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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