A Federal judge in Florida declared the key provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional. This provision call the “individual mandate” requires most American to buy health insurance by 2014 or face some nasty penalties. This judge also declared as unconstitutional the section that withholds Medicare funds from states that refuse to participate.
Is it just a coincidence that the Dow was up over 138 points and closed over 12,000 the same day? Just asking.