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Conservatives Should Tone Down Criticism of Roberts

Robert125 Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 7:59 AM
While I do not agree with that you have written, you are correct in one aspect, he has lifted the lid off of the tax machine, and indicated the government has the power to tax the citizens to death. That is among the reasons we have the constitution, is to limit the power of government, and now the majority of the court agrees with unlimited governmental power. That was and is a terrifying thought, and those in power will use that thought to finish the destruction of this once great country. There is no longer any hope for this country under its present leadership.

Conservatives are apoplectic that John Roberts, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, sided with the liberal wing of the court in largely upholding the constitutionality of The Affordable Care Act (ACA). Their rhetoric has been filled with invective and they have described Roberts as “a traitor to his philosophy” who is “forever stained in the eyes of Conservatives.” His opinion has been called “the worst kind of judicial activism” and characterized as “a 21st century Dred Scott decision.”

You get the picture. In joining the majority in upholding Obamacare, Roberts has become the Benedict Arnold of the Bench.

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