Along with other far more knowledgeable bloggers, Seraphic Secret was honored with an invitation by the Watcher of Weasels to contribute thoughts on SCOTUS and Obamacare. I wrote a d’var Torah, a Torah thought, regarding Jewish history and the consequences of high taxes.
The Supreme Court finally ruled on the constitutionality of ObamaCare, with Chief Justice John Roberts apparently switching his vote at the last minute to break with the originalists and conservatives on the Court to uphold the individual mandate as a ‘tax’. The Council and our invited guests weigh in:
Robert Avrech from Seraphic Secret: Massive migraine. Let me add a more serious thought, a d’var Torah:
After King Solomon died, his son Reẖav’am ascended to kingship over Israel. Led by Jerobam, the people begged the new king to lessen the burden of taxes.
The new king declared:
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