I predicted the mandate would be struck down. I hate being wrong! Oh well. I have a lot of friends on both sides of the aisle and just as many who are Independent. Dems I know, overwhelmingly wanted it replaced with a public option. So they don't like it. Repubs I know are generally so pissed off at its' mere existence, they just want it struck down. Period. Replace it? Okay but they don't even care about health care reform of ANY kind right now. Their focus is on one thing only. Kill ObamaCare. Obviously, they don't like it. Independents overwhelmingly think ObamaCare sucks. We're basically in camps ranging from those of us like me, who would be fine with a public option because we've had government health care in the military and / or abroad. I think this is what Obama should have done. Then people would SEE whether it was as horrible as FOX and the GOP (all of whom ironically, GET government health care) say it is - or whether it's a good thing. Knowledge is power, ignorance is easily manipulated. Oh well. So that's some of us. Other Independents feel almost no change needs to be made but they admit they like the pre-existing conditions thing and also covering kids through college. Congratulations Mr. Obama. Out of 1800 pages, 2 pages make sense. Not impressive. All the other Indies I know are somewhere in between (like opening up Medicare or the GOP exchanges proposed) but they / we all have one thing in common: We hate ObamaCare. This ruling is crap.