Governor Dissembler Strikes Again

imagesGovernor Kasich is at it again – trying to divorce Medicaid expansion from Obamacare. But Media Trackers isn’t going to let him get away with it.  In their recent article, “Why Does John Kasich Keep Lying about Obamacare,” Media Trackers highlights a January 23rd interview Governor Kasich did with radio host Bill Cunningham. Cunningham asked Kasich why he “decided to sign onto Medicaid with Obamacare.”  Kasich replied, “Well, first of all, this has nothing to […]

Governor Dissembler Strikes Again

imagesGovernor Kasich is at it again – trying to divorce Medicaid expansion from Obamacare. But Media Trackers isn’t going to let him get away with it.  In their recent article, “Why Does John Kasich Keep Lying about Obamacare,” Media Trackers highlights a January 23rd interview Governor Kasich did with radio host Bill Cunningham. Cunningham asked Kasich why he “decided to sign onto Medicaid with Obamacare.”  Kasich replied, “Well, first of all, this has nothing to […]

Ohio Supreme Court Delivers a Blow to Liberty and a Win to King Kasich

imagesOhioans received a lump of coal this Christmas and its time we poured out the contents of our stockings and took a closer look.  In a 4-3 decision days before Christmas, the Ohio Supreme Court upheld Medicaid expansion in Ohio leaving constitutionalists scratching their heads wondering what they did to deserve such a wrong-headed ruling. The suit, brought by six Republican state legislators and two Ohio Right to Life groups, challenged the Ohio Controlling Board’s […]

Ohio Supreme Court Agrees to Request for Expedited Schedule for Medicaid Expansion Case

235px-Ohio_Supreme_CourtThe Columbus Dispatch reports the Ohio Supreme Court has sped-up the lawsuit challenging the Controlling Board’s expansion of Medicaid.  The ruling came after the suit’s plaintiff’s, Maurice Thompson of the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law, six Republican Ohio House Representatives*, and the Cleveland and Cincinnati chapters of Ohio Right to Life, requested an expedited briefing schedule given that the Obamacare-directed Medicaid expansion is set to go into effect January 1st. The Controlling Board acted at […]

WSJ’s “Obamacaid” Makes You Wonder: What is Kasich thinking???

imagesIf Governor Kasich should happen to read the WSJ’s latest piece on Medicaid expansion, “Obamacaid,” you’ve got to wonder if he might start feeling a little silly for his efforts to push this sham on Ohio. And for those OLC members who have fought Kasich on this issue, you will enjoy seeing the WSJ recap many of our arguments: The US Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion was unconstitutional. Even liberal justices Breyer […]