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      nubro

      Forgive me if I trust a Supreme Court Justice’s interpretation of the Constitution over your community college level understanding of it.

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      PhrattyPrep

      In regard to the “tax vs. mandate” ruling, there could be unforeseen advantages for the Republican Party both in the upcoming election and throughout the next four years. A few would be:
      1. A galvanization of the party along with a strong draw to the moderates to vote with the GOP.
      2. Because it is a tax it may be found to be much easier to repeal by congress alone than by having to go through two branches of government.
      3. Financially it will fail rapidly and force by its failure alone a repeal of its own legislation.
      4. It has the potential to turn many non-liberal/financially conservative Democrats to the GOP in November after two months of having their incomes stifled.

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      PIKEpledge

      ^ exactly. He named a mandate a “tax” so it’s legal if you call it a tax and illegal if you call it a mandate. That’s like me murdering someone(which is obviously illegal) but if someone says I “killed” him it’s somehow legal all of the sudden given a different word. It’s the same fucking thing!

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      Fratthew_Sperry

      ^Which he had no right to do,because as a judge, he takes the current law, whose authors said multiple times “it was not a tax”, reviews it, and makes a decision. He is not supposed to make his own definitions to any of the clauses.

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      Fratthew_Sperry

      Fundamentally, it is unconstitutional. The Obama campaign said themselves that “the ACA is in no way a tax”. Chief Justice Roberts took it upon himself to say, no, it is a tax. That is judicial activism, the opposite of being a referee.

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      Fratthew_Sperry

      ^What RushFratbaugh said was completely spot on with conservative principles. The Supreme Court and all of its proceedings are a conservative philosophy (checks and balances). But the issue with his argument is that nothing like that was seen in this case. Roberts did not act as a referee here, but as a lawmaker.

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      elizabeth1

      ^^Actually, he did have the right to do that. Current constitutional law says that the Court can disregard the designated name Congress gives an exaction (whether they call it a penalty or a tax) and look at the substance and application to determine what it is. It’s called federalism and checks and balances. If Congress could call an exaction whatever they wanted and the Court, an equal branch, was powerless to say otherwise, Congress would have an unchecked power. Appreciate the fact that there are nuances in the law that you know nothing about unless you study this stuff and have some respect for the Supreme Court.

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      sperryville

      One of Obama’s major arguments in getting moderates to support it was that it would not be a tax on the middle class. The Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the ACA is indeed, a tax on the middle class, thus proving Obama to be a liar. Their decision might actually provide a brilliant opportunity for the Republicans this election season and it would be great if they could capitalize on it.

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      PIKEpledge

      ^^ Rush Fratbaugh. You have the name of the most conservative talk show host in America and you are making liberal comments on the most conservative web site on the web! Fuck you.

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      RushFratbaugh

      No, he did his job by upholding a law that conflicted with his personal views. The supreme court’s job is to referee, not to be a player. The ACA was a constitutional law and therefore was enforced by the supreme court. If you really loved America so fucking much, you’d actually be happy that the only institution whose function is to be free of politicization is still functioning as such. If you want to repeal the ACA, perform your obligation as a citizen and cast a fucking vote for someone who will vote to do so.

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    RAPisFRAT

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    Sasha_

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