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#1 Regardless of the motives or lack thereof on the part of Chief Justice Roberts or the potential precedent that may or may not be set, the fact of the matter is that the curtain has been drawn back on the hypocrisy, outright lies, and devious tactics that unfolded during the entire process, as well as the unsustainable cost and loss of individual liberty -- all of which Obama must now openly defends.
Certainly no great surprise to anyone here.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-07-03 11:07||
#2 Does no good to pull back the curtain if that's what people want. God help us come election day.
Posted by gorb 2012-07-03 12:12||
#3 gorb, I fear a majority of our people have come to realize their inferiority, and lacking ability to excell on their individual merits are banding together to claim uniformity and mediocrity for all. Of course, being inferior, they fail to realize that their state of being in the collective will be lower than their individual state would have been without the collective (for most, anyway.) It's a strange alliance between the sheep and their 'shepherds' - the 'elite' who are so supremely (and wrongly) confident that they know all the answers.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-07-03 13:01||
#4 Nice article, however: The past six weeks have sealed his fate, as American citizens concerned about the future of the nation will turn out in massive numbers to vote in November. I'm not aware of any vast number of potential American voters who are actually THAT concerned about the future of the nation.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2012-07-03 13:06||
#5 If Obama isn't defeated in November, all hell is likely to break loose.
If Mitt wins in November, all hell is likely to break loose.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-07-03 13:07||
#6 the motives ... of Chief Justice Roberts
Looking from outside in, it seems to me that Justice Roberts is saying "Stop hiding behind SCOTUS like a scared kid hides from a playground bully behind a teacher. Go out there and take back your government. 'Drive the Democrats before you, and hear the wailing and lamentation of their Public Employee Unions!'"
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-07-03 15:22||
#7 If one or the other wins by a landslide we might see a small migration leaving to Canada.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-07-03 15:33||
#8 If one or the other wins by a landslide we might see a small migration leaving to Canada.
Still waiting for Alec Baldwin to move.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2012-07-03 15:48||
#9 g(r)omgoru, that's how I read it too. But whether or not that's what Roberts meant, it's what we've got to do going forward.
Posted by lotp 2012-07-03 15:57||
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-07-03 16:13||
#11 grom, see Holmes: "if my fellow citizens want to go to Hell I will help them. Its my job."
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2012-07-03 18:28||
#12 Part of the discussion about the Obamacare decision is based on the assumption that Champ would have accepted an adverse Supreme Court decision as binding. There's nothing in Champ's record to support that assumption. I certainly would have preferred the decision coming down the other way, but sooner or later we were going to be about where we are now.
I think Justice Roberts is an honorable man who lost sight of the fact that he was dealing with thugs. Scalia never makes that mistake.
Posted by Matt 2012-07-03 20:16||