The secretary shall determine…

  Those were words that sent opponents of the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, into fits of apoplexy. The idea of giving the Secretary of Health and Human Services the power to write the law as he or she saw fit gave supporters of the law thrills and the opponents, chills. But the … Continue reading The secretary shall determine…

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Advise and Consent, Not Rubber Stamp

  Article 2, Section 2 of the United States Constitution states that the Senate has the final say on Supreme Court confirmations. It states that “he [President] shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint…Judges of the supreme Court…” Nowhere in the Constitution does it read that the … Continue reading Advise and Consent, Not Rubber Stamp