Per rikyrah’s hat tip & request
UPDATE THE POTUS SPEAKS
Supreme Court upholds health-care law, individual mandate
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the individual health-insurance mandate that is at the heart of President Obama’s landmark health-care law, saying the mandate is permissible under Congress’s taxing authority.
The potentially game-changing, election-year decision — a major victory for the White House less than five months before the November elections –will help redefine the power of the national government and affect the health-care choices of millions of Americans.
*Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. sided with the majority in voting to uphold the law, Obama’s signature domestic initiative.
March 21, 2010: “Watching the historic House vote on a television in the Roosevelt Room, the President and Vice President applauded after the bill passed. It was an emotional conclusion to an almost year-long battle to pass health care reform.” (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Can’t wait to see today’s reaction!
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Today is a HISTORICAL day for America. Thank you, SCOTUS and President Obama!
IT’S CONSTITUTIONAL, MOFOS; GET OVER IT!