Health care to go to SCOTUS

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    The Obama administration chose not to ask the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals to re-hear a pivotal health reform case Monday, signaling that it’s going to ask the Supreme Court to decide whether President Barack Obama’s health reform law is constitutional.

    The move puts the Supreme Court in the difficult position of having to decide whether to take the highly politically charged case in the middle of the presidential election.



    Read more: Health reform lawsuit appears headed for Supreme Court - Jennifer Haberkorn - POLITICO.com
     
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    Bring it on
     
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    Bear in mind that this is NOT about the entire health reform law. Only the part that requires people to take personal responsibility and do the right thing by purchasing HC and to stop expecting the rest of us to pay for their medical treatment.

    From the OP link...........

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    Yeah, because if the scotus follows the constitution, they will overthrow the part of the law in question.
     
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    Is that the decision that threw out the whole law, because the 'mandate' was considered inseparable by the court?
     
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    Wow. If Obamacare goes to the SC in, say, September 2012????? Wow.
     
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    And IF that part of the LAW is determined to be unConstitutional? The whole law to Obama will be worthless. They are counting on it to FUND it. The whole social experiment will be dead with NO funding except the $500BN diverted from Medicare.
     
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    from the link in the OP...
    Possibly they thought they were going to lose, and rather than take that chance and certainly affect Obama's re-election chances, they decided to send it to the SCOTUS, hoping to draw it out as long as possible, maybe even until after the election.
     

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