The outright contempt for the Constitution is nothing new with this crew, I have seen it, wrote about it, endured it and all to no avail. Now, the outright contempt of court is ongoing with no one in the media taking note that our president is blatantly disregarding a legal ruling effecting an injunction against the implementation of Obamacare.
Karl Denninger has hit the nail on the head with his post today.
The ruling that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, is unconstitutional when served to a government agency is a de facto injunction. It is assumed that the Executive Branch of the government will obey willfully the dictates of the court. Today, we get this from the Obama Administration via CBS News:
The White House officials said that the ruling would not have an impact on implementation of the law, which is being phased in gradually. (The individual mandate, for example, does not begin until 2014.) They said that states cannot use the ruling as a basis to delay implementation in part because the ruling does not rest on "anything like a conventional Constitutional analysis."
So, the rulings of judges can be ignored if they are outside of the "conventional Constitutional analysis?" And, who gets to make that decision? The defendant? That's all nice to know.
The fact is this: It doesn't matter what law is broken by the Administration, whether election law, Constitutional law, theft, bribery, nothing would bother this group. They are not alone. Almost every administration suffers from this arrogance, but few have the juevos to throw it right back in the face of the courts. I hope Justice Alito gets to exercise payback over this issue when it comes before the Supreme Court.
Right now, however, there should be a call from the Attorneys General associated with this case to file injunctive relief since the Administration has expressed its unwillingness to follow traditional Constitutional requirements, which is to cease and desist following the ruling of a duly seated judge in the Federal Court system. But, why should they obey the law? That's just for suckers like the average American, right?
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