Did You Know...

   

Landmark Legal Foundation to Slaughter House butchers: Not without a fight; Update: The states’ revolt

Share
By Michelle Malkin  •  March 17, 2010 05:29 PM


Photoshop exclusive: Big Fur Hat at iowntheworld.com and Applecross Media

(Get your Constitution Butchers poster here.)

Not without a fight, Deem-o-crats:

Mark R. Levin, president of Landmark Legal Foundation, today issued a warning to the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives about the possible use of the so-called “deem and pass,” “self-executing,” or “Slaughter Rule” to enact H.R. 3590, the legislative version of President Obama’s healthcare proposal that has been previously approved by the Senate. If this tactic is employed, Landmark will immediately sue the President, Attorney General Eric Holder and other relevant cabinet members to prevent them from instituting this unconstitutional contrivance.

“Landmark has already prepared a lawsuit that will be filed in federal court the moment the House acts. Such a brazen violation of the core functions of Congress simply cannot be ignored. Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution is clear respecting the manner in which a bill becomes law. Members are required to vote on this bill, not claim they did when they didn’t. The Speaker of the House and her lieutenants are temporary custodians of congressional authority. They are not empowered to do permanent violence to our Constitution.”

Read the full draft complaint here.

Related: Republican lawyers warn Democrats of “deem and pass” consequences.

***

Update: I noted the states’ brewing revolt against Demcare’s individual mandate back in January.

The revolt continues to spread. Idaho acted today:

Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter on Wednesday became the first state chief executive to sign a measure requiring his attorney general to sue Congress if it passes health reforms that force residents to buy insurance. Similar legislation is pending in 37 other states nationwide.

blog comments powered by Disqus
~ For the latest breaking news, be sure to join Michelle's Email List:
Posted in: Health care

Jonathan Gruber cashed in even more than previously thought; Update: And Obama JUST found out about all this

November 16, 2014 09:23 AM by Doug Powers

king1

Great work if you can get it

Nancy Pelosi was for Jonathan Gruber before she never heard of him

November 13, 2014 08:56 PM by Doug Powers

pelosi1

Selective memory loss

Will Jonathan Gruber return $400k in fees to ‘stupid’ voters now that a third video has surfaced?

November 12, 2014 09:19 PM by Doug Powers

gruber1

Low Information Voter Czar strikes again

Of course: Jonathan Gruber now regrets his historic level of O-care transparency

November 11, 2014 01:04 PM by Doug Powers

farrow

Dishonesty is the best policy

Jonathan Gruber: Obamacare so awesome it was necessary to lie to stupid voters to get it passed

November 10, 2014 08:25 PM by Doug Powers

gruber

FINALLY some transparency


Categories: Barack Obama, Corruption, Democrats, Health care

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook