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Why ‘Obamacare’s Critics Refuse to Give Up’

q16penn Wrote: Nov 25, 2012 9:47 PM
Willard Mittens Romney thinks Russia is our number one enemy. When Pakistan shut down the supply routes to Afghanistan (for the US military!) his NEO-CON foreign policy advisers forgot to tell him that all other backup supply routes went through RUSSIA. If Willard had become president, then US military forces in Afghanistan would have been in the same situation the French army was in at Dien Bien Phu in 1953!

Jonathan Adler and I have a paper titled, “Taxation Without Representation: The Illegal IRS Rule to Expand Tax Credits Under the PPACA.” Our central claims are:

  1. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act explicitly restricts its “premium-assistance tax credits” (and thus the “cost-sharing subsidies” and employer- and individual-mandate penalties those tax credits trigger) to health insurance “exchanges” established by states;
  2. The IRS has no authority to offer those entitlements or impose those taxes in states that opt not to create Exchanges; and
  3. The IRS’s ongoing attempt to impose those taxes and issue those entitlements through Exchanges established by the...