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Obamacare pre-decision commentary: the left at its most juvenile

(Paul Mirengoff) George Will writes about the left’s laughable attempt to “put the squeeze” on Chief Justice Roberts in the Obamcare case. Liberals are, in Will’s words, “waging an embarrassingly obvious campaign, hoping he will buckle beneath the pressure of their disapproval and declare Obamacare constitutional.” It’s a familiar tactic, used in school cafeterias across the land: If y
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Did deeming the individual mandate a tax promote the democratic process?

US Politics / Conservative : Power Line (2 years ago)

(Paul Mirengoff) Chief Justice Roberts found the individual mandate in Obamacare constitutional because he concluded that the mandate could be considered a tax, and that Congress has the power to tax the decision not to purchase hea... Read Post

Why Chief Justice Roberts Won't Side with the Liberals on Obamacare

US Politics / Conservative : NRO: The Corner (2 years ago)

As we’ve discussed before, Chief Justice Roberts is likely to write the Obamacare opinion for the majority. There’s been some speculation that Roberts could vote with the liberals, if Kennedy voted with them as well, so that Roberts... Read Post

The Obamacare decision as the “Compromise of 2012?? – let’s hope not

US Politics / Conservative : Power Line (2 years ago)

(Paul Mirengoff) Rumor has it that Chief Justice Roberts changed his vote in the Obamacare case. Even if he did, that leaves open the question of why. Most observers think he changed it for political reasons. For example Charles Lan... Read Post


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