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What To Do If ObamaCare Is Upheld

Radio Q&A: 3 June 2012, Question 2

I answered a question on what to do if ObamaCare is upheld for Philosophy in Action Radio on 3 June 2012. You can listen to or download the podcast segment below – or check out the whole episode.

What should we do if the Supreme Court upholds ObamaCare? The Supreme Court of the United States will be determining the constitutionality of ObamaCare in a matter of weeks. While it is likely that at least part of it will be struck down, the court might uphold some or all of it. If that happens, what should liberty-loving Americans do? Would we have any recourse? Would it be time to break out the pitchforks and torches?

My Answer, In Brief: 2012 will be our last chance to stop ObamaCare. If it's upheld by the Supreme Court, you might want to consider voting for Romney, then loudly demanding its repeal. Even if it's not repealed, you can and should take steps to protect yourself personally.

Tags: Elections, Health, Medicine, Politics


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