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Supreme Court Opens Door to Another Challenge to ObamaCare
Fox News ^ | 10/2/2012

Posted on 10/02/2012 1:01:24 PM PDT by Southnsoul

Tucked inside the Supreme Court's lengthy list of orders on Monday was an indication that the fight over President Obama's health care law soon could be back before the high court.

Since the court's June decision upholding the law's individual mandate to buy insurance, one of the first Obamacare plaintiffs has been fighting for a new hearing on challenges to other portions of the law.

Liberty University, a Christian college in Virginia, has been fighting the employer mandate since the law was enacted, while challenging the law on other constitutional grounds. The school got as far as the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, which refused to hear the merits of the case. That federal court decided that the original Liberty University lawsuit was barred because of the Anti-Injunction Act, which would block any challenge to a "tax" before a taxpayer actually pays it, in this case referring to the penalties associated with failing to obtain health insurance.

In June, the Supreme Court ruled that the Anti-Injunction Act did not serve as a barrier to lawsuits challenging the health care law. On that basis, Liberty University immediately petitioned the court to allow it to renew its original case.

On Monday, the Supreme Court noted the university's renewed request and gave the administration 30 days to respond to the request, suggesting that the justices are taking the Liberty request seriously.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obamacare; scotusobamacare

1 posted on 10/02/2012 1:01:27 PM PDT by Southnsoul
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To: Southnsoul

I applaud the effort, but color me cynical.


2 posted on 10/02/2012 1:14:54 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Southnsoul

this part should be a slam dunk...especially its been ruled as a “tax”....

“Tax-raising Affordable Care Act started in wrong house of Congress...”

http://www.pacificlegal.org/releases/PLF-suit-Tax-raising-Affordable-Care-Act-started-in-wrong-house-of-Congress


3 posted on 10/02/2012 1:15:22 PM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: mo

I thought Reid took a House Bill, gutted it, changed it’s name to Affordable Care Act with 0bamacare contents. Done. Reid is a sheister.


4 posted on 10/02/2012 1:17:57 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Huskrrrr

Cynical?
How about disgusted with the Judiciary, Congress, Senate, Presidency and especially the American people?


5 posted on 10/02/2012 1:23:35 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

SCOTUS has ruled that adding amendments to a bill that have nothing to do with the original bill is a valid way for the Senate to get around revenue raising bills having to originate in the House.

But the bill they ruled on still contained the original parts - the new revenue stuff was tacked on.

Reid tossed out the entire bill and substituted the Odingocare verbage. That’s much different, and SCOTUS could rule it’s a no-no.

Not that I’m holding my breath...


6 posted on 10/02/2012 1:32:49 PM PDT by green iguana
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To: Southnsoul
Expecting anything sensible from the Supreme Court is a joke.
7 posted on 10/02/2012 1:36:17 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Southnsoul

8 posted on 10/02/2012 1:37:05 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: mo
Tax-raising Affordable Care Act started in wrong house of Congress

Did Roberts care?

9 posted on 10/02/2012 1:41:51 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Southnsoul

John Roberts should be imprisoned for treason!


10 posted on 10/02/2012 1:42:22 PM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Logical me

Wasn’t a tax until Roberts said it was last June.


11 posted on 10/02/2012 1:45:56 PM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

As I recall, under the rules of the Senate, an amendment in the form of a substitute can be sent to the House if voted in the affirmative in that chamber.


12 posted on 10/02/2012 1:51:16 PM PDT by Zman (Liberals: denying reality since Day One.)
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To: Joe Boucher

Yes to all!


13 posted on 10/02/2012 1:55:14 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: green iguana

“Reid tossed out the entire bill and substituted the Odingocare verbage.”

So he just kept the cover sheet? How could they possibly let that fly?


14 posted on 10/02/2012 2:31:34 PM PDT by redtetrahedron ("Before I formed thee in the bowels of thy mother, I knew thee" - Jer 1:5)
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To: Huskrrrr

Me too.
Is this really more than a waste of time and money?
Roberts has proven his allegiance.
Do we really think he is going to help the case against Obamacare in any way at this point?
I think not.


15 posted on 10/02/2012 2:40:15 PM PDT by a real Sheila (RYAN/romney 2012)
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To: Huskrrrr

Me too.
Is this really more than a waste of time and money?
Roberts has proven his allegiance to “the won.”
Do we really think he is going to help the case against Obamacare in any way at this point?
I think not.


16 posted on 10/02/2012 2:40:29 PM PDT by a real Sheila (RYAN/romney 2012)
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To: mo

don’t you know it was only a TAX when being a tax served its purpose. Now it is a FEE once again.

Makes my freaking head spin.


17 posted on 10/02/2012 2:41:55 PM PDT by a real Sheila (RYAN/romney 2012)
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To: Southnsoul

Chief Injustice Roberts will need another trip to Man’s Country with Barry to ensure the law is upheld once again as constitutional.

