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

thethinwhiteduke007 Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 7:15 PM
as Jeffersn Davis once said..."all we ask is to be left alone."
LuckyLarue Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 7:33 PM
Just for clarification: Are you invoking the memory of Jefferson Davis to your cause? Because if you are, then I expect you (out of intellectual honesty, if nothing else) to forego laying claim to Abraham Lincoln. Ok?
Elizabeth420 Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 7:48 PM
LL: No, why can't you accept the idea of humans as flawed & frail creatures & wholly
incapable of creating the conditions of a utopian paradise on earth?
byeBarry Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 7:17 PM
progs don't understand that!
LuckyLarue Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 7:26 PM
Most liberals (The radical ones - I think of them as herbal teabaggers in much the same way I think of your side as teabaggers) would argue the same about you: Team GOP implements laws that restrict women's rights, force the teaching of creationism, and ban books.

I don't think the herbal teabaggers are devoid of understanding anymore than I think you are devoid of understanding. You just aren't willing to accept different perspectives as legitimate.
Elizabeth420 Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 7:36 PM
LL: We would be willing to entertain a different perspective if there were any
substance to that divergent opinion or point of view.
USMC2531 Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 7:43 PM
restrict womens rights?

please be SPECIFIC

didnt think so

lucky? yes you are now you get OTHERS topay for your laziness and selfishness and stupidity

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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