This will however haunt Obama on the campaign trail... He's on records more times than I care to count swearing this wasn't a tax...
[quote]The Federal Government does not have the power to order people to buy health insurance. Section 5000A would therefore be unconstitutional if read as a command. The Federal Government does have the power to impose a tax on those without health insurance. Section 5000A is therefore constitutional, because it can reasonably be read as a tax," Roberts said in his opinion[/quote]