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

F_This Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 9:42 PM
Isn't it illegal for Kagan to vote on a bill that she wrote? Therefore, the vote stands 4-4, not 5-4.
myer Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 10:09 PM
Well that puts a different perspective on it.

You ought to alert the media. Or maybe not

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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