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

TaxFree1031 Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 11:09 AM
Many companies will pay the tax and drop their employee health insurance, since the tax is cheaper than the insurance. Those employees will now have to fund 100% of their health insurance.
THE_independent Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 11:12 AM
so like union members, that should make you happy!

or you are only happy when CEO's get free health care!
bizowner Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 11:22 AM
There is no such thing as free health care.

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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