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Connecting the Dots on Healthcare

Bill258 Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 10:34 AM
The "Origination Clause" in the U.S. Constitution (Article I, Section 7) requires that taxes be initiated in the House. The Senate took a House bill dealing with veterans and deleted the title and all text, leaving only the bill's number. Obama Care was then inserted. The Supreme Court characterized the penalties in Obama Care as federal taxes, but was not asked and did not address the issue of which body of Congress initiated the taxes. The Pacific Legal Foundation has filed a suit (U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia) challenging Obama Care on this issue. newsandopinions dot net

By now, most people have concluded that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA, Obamacare) does not reduce the cost of healthcare for the majority of Americans, and certainly does not protect them. Healthcare costs - both insurance and out of pocket expenses - have more than doubled for many and will continue to increase. What is difficult and confusing to most of us is attempting to understand how this all fits together and why.  

Just a few months ago, the Obama administration had serious concerns regarding formation of state health insurance exchanges. This vital component of the...