More thoughts on Obamacare

Matthew Hoy
By Matthew Hoy on June 28, 2012

I encourage you to visit the various legal blogs to get well-reasoned analysis of this morning's travesty against the Constitution and the English language. As a layman and someone who respects language and words, a few thoughts:

I wouldn't have been so disappointed with today's ruling if Justice Kennedy had wielded the dagger.

So, instead of expanding the Commerce Clause beyond what it's ever been understood to allow, Chief Justice Roberts decides to extend the federal government's power to tax beyond any understanding.

What is it Congress passed exactly? A penalty or a tax?

What's the weather like in the Land of the Sophists?

So, you can't regulate inactivity, but you can tax it.

Can anyone name something else that's taxed for not buying it? Anything?

If not repealed, I will very likely lose my insurance because of Obamacare. I have a high-deductible, catastrophic policy and a Health Savings Account, neither of which is legal under Obamacare. So much for "if you like your policy, you can keep it."

Mitt Romney needs to update his website.

Addendum (11:36 p.m.): If this is a tax, then it needed to originate in the House. This originated in the Senate. Of course, if you’re going to ignore plain English and read “penalty” as “tax,” the one house of congress probably looks the same as any other.


Press-Did you hear Kamala is not a US citizen?

Trump-"I have no idea if that’s right...I don't know about it"

Kessler-"Trump promotes false claim that Harris might not be a U.S. citizen"

Biden-I went to the border

Kessler-His plane landed in El Paso in 2008, close enough!


Report: Fauci's NIH division shipped part of a $375k grant to "drug beagles and lock their heads in mesh cages filled with hungry sand flies so that the insects could eat them alive" to test a drug.

This is absolutely horrifying and deserves answers.

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