn't care because the bill was jammed through! Now he and his loony lefty friends will scream judicial activism when it's struck down. Obama's skewed definition of judicial activism is when unconstitutional laws that were passed by the left are overturned by the Supreme Court, don't you know?

  5. Well, with what he said to the court, they should check into his eligibility also.

    • soldiermom11 says:

      Wouldn't that be something if he made the Supreme Court so mad that they started to look at all the other lawsuits including ones regarding his eligibility for president and ruled that not only is Obamacare illegal but Obama is illegal? I know, I'm in fatasyland but sometimes God can make unexpected things happen.

      • It sure is nice to dream though isn't it? To dream that our courts would stop looking at international law, at sharia law and just look at out Constitution and other founding documents. But I think those days are long past. But I pray that our courts will return to their roots and stand up for all that is right and good and abolish all other laws.

        • God is still on His throne and answers the prayers of the righteous. Look at what He promised Abraham re:Sodom and Gomorrah. If there were, at least, ten righteous there, He would spare them. Unfortunately, there weren't even that many, so they were destroyed. Then, foolishly, Lot's wife was disobedient and lost her life.
          We all need to stay constantly in prayer and He will answer!!! It takes a whole lot of repentance on behalf of our Nation.
          We have sinned as greatly and maybe more so than Sodom and Gomorrah. Nineveh was also spared because the people repented. He is a GREAT G-d!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Indiana Girl says:

      Angering the Supreme Court will hopefully lead to an investigation of his eligibility.

  6. Obama has never been told "No" before and will not take it well. The world has always made an exception for him because he says he has a gift. Grade inflation, no accountability for his actions or lack of them, no inquiry into his background because he has always been special.

    • POEPLE WE HAVE TO MAKE AN EXCEPTION FOR HIM
      HE IS A SICK MAN HE DOES NOT EVEN LOOK GOOD LOOK AT HIM IF YOU CAN

  7. Your right GERD he is Special……His Communist rhetoric has dubbed him "Special Ed." his forcefeeding of this program. And the erosion of our constitutional rights. It takes AUDACITY for him to believe we will take this laying down. And may be a lesson to the next man that thinks he can do it to the American People. As I see the next as a Carbon footprint of Obummer in White!

    • You mean plan "B" Mitt? Why would a man worth a 1/4 BILLION DOLLARS want a 1/2 a million dollar a year job? A BILLION is a thousand million 4 years as Prez and he gets 2 mill! Obama lite!

  8. He will do his utmost to ignore their decision. He knows his goose is cooked if the Court strikes it down, ACORN II, however, with pockets full of taxpayer money, will do anything to get him reelected. Everyone needs to register and VOTE against him.

    • And what will happen when he does ignore this decision? The Attorney General refuses to prosecute black panthers who are intimidating voters. I wonder what is going to happen when black panthers try the same tactics this time? My prediction: REVERSE INTIMIDATION, the permanent type.

      • Jstarusa says:

        Sadly I think you are right! This president has been looking for a fight ever since he was elected. I was so hoping he would be a good president for the people, but it appears just the opposite! It bothers me that he does not make a good example of following the law, instead of ignoring unfavorable decisions as he does. No one is above the law, including him! If Holder continues to ignore the laws, he should resign or be replaced! Instead of trying to encourage a race war, he should be encouraging all of us to get along and work toward a better future for our children…

  9. BobG_of_Iowa says:

    When are the network news agencies and major news papers going to cover the investigation of Obama's eligibility by Arizona Sheriff Arpaio? If the allegations are true, there's a fraud occupying the White House!

  10. D. Burbee says:

    Arrogance isn't free; eventually payment comes due. Never swim across a river with more chain then you can steal.

  11. Locked and loaded. Bring it.

  12. Gotta get this IDIOT out of our White House! The Federal Marshals should arrest him TODAY! Not impeach, not vote out of office, ARREST! Only by his arrest will everything he has touched be ruled null and void. The new America is coming and many will be arrested but he should be the first! Fraud, forgery, high crimes and misdemeanors, treason, stupidity, he is guilty of them all!

  13. JulesV29 says:

    You are exactly right–he needs to be arrested. To impeach him woud provide legitimacy to his occupation of the White House.

  14. Obama should forget about "Obama Care", and concentrate on what to tell Sheriff Joe Arpaio ! Who's investigating Detectives have found proof that his documents are forged, and his records are missing. http://www.alipac.us/content/obama%92s-records-mi

  15. You notice Obama thinks ObamaCare passed by a overwhelming majority? He just ignores the Republican vote like we white guys don't exist! What did it pass the House by? 7 votes? Absolutely the stupidest thing America ever did other than verifying the '08 election!

