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  •  mobjack - I think the SCOTUS strikes down the (0+ / 0-)

    the IRS' view and limits the subsidies to state exchanges.  The language in the ACA statute is very clear on this point. It's not the role of the courts to fix errors in the law. This may not even be an error. It may have been intended as a stick and carrot to encourage the development of state exchanges.

    If the Court rules against subsidies for those not in state exchanges it will toss the ACA back to Congress where there will be a negotiation to fix this and other parts of the ACA that need fixing. Depending on who controls the House and Senate in 2015, the negotiations will have different outcomes.

    "let's talk about that"

    by VClib on Wed Mar 26, 2014 at 09:40:41 PM PDT

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