The Supreme Court decision upholding the health-insurance mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has an Alice-in-Wonderland feel to it, writes Sheldon Richman. Chief Justice John Roberts's opinion holds that the penalty for not complying with the mandate is both a tax and not a tax—depending on the question.
The cultural views of elite white liberals are not popular with many minorities.
We can justifiably hope for normalcy by Independence Day.
The rest of us are out of luck.
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