Thanks to Chief Justice Roberts' turncoat decision to side with the liberals on the Supreme Court, Obamacare is not only constitutional, but it has become the biggest tax increase in history.
The Congressional Budget Office in March predicted Obamacare will cost $1.76 trillion over 10 years -- double what it was sold as costing. The Heritage Foundation calculated that under Obamacare, the average cost of insurance for a full-time worker will go up by $5.51 an hour.
This is despite President Obama's assurances that the health care act was in no way, nuh-uh, couldn't-possibly-be-construed-as a tax increase:
"... For us to say that you've got to take a responsibility to get health insurance is absolutely not a tax increase. What it's saying is, is that we're not going to have other people carrying your burdens for you anymore than the fact that right now everybody in America, just about, has to get auto insurance. Nobody considers that a tax increase. People say to themselves, that is a fair way to make sure that if you hit my car, that I'm not covering all the costs. ... You can't just make up that language and decide that that's called a tax increase."
But that's precisely what Roberts and the liberal justices did. Roberts even admitted that under the Commerce Clause, the individual mandate is unconstitutional.
Then he turned around and decided that it was exactly what Obama claimed it was not and what the law itself never claimed to be -- a tax increase, which is squarely within Congress' authority to levy.
Like Darth Sidious, Roberts and the liberal justices have taken an unconstitutional law and "made it legal" through twisted logic.
This entire fraud that is "affordable" health care was perpetrated with the notion that health care would be provided to the uninsured for free. It's anything but free, and more people are likely to find themselves uninsured as employers drop health plans altogether.
Those who can't afford health insurance, who were supposed to be helped by the law, will be the likeliest group to be facing fines.
With the ruling today, the Supreme Court has not only endorsed this tragedy of a law, it has endorsed all the secret meetings, bribery, threats, "deeming" of laws to have passed that were never voted on, passing of a bill that hasn't been written and other corruption that went into it.
Lay this all at the feet of those who voted for Obama. He promised to change America. Well, congratulations to the Left, America is surely different today.