Today~ The ObamaCare Decision: Be Prepared
By Rey Johnson and Alice Linahan
“..around 10:30am EDT, the Democrat-left-media complex will launch the most aggressive and sustained attack on the institution of the Supreme Court in the history of our Republic. When the Court throws out at least some portion of ObamaCare tomorrow, President Obama and his partisans on the left and in the media will effectively declare war on the third co-equal branch of government and seek, in every possible way, to undermine the legitimacy of the Court. ” (excerpt from “Democrats’ Bad Bet Comes Due Tomorrow” by Mike Flynn)
Additionally, the House of Representatives will vote on a resolution to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for his continued stonewalling on the Fast and Furious investigation. This too will be a target for media attacks throughout the day.
As conservatives, we can respond to these false narratives and work to spread the truth in our circle of influence and online. One important way that we can do this is through the use of social media – especially Facebook and Twitter. To help you do that, the rest of this article contains a brief overview of what will happen on each of these issues, as well as some sources to keep you updated on what’s going on and help you spread the word with social media.
At 10am EST (9am Central), the Supreme Court will release its long-awaited decision about The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – aka ObamaCare. In the decision, the Court will decide questions on three major parts of ObamaCare – the individual mandate, Medicaid expansion, and severability. It is likely that some, or all, of ObamaCare could be struck down, while it is also possible that it could be upheld in its entirety. If the law is struck down in whole or in part, media attacks will be directed against an “activist” Court, as well as conservatives who opposed the bill. If the bill is upheld, then it will likely be portrayed as vindication of the bill and Obama Administration, while, in reality, the Court is only deciding whether or not the bill is constitutional – not whether or not it is the right solution for health care reform.
Fast and Furious & Contempt Vote
Also the House of Representatives will vote on a resolution to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for continued stonewalling on the Fast and Furious investigation. This resolution already made it out of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which has been conducting the investigation into Fast and Furious. The media will likely attempt to spin this as the White House has – as a politically motivated distraction. However, by doing so, they are distracting from the fact that Attorney General Eric Holder is refusing to work with Congress and turn over documents relating to how the U.S. Department of Justice provided guns to drug cartels that were used to murder U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. That is the issue at hand – the stonewalling of the Justice Department.
You can watch the proceedings in the House live at
Call to Action – How To Help
Use Facebook and Twitter to SHARE information about both of these as they happen and watch for and respond to false attacks and information that others share. On Twitter, this is especially important because it is likely that both of these will be trending at some point during the day and will garner significant attention.
Also, be sure to follow @AliceLinahan and @Rey_Johnson on Twitter as we provide updates and more information throughout the day.
Below are links to more information on each topic that you can post to Facebook and Tweet: (links have been shortened to make them easy to Tweet)
Video: Obamacare’s Impact on Seniors – YouTube
Morning Bell: Protecting Religious Liberty from Obamacare
The Case Against Obamacare, on Abortion
Side Effects: Under Obamacare, 29.4 Million Americans Will Change Health Plans Each Year
Five Devastating Effects Obamacare Will Have on Young Adults
Study in crony capitalism: ObamaCare and Big Pharma « Hot Air
Health Reform and the Impact of Extending Dependent Coverage to Age 26
On Fast and Furious & Contempt Vote
Information from Committee and LIVE STREAM of Vote
Fast and Furious: Covering up the Death of a U.S. Agent
“From ‘Hope’ to Hypocrisy: Executive Privilege and Transparency” – YouTube
Dem Rep Hoyer Readies Constituents: Some Dems Will Charge Holder With Contempt Tomorrow
Again – Follow Follow @AliceLinahan
throughout the day for updates as each of these develop.