It’s a Tax, Stupid

The Obamacare SCOTUS ruling came down today. The big take-away is that the mandate requiring all Americans to buy health insurance stood, but only as a tax, not as a provision of the Commerce or Necessary and Proper Clauses of the Constitution. Could this be the future of social legislation? Using the tax code to enforce/discourage certain behaviors/beliefs instead of the rule of law? Disturbing…

Initial reaction here. Much more to come.

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4 Comments

  1. Obi's Sister said,

    June 29, 2012 at 7:42 pm

    Yes, I agree. But even as a closet statist, he’s fired up Obama’s opponents better than DWS with a cattle prod.

  2. June 30, 2012 at 1:52 pm

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  3. Obi's Sister said,

    June 30, 2012 at 4:13 pm

    And you’re not bad for a Gator,either.


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