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Opinion | John E. Sununu

Chief Justice John Roberts put no limits on government power

JOHN ROBERTS wants you to eat your broccoli. If you don’t, Congress just might tax you; and that’s fine with him.

For Obamacare supporters, the celebration that carried through the weekend was about policy: providing coverage for tens of millions of uninsured, expanding the Medicaid rolls, and tightly regulating health insurance plans. On the other side, opponents decried the cost and consequence of the same: expensive coverage mandates, fewer choices, and Medicaid spending that few states are prepared to handle.

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