    • this menace is a dangerous DELUSIONAL ANIMAL, it must have received his law degree from monkey wards!!

  16. senior viking says:

    0bama is getting ready to gin up his people, when this so called law is overturned.

    He'll have this minions poised and prepped for riots in the streets.
    The left thrive on violence. Just look at their track record.

    They'll blame the SC and Bush. Yeah, it's Bush's fault again. It'll somehow be white against blacks … again.

    People – the whole law has to go not just part of it. The mandate is not the only funding. There is also an 8% tax on ALL realestate transactions that fund a civilian standing army.

    The whole law is a Trojan horse. Get the word out. I hope the link below works.

    Obamacare Provides For Standing Private Army
    Source: frontporchpolitics.com

  17. I know it’s just a dream but can’t we move on to the penalty phase for the treason? Say, a bullet in the head for all the “yea”votes.

  18. ccfonten says:

    He is not just running "scared". He is running totally ticked off and panicked at the same time.
    I do not put anything past this thug and his minions.

  19. I agree with you soldiermom11, and what if, the Superme Court after realizing that he is illegal, decided that he should be stripped of everything that he has gained while in office, including as a Senator. That everything that he has done in and to America, needs to be paid back in full. Plus, his wife must give back everything that she has taken or face charges…….

    Makes, you wonder what kind of Monument the King of Kenya, would raise up for the obama's then???????

  20. May that is why the HomeLand Security purchased 400 million rounds of amunition.. could it be for the for the after party!

    • 450 million HOLLOW POINTS! Can't use them in war, its against the Geneva convention, so who are they for, us?

  21. What I find most disturbing is that a majority of people keep calling him President! What must be done to make you people understand that this guy is a fraud,? Everything he has signed over 11000 executive orders, two S.C.O.T.U.S appointments are null and void. This man must be dragged out by his dumbo ears and incarcerated as an enemy combatant, he's not a legal president therefore he cannot be impeached, HE MUST BE REMOVED! As far as the Supreme Courts decision in reality it's 5-2 2 are illegal appointees.

    WE MUST STOP COMPLAINING AND START PUTTING PRESSURE ON CONGRESS TO REMOVE HIM!!! This the only way we can have finality with this imposter!.

  22. "Presidebt"…a typo and yet it's still perfect.

  23. I don't care if 100% of all law makers vote for a law, If it is unconstitutional it must be thrown out. The ones that voted for this monstrosity should be thrown out as well. And, Obama no longer has a law license.

  24. WELL I HOPE IM WRONG BUT IF THIS IS OVERTURNED AND IT SHOULD BE..THERE WILL BE A FALSE FLAG TERRORIST ATTACK DONE BY OUR OWN GOVERNMENT TO DECLARE MARTIAL LAW SUSPEND ELECTIONS ODUMBO WILL BECOME THE DICTATOR AS HE IS ALREADY..CALL ME CRAZY BUT I THINK THIS MAN IS THE ANTICHRIST..THE BIBLE SAYS THE ANTICHRIST IS OF MIDDLE EASTERN ANCESTRY..A MUSLIM..IS HE NOT A MUSLIM [ODUMBO??]

  25. http://www.petition2congress.c...

    Go to this website and sign the petition to vet Obama and check into his eligibility to be president. Send this to everybody on your mailing list. Ask them to do the same. We must keep up the pressure on congress till they do the right thing.
    Obama has perpetrated the biggest fraud on the American people in 500 years. Biden was right about the 500 years just not the crime.

  26. Part one:
    There are some things, like jobs, that transcend past money.

    I am not thrilled with Mitt, but if he's the candidate that is left to run against Obummer……..I am voting for him!!
    No matter what, we NEED to be rid of the little Obummer sitting in the Oval Office, and his dictatorial behavior!!

    This is still a democratic republic. At least at the moment. If Obummer gets another 4 years, not only will this country finish switching over to a Marxist-Gestapo government, but there will again be at least another 17 vacations for Obummer and his family (probably another set for his two daughters)….at all of our expenses.

    • Part two: Let's put it this way. I am not able to take even one vacation in the time that they have taken 17 vacations, simply because I am not able to use the government's credit card, or have access to both Air Force One and Two, nor do I have access to a phalanx of security personnel or the personal care entourage that goes with them…..everywhere.

      We need to get both Obama's out of the White House. So, I am voting for whoever runs against him from the GOP, and I absolutely refuse to waste my vote by supporting a third party candidate with little to no chance of winning.

