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Chief Justice John Roberts: Trojan Horse?

Gary634 Wrote: Jul 02, 2012 11:23 AM
I've read that Robert's is attempting to force the Democrats to look bad. If that's so, I wish he'd found a different way to do it, because I, for one, need yearly appointments, with a neurologist as well as bi-annual appointments, with a neuro-surgeon. I cannot imagine being told I can no longer go to the two good doctors I have, because an idiot, who cannot open his own cardoor, demands I see some other doctor.

Conservatives are scratching their heads trying to figure out why Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Roberts voted with the four liberal Justices on the Court 5-4 to uphold the constitutionality of the most controversial part of Obamacare. Even swing vote Justice Anthony Kennedy voted against it. The Obamacare individual mandate requires all Americans to purchase health insurance by 2014 or face jail time or huge monetary penalties.

The majority decision, written by Roberts, characterizes the mandate as a tax permissible under the constitution's Tax Clause. But what if someone chooses not to buy health insurance, resulting in...

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