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The Surprising Obamacare Verdict

USGrant1863 Wrote: Jul 02, 2012 8:50 PM
I don't quite agree. Setting the minimum standard for insurance is regulation. I've looked closely at the law and certainly Quaker Colleges end up paying taxes that support the Defense Department. (Your argument.) There's a case to be made that the regulation was targeted at the Catholic Church. On other grounds, religious liberty (America's First Freedom) is already at risk under an opinion written by Scalia that largely leaves religious relief from facially neutral regulations to Congress, hence the importance of exemption clauses. Worry about the likely success of the Bishops before the Courts, but not because the "preventive care services" are a tax but because the level of scrutiny of facially neutral rules is very low.
From the sound of conservatives, Thursday was a day that will live in infamy. The Supreme Court decision upholding Obamacare unleashed a storm of outrage from critics who made it sound like a combination of Pearl Harbor, the Great Depression and the Black Plague.

"We are now becoming Venezuela and on the way to becoming Castro's Cuba," said radio talk show host Michael Savage. My favorite came from a Tea Party organization: "The hideous abomination from hell must be eradicated."

Well, that's one way to look at it. Another way is for advocates of limited power, individual freedom and constitutional government to count...