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|User Info||Atlanta Appeals Court Crushes Obamacare Argument; entered at 2011-08-13 15:03:41|
Registered: 2010-06-10 Denver, CO
However, this ruling, assuming it is upheld, will end Obamacare anyway, since should the remainder of the law stand it will destroy the private health insurance marketplace...And thereby "force" the government to step in and "save health care" with a massive government-run single-payer system ala Canada or Europe...which is what the libbies wanted all along!
See, they knew they didn't have the votes for a single-payer system, so Obamacare was a compromise...albeit one designed to, eventually, make it so tough for private insurers to continue to do business that, one by one, they would pack up and exit the business, forcing the outcome they really wanted (and all the drawbacks it entails).
Striking down the individual mandate, without eighty-sixing the rest of the Obamacare law, just makes that process happen faster. This decision has "Pyrrhic victory" written all over it.