Saturday, November 26, 2011

Obamacare Gets Right Wing Judge Thumbs Up

"That a direct requirement for most Americans to purchase any product or service seems an intrusive exercise of legislative power surely explains why Congress has not used this authority before - but that seems to us a political judgment rather than a recognition of constitutional limitations..."
Judge Laurence Silberman, upholding Obamacare

Obama apologists may cite this appeals court ruling opinion in defense of Obamacare. But the fact that one of the most notorious ultra right judges has put his stamp of approval on a health care planned designed by right wing think tanks only underscores the reactionary nature of the legislation...

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