I think that one word is enough to get the comments section hopping with activity. There’s probably no more divisive topic in the country lately than this, with the possible exception of Spiderman 3.
I’m really (no, seriously) not here to tell you one way or the other whether Obamacare will be good or bad. I keep those calls to myself. (Not that you guys should hold back with your comments!) But here’s what I thought was really interesting.
Judge Roberts decided to rule that it is constitutional but he did it in such a weird way. One the one hand he called it a tax and on the other not. Basically it’s like this:
– If it’s a tax, then it can’t be brought to court until someone pays it. So he said it’s not a tax.
– If it’s not a tax, then it’s unconstitutional under the Commerce clause. So he said it is a tax.
What?? That’s some Jedi mind trick stuff he pulled. I guess I get what he’s saying but when you need to twist into such strange positions to get something through, maybe it’s a sign to take a step back and rethink things.
What do you guys think? I know some of you have been dying for a chance to rant about Obamacare so here you go. The floor is yours.