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Scalia: Roberts disappointed
him in Obamacare decision

Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/13/2013 7:31:55 PM

For months he´s bobbed and weaved questions about a rift with Chief Justice John Roberts, and now Associate Justice Antonin Scalia is finally conceding that he was disappointed with Roberts´ decision to uphold most of Obamacare last year. "I was disappointed it came out the way it did," he said, the first time he expressed his displeasure with the surprise Roberts decision. But he said Tuesday night during an address to Smithsonian supporters, "I don´t work for him, and he doesn´t work for me." Many conservatives thought Roberts would strike Obama down and there were

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He must have really been upset with him because for him to say anything is extremely unusual. I wish he would have let it rip and condemned Roberts´ outrageous decision, but then he would have behaved like a no class Democrat and tarnished the image of the Supreme Court so I´ll forgive him.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 2/13/2013 7:44:42 PM     (No. 9174946)

Roberts disappointed him, but betrayed We the People. Most of us are trapped by Obamacare, unlike you well-paid SC Justices.
We do not have the luxury of paying for concierge Medical service, or traveling out of country for needed services.
Those of us who have an IQ over room temperature realize the dire consequences of the Roberts opinion. We CANNOT remedy this at the ballot box when half the people are too stupid to comprehend, and the ballot boxes are stuffed with fraudulent votes.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Linder, 2/13/2013 7:47:45 PM     (No. 9174948)

It´s been one big disappointment after defeat after disappointment for Conservatives. Someone please remind me of something that has gone in our favor recently.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Tucker, 2/13/2013 7:48:35 PM     (No. 9174949)

Amen. #1. It is very disheartening when the Chief Justice can´t recognize something that is unConstitutional when almost everyone in the country can. Makes one wonder what really happened.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Dixie, 2/13/2013 7:48:49 PM     (No. 9174950)

I think there was something going on with Roberts.

One obvious thing could be intimidation or bribery on the part of the Administration.

But another might be that Roberts saw a SOTUS ruling coming up as an outcome of ObamaCare that would kill the entire legislation dead.
I did read once that Roberts wanted to see the first person who had to pay a fine for not signing up for ObamaCare in his court.

I´m not knowledgeable enough to have a clue what this might imply...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Penney, 2/13/2013 7:53:30 PM     (No. 9174955)

It disappointed Justice Scalia and mortified the country. 0bamacare needs to be tossed out before it does even more damage throughout the country. We´ve been conned!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Scribelus, 2/13/2013 8:21:06 PM     (No. 9174983)

Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, the Dred Scott Decision. Commensurate with the Obamacare Decision driven by Chief Justice Roberts. Both unworthy of their oaths of office.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: trackman999, 2/13/2013 8:33:23 PM     (No. 9175003)

Roberts was blackmailed. Roberts has two a kids adopted from South America, but they are not from South America. Roberts sold out the country to protect himself.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/13/2013 9:01:38 PM     (No. 9175055)

When Obamacare kicks in and begins killing people due to neglect, sue the govn under the 8th Amendments statute against cruel and unusual punishment.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: dolphin, 2/13/2013 9:03:45 PM     (No. 9175060)

I hope you´re right about the fine challenge #4. I wonder where you read that.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/13/2013 9:15:09 PM     (No. 9175068)

Chief Justice Roberts, the coward. Now and forever more.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: blackops, 2/13/2013 9:26:06 PM     (No. 9175086)

Roberts contributed to the downfall of our country. He was sworn to follow the law not play some political calculation

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Gallo3, 2/13/2013 9:38:14 PM     (No. 9175101)

The commys had dirt on Roberts.
It was a done deal.
They blackmailed him, and Hussein knew the outcome in advance.
Roberts forgot who brung him to the dance.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: lylacat, 2/13/2013 10:06:31 PM     (No. 9175142)

Many of us were disappointed and sickened by Roberts´ poor decision.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: jackie, 2/13/2013 10:46:39 PM     (No. 9175184)

#7..that was the 1st thing I said... blackmail and what could be that bad.. he can´t be fired...but the adoption is another matter....
I read right after the bombshell he had changed his vote...I think the "wise Latino" judge delivered a personal message from the WH...via Obama´s blackberry..
we were sold out...it smells to high heaven..

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 2/14/2013 12:04:25 AM     (No. 9175264)

Roberts put a knife in the back of 200,000,000 Americans.

He stretched so far to ratioalize his position that he looks like Rubber Man.

Obama must have incriminating photos of him with small farm animals.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Pinons, 2/14/2013 12:32:51 AM     (No. 9175285)

Nothing in Robert´s opinion made sense. May he rot in h*ll for what he´s done to America.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/14/2013 12:49:41 AM     (No. 9175295)

Anyone else think it odd that Roberts also swore in Zippy again ?

Is Roberts the only one that knows he did the do over swearing in on a Koran ?


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Reply 18 - Posted by: enuf8, 2/14/2013 1:38:55 AM     (No. 9175321)


#4 & 9 --just read in the last couple of days that there is wording which does NOT allow the IRS to collect ANY fines of obamacare. Some staffer or the husband of the Senator who was the guest of the governmental pwnal system with his free room and board and Free Health care who screwed up the wording.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: civilservant, 2/14/2013 8:52:06 AM     (No. 9175654)

While I despised the decision, what bothered me more was the deference that Roberts gave the Executive and Legislative.
Co-EQUAL does NOT mean subservient.
When Roberts stated that the Court was NOT the last stop for citizens to obtain redress, I was stunned.
That is EXACTLY what the Founders intended it to be, you mope!!!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: irishwolfielady, 2/14/2013 9:32:55 AM     (No. 9175730)

#7. Yes I read an article about Roberts adopting 2 boys from a South American country.
But the odd thing is that the boys are Irish. Ireland does not allow non-residents to adopt children. There was also another illegality concerning the adoption but I can´t remember the specfics right now.
I believe blackmail happened. Obama and his handlers have unsealed records before to his advantage.

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