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

ChicagoBob Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 5:10 PM
Since the federal government can now tax for non compliance I say we start with the Liberal Tax. We pass it in the congress based on who you vote for. If you dont vote correctly you are taxed at 100% of your income. This decision was the MOST dangerous decision EVER handed down. It threatens the very LIFE BLOOD of liberty. The ability to TAX for NON compliance is INSANE.

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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