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Fay20 Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 9:27 PM
LOL! I like that idea. I think there would be many, many other laws that should be "repealed" that way. Once people see freedom from all the red tape, they will gladly vote to get rid of the laws legally.

In the wake of my last commentary on the horrendous Supreme Court decision upholding Obama's health care plan, several people have pointed out that I erred in saying that the income tax is a "direct tax." While it is technically correct that the Court ultimately declared it to be an excise, not a direct tax, it is important to understand how it arrived at that opinion and why the decision has no practical relevance to the way the tax has been enforced.  Just as it has done with Obamacare, the Court came up with a technically constitutional pathway to allow...