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Chief Justice John Roberts: Trojan Horse?

Jay520 Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 11:25 AM
Taxes can't be waived. Penalties are waived. You can't give waivers for a tax. You can waive a penalty. Obama would waive iincome taxes for everyone who votes Democrat, if he could.

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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