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

ResistWeMuch Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 2:55 AM
Erik008 wrote: "Tbaggers dont even have a clue why they hate Obamacare other than its Romneys idea. And Rush tells them to be mad." Solid, non-partisan evidence please? Am I against the NHS? Did Obama create the NHS? Am I against Medicare? Did Obama create Medicare? Am I against Medicaid? Did Obama create Medicaid? Am I against Social Security? Did Obama create Social Security? Am I against MittMare? Did Obama create MittMare? If I had been a citizen at the time, would I have been against EMTALA? Did Obama sign EMTALA into law? If I had been a citizen at the time, would I have supported Medicare Part D? Did Obama create Medicare Part D?

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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