OBAMACARE RULING - JOHN BERLAU & MARK BEATTY
Spectator.org: Obamatax Apologists
However flawed Roberts' tax justification is – and it is extremely flawed – it does put some limit on the government's power in enacting such mandates. It means that any punishment beyond taxation, such as large fines or criminal penalties, would likely be struck down. The other concession Roberts seemed to be reaching for is best called "truth in advertising." It means that the decision of the Obama administration to finally admit before the Court that the law was just one big tax hike will have political costs. > Read the full commentary at Spectator.org
CEI Liberty Week Podcast -June 28, 2012: The Health Care Decision
General Counsel Sam Kazman shares his thoughts on the Supreme Court’s health care decision, the Commerce Clause, Congress’ taxation power, and more. > Listen to the podcast
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