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Promote Honesty in Government

January 31st, 2011 - 1:59 pm

From the text of Judge Roger Vinson’s ObamaCare decision:

Because the individual mandate is unconstitutional and not severable, theentire Act must be declared void. This has been a difficult decision to reach, and Iam aware that it will have indeterminable implications. At a time when there isvirtually unanimous agreement that health care reform is needed in this country, it is hard to invalidate and strike down a statute titled “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.”

Actually, it should be almost effortless to strike down a statues titled “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,” because it is and does nothing of the sort. Instead, I’d like to propose a new amendment to the Constitution:

Any Law or Act of Congress which does not achieve the aims of its title, shall be null and void for all intents and purposes.

Hey, if Congress can tell manufacturers what they may and may not put on their labels…

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