Obama Health Care Reform Ruling: Appeals Court Upholds Law

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    Another victory for Obama. Of course, the SCOTUS will ultimately decide the fate of the individual mandate, but perhaps this ruling by a conservative-leaning fed court is indicative of how the SCOTUS will rule.

     
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    The Hill has a decent overview of the situation, including the significance of the decision's author:

    And a bit on the content of the decision:

    And though the decision wasn't unanimous, the lone holdout simply thought the case shouldn't be taken up prior to 2014.

     
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    “It suffices for this case to recognize, as noted earlier, that the health insurance market is a rather unique one, both because virtually everyone will enter or affect it, and because the uninsured inflict a disproportionate harm on the rest of the market as a result of their later consumption of health care services,” Silberman wrote.

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