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

GuitarManG Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 10:27 AM
Watch the stock market tank after this news.
theerighthstuff Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 10:30 AM
WRONG! If anything, health care stocks will rise since Obamacare will give those companies millions of new custumers.
Laura_in_FL Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 10:32 AM
Millions of customers with less money in their pocket. My healthcare spending went from three thousand a year before this monstrosity to over 8 thousand a year!

Again - we live in a nation of idjits.
anderson659 Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 10:33 AM
You progressives are economic illiterates, the stock market is already tanking.

Recovered Lib Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 2:49 PM
Uhm, the stocks DID plummet right after the ruling.

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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