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July 02, 2013

Obama Will Delay Implementation of Employer Mandate Until 2015 Due to Strenuous Complaints from Businesses

I suppose my question, a little bit later, would be "From where does he derive the right to unilaterally change his misbegotten law without Congressional action? Just because his law is so horribly screwed up he thinks he has the unilateral power to alter it?"

No. It requires Congressional action. And Congress should repeal it.

But for now, I suppose, let's just notice the headline news.

Businesses wonít be penalized next year if they donít provide workers health insurance after the Obama administration decided to delay a key requirement under its health-care law, two administration officials said.

The decision will come in regulatory guidance to be issued later this week. It addresses vehement complaints from employer groups about the administrative burden of reporting requirements, though it may also affect coverage provided to some workers.

The two officials, who asked not to be identified to discuss the move ahead of its announcement, said the administration decided to wait until 2015 before enforcing the employer mandate in order to simplify reporting requirements and give businesses more time to adapt their health-care coverage.

I also notice that this unilateral executive decision puts off the effects of this destructive legislation until after the 2014 elections.

Perhaps we shouldn't permit this.

Precedent: If Obama can change the law by whim according to his political needs by unilateral executive action, doesn't that mean that a conservative president can do so as well?







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