Originally posted by OutKast Searcher
Originally posted by jam321
It is a tax is what I heard.
Yes...every single station I had on came out and said it was struck down...talk about them jumping the gun (and me too)
Originally posted by Rockpuck
reply to post by Ben81
Who knows? No one can even decide on what the SCOTUS has said much less what will be implemented.
Originally posted by macman
We are screwed as a Nation.
Now the Govt can dictate what you have to purchase.
Nanny Govt just grew in size 100%
Originally posted by Ookie
It is a tax I will never pay. Ever. Period end of discussion. I am not being forced to buy something. I will fight it with all my being. I asked over and over and I will ask again here, what document do those bozos read from? It can't be the constitution unless they have a different one than I do. Those "justices" need to tarred and feathered. TODAY. This cannot stand. It just can't. They do not have the right to tell me what I have to buy. No court can give them that right. No matter what. I'd rather go to jail.
Originally posted by kosmicjack
I really don't see how auto insurance can be mandated but to do so with health care is unconstitutional? Uninsured citizens cost the industry billions and raise the health care costs for the rest of us. If one is unconstitutional shouldn't the other also be unconstitutional?
Furthermore I'm disgusted that nine individuals decide the entire direction of our country.
ETA: CNN: Court may uphold the mandate through a tax clause....edit on 6/28/2012 by kosmicjack because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by TheRedneck
As I am understanding this, it can be upheld if it is a tax, which pretty much means insurance will have to be administered through taxation itself instead of requiring individuals to buy private insurance. The law is constitutional if re-written in that manner, unconstitutional if requiring individuals to purchase their own insurance.
Confusing, but that's what I get.