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Legal Gimmickry Rescues Obama

TomJaneJerry Wrote: Jul 01, 2012 2:58 PM
This is just another tax, another way to take money away from hard working people and give it to people so they can sit on their couch. In other words, another way to buy votes. It may seem a bit harsh, but I think that anyone receiving government assistance should not be allowed to vote. I think that those working for the government should be allowed to vote as they are performing a legitamate function, for the most part but those receiving welfare, food stamps, or some other form of government fundting should not be allowed to vote. One thing this would do would prevent politicians from using tax dollars to buy votes.
Earl29 Wrote: Jul 01, 2012 4:53 PM
It is not just another tax. No other tax applies to doing nothing.
Joanne125 Wrote: Jul 01, 2012 6:00 PM
Now that they can tax "nothing" it is open season for this administration to tax everything ..

Maybe those welfare recipiants have it right .. It doesn't pay to work !

GOD help us if "We the people" don't give this administration their walking papers in the fall .

I think John Roberts should stay in his hidaway permanently ..

Despite the celebrations among Democrats, yesterday a majority of Supreme Court justices ruled that the Constitution does not allow the government to force Americans to buy health insurance. However in providing the swing vote to uphold the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) Chief Justice John Roberts broke with the four other justices who shared that view by declaring that the methods chosen to get individuals to buy insurance were not penalties but taxes. He declared that the government wasn't legislating behavior, but simply taxing it. In reaching this tortured decision he erred by declaring the penalties to be taxes and then compounded...

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