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BREAKING: Obamacare Upheld, 5-4 Decision as Roberts Sides with Liberals

Jake Cutter Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 11:14 AM
Bush paved the way. He gave us the new and improved TSA, Homeland Security and No Child Left Behind. He could have stopped the housing crisis by acting on the warning signs but did not. He also gave us TARP on the way out. He would have bailed out GM if he had stuck around a little longer. God help us.

The verdict is in, and it's a major disappointment to Obamacare opponents.  CNN initially reported that the individual mandate had been struck down under the Commerce Clause, then corrected its reporting: Obamacare has been upheld as a tax.  It looks like Obamacare's Medicaid expansion has been limited, but not struck down.  Chief Justice Roberts has reportedly joined the Left flank of the Court, authoring the decision (the key bits are on pages 31, 32). 

Confirmed:  The decision was 5-4, with Justices Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas and Alito dissenting. According to SCOTUS blog, the four dissenters were prepared to strike...

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