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The Mob Presses on John Roberts

Panda Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 2:30 AM
The "it's a tax" ruling is indefensible: 1. A penalty (designed to affect behavior) is not a tax (designed to raise revenue). A speeding ticket is a penalty, not a "speeding tax." Roberts knows that not everything resulting in money going to government is a tax. 2. Roberts provided no SCOTUS precedent for equating penalties with taxes! None! 3. By Roberts' "reasoning," government can make us buy anything, as long as we are charged a fee if we refuse. Wow. 4. Finally, Roberts admitted bias against the Court undoing legislation, as this would "do the voters' work for them." DUDE, IF YOU CAN'T UNDO ANYTHING COMING FROM CONGRESS, THEN WHY IS THE COURT EVEN THERE? YOU'RE JUST A RUBBER STAMP! Roberts is an activist judge. Face it.

Is anyone surprised that the ink wasn't dry on Chief Justice John Roberts' incoherent switcheroo before team Obama was again denying Obamacare is a tax? Why did he do it?

There is no doubt that the left waged a war on the court's public image. Just as Obama lectured at the justices during his State of the Union address for the Citizens United decision, so Obama and his media minions prepared for this verdict with blatant mob pressure: Side with us or your image is ruined.

For liberal journalists, repeal of Obamacare was tantamount to a deadly third strike....