      The election when Teddy Roosevelt's "Bull Moose" party ran…was the biggest regret of his life. By Teddy's running, the wrong man (Wilson) was elected…which did two very horrible things to this country: (1) a Federal Income Tax was created, and (2) segregation became an over-bearing reality in the South…due to Wilson's racist attitude towards Blacks.

      NO. I will not be a party to the wrong person (Obama) being re-elected!!
      ENOUGH IS ENOUGH, and TOO MUCH ALREADY!

  27. MIKE BEASLEY says:

    WELL ONE OF THE BEST THINGS THAT I'M SEEING TODAY IS THAT THE PEOPLE OF AMERICA SEEM TO BE WAKING UP AND ARE READY TO STAND UP AGAISNT THIS CROOKED FRUAD AND GET HIS ASS OUT OF OFFICE AND TO PROSECUTED HIM TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW. IF WHAT HE IS DOING IS NOT TREASON THEN I DON'T KNOW WHAT IS. WAKE UP AMERICA AND GET HIS ASS OUT BEFORE IT'S TO LATE.

  28. Not stupidity my friend for he knows exactly what he is doing and he's awfully close to reaching his goal while John Q Public sits by and watches. We are the ones guilty of stupidity for allowing it. He'll probably never be arrested or do any time but hopefully what he has done will be unwound mostly starting with Obamacare. It's these frigging Muslims trying for a takeover I want stopped.

  29. Vote O Out says:

    In order to understand Obama you have to think like a liberal. Liberals truly believe that the common folk no nothing and have to be lead like sheep. They want desperately to make all of us subject to some kind of Government program so that the progressives can stay in power. This Law was never about how much he cares about the American People it’s about how he and his friends can keep us under his tyrannical thumbs and stay in power. As for me “GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME DEATH”! It is truly that simple!

  30. DEFEATOBAMAIN2012 says:

    3 out of 4 on welfare are illiterate.
    One of many sites
    http://www.caliteracy.org/economic/
    Worldwide not much better.

  31. Chuck-U-oBAMA says:

    Impeach oBAMA NOW!!!

  32. Chuck-U-oBAMA says:

    From CHUCK-U-oBAMA to oBAMA, CHUCK OFF!!!

  33. NotASheeple says:

    NON-President Obama is a stone-cold DICTATOR. What's more, his behavior is that of a dangerous pathological narcissist. The safest thing our country could do for itself right now is IMPEACH him. Also, it is clear that he and his family are PURPOSELY abusing Americans based on the abusive and depraved spending they all do with their vacations, personal chefs etc.. They have plundered and pillaged all respect and dignity surrounding the Office Of the President, and the White
    House. If I were the next President to move into the White House, the first thing I would do is F U M I G A T E the whole place. The second thing would be to get the Winston Churchill bust returned. NON-President Obama is so vile, he makes the Devil look like a prince. WITH GOD'S HELP, OUR COUNTRY WILL BE RID OF THIS DISGUSTING PUKE SOON. Let him go live in some disgusting Islamic/sharia law country where he belongs. Michelle would actually look much better in a burqua.

  34. OBAMA-THE DEVIL IS FINALLY REACHED HIS END– NOW HE'S GOING TON GET HIS– FINALLY THE DAY OF RECONNING HAS COME.

    • Oh my goodness,I HOPE SO. He is absolutely horrid and a disgrace to the office of the US PRESIDENT!!

  35. Controse says:

    It is way past time for the Hood to return to the 'hood.

  36. If obamey's bill get's overturned, papa soros won't be happy.

  37. sean murry says:

    obummer had his licence taken away in ILL.

  38. Just as Carlo Ponzi gave his name to the crime he invented, Nancy Pelosi's name should be immortalized in the crime she invented: Grand Pelosiny: The theft of trillions of dollars by fiat.

    If the Supreme Court can't spot crime when it sees it, then it is not worthy of the title "court."

    We already know what Obama is not worthy of, so I'll have to let that slide for now.

  39. American Patriot says:

    I hope this thing stands. I would love to wipe your noses in it. Get your tax money ready, we are coming for it.

  40. Kevin Beck says:

    Regarding the "regulation" of commerce: It was understood when the Constitution was written that "to regulate" meant "to allow the regular flow of;" it did not mean "to restrict or hinder with enforcement mechanisms." The purpose of the phrasing was to allow commerce to flow freely between states without the imposition of duties at the state borders. But due to a corruption of the language by the political progressive movement, "regulate" took on a completely new meaning. And America has never looked back at the way things ought to be.

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