health insurance mandate

Governor Perdue to make statement on Health Exchange today

But it's not clear (to me) what her options are:

Unfortunately, Goodwin added, “the shot clock has pretty much run out unless the clock is rewound.” The General Assembly hasn’t passed enabling legislation, so the state probably will yield control initially to the feds. It should try to take a larger role as soon as possible, but it may be locked in to a system it wouldn’t choose for itself.

I saw a statement recently by (I think) Harold Brubaker saying it was "up to the Governor", but since this piece of trash is the only thing to come out of the GOP's broken Legislative machine:

Federal Judge dismisses religion-based health care lawsuit

And God breathes a sigh of relief:

A federal judge on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit claiming that President Barack Obama's requirement that all Americans have health insurance violates the religious freedom of those who rely on God to protect them.

U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler in Washington dismissed a lawsuit filed by the American Center for Law and Justice, a Christian legal group founded by evangelist Pat Robertson, on behalf of five Americans who can afford health insurance but have chosen for years not to buy it.

While we're on the subject of Pat Robertson and health care:

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