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A Vast New Federal Power

PaulF Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 10:32 AM
I also disagree with the 'Amygdala Tweak' ... The sky did not and will not fall with Chief Justice Roberts' ruling. If anything, we The People have hope against the Unlimited Power of the Federal government. What do you think Americans think about increased taxes? Go ahead Congress and Mr. Whoever You Are Prisident. Raise our taxes at your own political peril ... PaulF
America is Over Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 4:43 PM
The sky fell.

The ability to call a penalty a tax is unprecedented.

No Congress will survive by taxing everybody but they can easily pick and chose their victims.

Anyone who gets an MBA must serve two years in the Peace Corps or pay a $500 "tax". Anyone who sends their kids to private school must volunteer 500 hours in the public schools or pay a $500 tax.

Their power is now limitless as long as they can get %50 of the vote.
Joycey Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 11:17 AM
He would have accomplished the same thing by throwing it back in their faces. And telling them to pass it as a tax. The Supreme Court will not tolerate legislative trickery against the American people.
Joycey Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 11:19 AM
Or at least read the damnable thing.

If you drive a car, I'll tax the street,

If you try to sit, I'll tax your seat.

If you get too cold, I'll tax the heat,

If you take a walk, I'll tax your feet.

-- The Beatles in "The Taxman"

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