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

Michael610 Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 7:46 AM
Case 1: You and your family have an insurance plan through work. Outcome: Your employer gets a larger tax subsidy for the plan. This may or may not increase your income.
8411c Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 8:17 AM
You throw around the word "subsidy" like the money's free. It's not. The taxpayers pay for "subsidy". Other people's money. Get it?

How about the government just get the hell out of the insurance business, hmmm? How about the government allow purchases across state lines as well as addressing tort reform? That costs the taxpayers nothing. But that wouldn't do, would it? Hell, that would force the Feds to find some other way to spend all that extra money, wouldn't it?

I'm sick of the Feds, both parties, and the whole charade called politics. I think the Several States should secede, and we'll take our Constitution with us, thank you very much. See how long the liberals last in their precious utopia without taxpayers to foot the bills.

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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