Matt Sissel may be health care’s Horatius at the Bridge:
This is the only remaining lawsuit that has any chance of bringing down the entire health care law.
The health care law the President signed — a law filled with a myriad of new taxes — contains not a single word written in the only legislative body permitted by the Constitution to pass bills for raising revenue.
This purported tax is illegal… it was introduced in the Senate rather than the House, as required by the Constitution’s Origination Clause for new revenue-raising bills.
His lawsuit, which was filed in July of 2010, was put on hold during the run-up to last June’s Supreme Court decision to uphold most of Obamacare. Ironically, that controversial ruling gave his case a new lease on life.
This post is contributed by a community member. The views expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Patch Media Corporation. Everyone is welcome to submit a post to Patch. If you'd like to post a blog, go here to get started.