Friday, April 28th, 2017

4/1/11 – Hillyer: Medicare at the point of a gun


Quin Hillyer of The Washington Times wrote an excellent editorial, “HILLYER: Medicare at the point of a gun – Judge shoots legal and logical blanks” which was published April 1, 2011.

Federal judges disagree with each other all the time. However, it is rare for a judge to disagree utterly with herself and rarer still to do so within a single case. That’s what happened March 16 when Judge Rosemary M. Collyer of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that senior citizens can be forced to accept Medicare coverage they don’t want.

Full Article: Medicare at the point of a gun

Hillyer gives a clear overview of the Medicare Lawsuit and the judge’s flip-flop of opinion that occurred over the course of two and a half years.


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