Despite her flaws, Harriet Miers would have been unlikely to have voted for this travesty.


18 posted on 10/02/2012 2:46:59 PM PDT by peyton randolph (FUBO and his wookie beard)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

he did. However the method he used has not been tested at the USSC. Many think it will fail.

I am more a 50/50 guy. Depends on Roberts.


19 posted on 10/02/2012 2:50:44 PM PDT by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: green iguana

Hoping SCOTUS will create a bright shining line for future Congresses to violate is an utter fantasy.

Santa’s more realistic.

The judicial method is over. Waivers are the only swift solution. They’ll restore federalism and then our Congress can follow.

Wouldn’t it be great to have four years of GOP contol of government?


20 posted on 10/02/2012 6:37:11 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Southnsoul

Al this will take almost a year to accomplish.

It goes back to the Fourth Circuit is the SC agrees to hear tha challenge, then possibly back to the SC to decide.

A year, I guess, is known as being on the “fast track”.

It makes me think I am Charlie Brown with Lucy holding the football....again.

We cannot wait another year.

Job One in January 2013 is to repeal Obamacare IN ITS ENTIRETY. Nothing is to be allowed to survive.

Start over.

And then we must petition for the removal of Roberts as Chief Justice.

A bill proven unconstitutional on two grounds, CANNOT be constitutional, as a tax or not as a tax.

Roberts failed the Court, the nation, and the Constitution.

He can never be trusted with the responsibilities of Chief Justice ever again.


21 posted on 10/02/2012 6:48:50 PM PDT by exit82 (Pass the word: Obama is a FAILURE!! Democrats are the enemies of freedom!)
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To: Southnsoul
You're all wrong about Roberts.

But that's okay.

What's not okay is that you don't care that you're wrong about Roberts.

How Chief Justice Roberts Saved America

22 posted on 10/02/2012 9:50:33 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: peyton randolph

Harriet Miers was the one appointed for the spot that ultimately became Alito’s.
Just a reminder.


23 posted on 10/03/2012 5:57:27 AM PDT by Clump ( the tree of liberty is withering like a stricken fig tree)
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To: Talisker
I just finished reading the whole thread. I didn't understand a lot of it; however, I did get the gist of it.

Roberts IS correct, it's our own damn fault and if we DON'T heed what he is telling us, we will be come a police state.

What do we call ourselves.....”the sleeping giant”? Keyword......SLEEPING. WE were asleep at the wheel and allowed this to happen, now we're all pissed off.

For some reason I cannot fathom, WE THE PEOPLE keep voting these traitors into office. Why?

2010 was a great start for us “sleeping giants” who have finally awoken.......The Tea Party, made up of all political groups.

The 16th amendment seemed to have made WE THE PEOPLE virtual slaves (corporations)to the government.

Basically, Roberts called us “doomas’s” (remember the root beer commercial?). WE allowed this to happen and from what I can gather from your post he is WARNING us.

24 posted on 10/03/2012 7:44:23 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Southnsoul

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25 posted on 10/03/2012 7:46:54 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: exit82
And then we must petition for the removal of Roberts as Chief Justice

Good idea! thumbs up!

26 posted on 10/03/2012 11:13:57 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: NoGrayZone; Talisker

Roberts is BS - he sworn in the maggot on Pelosi’s say so - idiot judge that he is - he checked nothing out! He was the one sleeping!


27 posted on 10/03/2012 11:24:33 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name; Talisker

Then WHY do we call ourselves the “sleeping giant”????


28 posted on 10/03/2012 11:35:13 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: NoGrayZone

Where you sleeping in ‘07 ‘08 when barry came on the scene? I wasn’t!

Never thought voters would be taken in with him - obviously, i gave voters/Americans MUCH MORE credit than they deserved and had no idea just how many Americans were so dumb and so easy to deceive.

Seems more like these idiots are the sleeping giants - clueless destroys America - who would have thunk it. Obviously, the left counted on it.

Then add the usual GOP weak candidate and the commie walked off laughing his skinny commie butt off! And proceeded to ignore our Constitution and kill, rob and destroy whatever of America he can.

John 10:10 “The thief/satan comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly”.


29 posted on 10/03/2012 12:24:13 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name

Well good for you! We have named ourselves “the sleeping giant”.

It IS NOT my term, but of those “sleeping at the wheel” while all of this was taking place.

I am NOT directly placing blame on 1 individual. I am placing blame on US...for allowing such a thing to happen!

With Ronald at the wheel, we were “lulled”....and expected things to remain that way.

Guess what....the commies took over in our lull!

My point......NEVER FALL ASLEEP AGAIN!!


30 posted on 10/03/2012 2:32:44 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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