Stop Medicaid expansions and defund ObamaCare

Mark Levin posted on Facebook back on Nov. 3, 2010, “How to defund Obamacare. You read it here first.” On Levin’s facebook posting is a link to a New England Journal of Medicine Perspective Oct. 28, 2010 article by Henry J. Aaron, Ph.D., “The Midterm Elections – High Stakes for Health Policy.” ACA will transform […]

The story of Ryan Ferguson: wrongly convicted of murder, can’t get released from prison

In politics, we often discuss the term “judicial activism” or its antonym, “judicial restraint,” in civil cases where one party deems a judge’s decision as an attempt to force a social or political agenda versus following the letter of the law. We spend far less time on judicial activism, or the lack thereof, within the […]

Our 2012 Top Stories and Year In Review

This past year has been huge for The Brenner Brief. Let us take you through the progress made over the last few months. Through September, this was primarily Sara Marie Brenner‘s personal blog with 5-10 posts each month and just a few hundred monthly visitors. In October we only had 30 posts, but we hit […]

SCOTUS: No Action On Gay Marriage

The Supreme Court took no action on the ten same-sex marriage cases currently before the court, according to SCOTUSblog. The next opportunity for the Court to issue orders will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday. Nothing has ruled out the possibility that some actions on same-sex marriage could be announced at that time, although there is […]

Roberts’ Rules – Or Lack Thereof: The SCOTUS’ Ruling on Obamacare — Part I

Most freedom loving Americans responded with a jaw-dropping feeling of horror when we learned last Thursday that Chief Justice Roberts had taken it upon himself to save Obamacare. As conservatives, we frequently complain about activist judges – never did we think that one who was appointed by our most recent Republican President would rewrite the […]

Obama to Brewer: "Drop Dead!"

Earlier this week, the Court released a ruling on Arizona’s SB 1070 – the law that would allow the Arizona police to ask for someone’s papers if they are stopped for otherwise breaking the law and may be illegal. Arizona’s Governor Jan Brewer has said that this is the “heart of the bill,” even though […]