Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Medical Marijuana Bait-and-Switch

By Mark Wilson The federal government raid and shut-down of Oaksterdam University in Oakland, California is the culmination of a bait-and-switch that began in 2009 with the Justice Department’s “Ogden Memo.” The Ogden Memo was ostensibly a clarification of federal policy on raiding medical marijuana dispensaries in states where such dispensaries are legal under state law. The Department, wrote…

Striking Down the ACA Would be a Judicial Power Grab

By Billy Corriher Supporters of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the 2010 health care reform bill known to many as “Obamacare,” are discouraged after last week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court.  The Justices’ questioning of the Solicitor General and his responses to the justices did not bode well for the Government.  The conservatives Justices seemed skeptical that the…

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