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

Bear Trax Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 7:22 AM
Remember way back before yesterday's ruling, when democrats were decrying 5 to 4 decisions as themselves unconstitutional? My how one vote can change one's attitude.

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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