The mainstream media will follow this SCOTUS decision as a victory for the people. Dozens of “experts” will argue for and against the decision (but never for universal healthcare), framing everything in a Democrat vs. Republican setting while avoiding a real public debate on the now passé single-payer healthcare at all costs. Politicians will receive extra airtime as they praise or denounce the ruling. [More]
Thom Hartmann, an adroit scholar, writer and speaker, conversant in a wide variety of fields is generally known for his nightly news and opinion program, “The Big Picture.” Hartmann has stated a number of times on his program, as well as in print, that the US Constitution never gave the Supreme Court the power to pass on the constitutionality of a congressional law.