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

Jason709 Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 11:47 AM
The I.R.S. is coming for you. ONE OF THE BIGGEST TAX INCREASES IN THE HISTORY OF THE COUNTRY!!
Liz772 Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 11:49 AM
No Jason, the is THE biggest tax increase in American history, and it's going to be placed squarely at the feet of the middle class....the same middle class that 0bama promised he wouldn't raise taxes on...."not by one dime."
0_BAMANATION Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 11:48 AM
They better start constructing Debtors Prisons.

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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