10/6/09 Washington Times Editorial & others
EDITORIAL: POMS de terror
‘Forced Medicare’ rules take a well-deserved beating
Freedom won a big round Sept. 29 when Judge Rosemary M. Collyer slapped down federal commissars who are pushing a senseless and dangerous Medicare requirement. Judge Collyer, who sits on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, refused to dismiss a lawsuit in which the three plaintiffs are merely asserting a right to refuse aid provided by taxpayers. Against these plaintiffs, the Department of Health and Human Services insists that the government can coerce people to accept Medicare benefits they don’t want. The government’s position in Hall, et al. v. Sebelius is nonsensical.
This article is great! They have distilled our case and presented the essentials while maintaining a sense humor.