The Monday Catch Up

The Supreme Court building, in the calm before the storm. (via Wikimedia Commons)

Good Morning! Look, you’re busy and I spend too much time on the Internet, so let me tell you about the news.

The Lead Story: Remember Obamacare? The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 has reached the Supreme Court, where its constitutionality will be argued. First, however, the Court needs to rule on a decision made in 1867 that can be best summarized as “Tax First, Litigate Later.” This would mean that the law could not be challenged until 2015, when citizens would first incurr a penalty if they did not have health insurance as required by the individual mandate.

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