Huckabee Calls Obamacare Ruling An ‘Out-Of-Control Act Of Judicial Tyranny’

Republican presidential candidate, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee addresses attendees during Rick Scott's Economic Growth Summit in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Tuesday, June 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
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Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) said Thursday that the Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare subsidies was “an out-of-control act of judicial tyranny.”

The decision by the Supreme Court upheld the country’s tax subsidies as part of President Obama’s health care program and ensured that millions of Americans will continue to have health insurance.

“Today’s King v. Burwell decision, which protects and expands ObamaCare, is an out-of-control act of judicial tyranny,” Huckabee said in his statement. “Our Founding Fathers didn’t create a ‘do-over’ provision in our Constitution that allows unelected, Supreme Court justices the power to circumvent Congress and rewrite bad laws.”

Huckabee went on to criticize Congress and demanded that it admit wrongdoing.

“The solution is for Congress to admit they screwed up, repeal the ‘nightmare of Obamacare’, and let states road-test real health care reforms,” Huckabee said.

Huckabee also explained what he would do differently.

“As President, I will protect Medicare, repeal ObamaCare, and pass real reform that will actually lower costs, while focusing on cures and prevention rather than intervention,” Huckabee said. “The status quo is unfair, unaffordable, unsustainable, and completely un-American.”

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  1. Alternate headline: Tyrant Huckabee Accuses Others of Being Tyrannical. The Nation Laughs.

  2. Awwh, poor old boy Chucklehead loses his cool. Tough!

    Amazing though how hypocritical these Pubs really are. Rule of law! Rule of law! Unless the SC rules against their reasoning, then it’s unelected judges trampling on state’s rights! Hah!

    Eat it fat boy and go home to your loser of a state!


  4. Always good to be reminded that the average white male Southern Baptist lacks frontal lobes and opposable thumbs.

  5. So Huck (and the other Republican candidates) thinks the members of the Supreme Court are tyrants and government is evil? And yet they aspire to the highest office in the country. Sure, that’s not a recipe for disaster.

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