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  • Jcurrie6

    This sounds good, but does it matter that scotus voted 5/4
    for a tax not under the commerce clause?

  • Gary Sager

    Doesn’t this open up the possibility the Federal government can now tax anything?

    • Doublestuff1621

      The Federal government already has that power; i.e. telephone,cable,gasoline, etc. This ruling just makes it clear this is a tax. The Dems have repeatedly said it was not a tax. As a tax law it can be repealed by 51 votes in the Senate rather than 67 votes. Another point is that taxes should by Constitution be voted first in the House, not the senate as this was. 

  • chrisfuture

    Spot on. If anything, this will likely rev up the anti-ObamaCare supporters even more. The law is completely untenable without the Medicare funding, so as you say, its prospects are dim.

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