Why Republicans oppose the individu...

Why Republicans oppose the individual health-care mandate.

There are 16 comments on the www.newyorker.com story from Jun 18, 2012, titled Why Republicans oppose the individual health-care mandate.. In it, www.newyorker.com reports that:

Unpopular Mandate: Why do politicians reverse their positions?

On March 23, 2010, the day that President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, fourteen state attorneys general filed suit against the law's requirement that most Americans purchase health insurance, on the ground that it was unconstitutional.

It was hard to find a law professor in the country who took them seriously. “The argument about constitutionality is, if not frivolous, close to it,” Sanford Levinson, a University of Texas law-school professor, told the McClatchy newspapers. Erwin Chemerinsky, the dean of the law school at the University of California at Irvine, told the Times, “There is no case law, post 1937, that would support an individual’s right not to buy health care if the government wants to mandate it.”

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Since: Aug 08

usa

#1 Jun 18, 2012
billshit!
radiofreeamerica

Tampa, FL

#2 Jun 18, 2012
The New Yorker says its hard to find a law professor that takes the arguement against obama care seriously.But its not hard to find Supreme Court justices that take the arguement against it seriously.Its not hard to find AGs all over the country to take it seriously.The New Yorker,like most of the news media,is hard to take seriously.

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Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#3 Jun 18, 2012
radiofreeamerica wrote:
The New Yorker says its hard to find a law professor that takes the arguement against obama care seriously.But its not hard to find Supreme Court justices that take the arguement against it seriously.Its not hard to find AGs all over the country to take it seriously.The New Yorker,like most of the news media,is hard to take seriously.
You are correct.

Also, it is not hard to find a supreme Court justice who believes that appointing a US Presdent is OK.
It is not easy to find a supreme court judge who has read the second half of the Second Amendment.
It is not hard to find a supreme court judge that believes that money is speach, and corporations are people.
So what?
radiofreeamerica

Tampa, FL

#4 Jun 18, 2012
Mr_Bill wrote:
<quoted text>
You are correct.
Also, it is not hard to find a supreme Court justice who believes that appointing a US Presdent is OK.
It is not easy to find a supreme court judge who has read the second half of the Second Amendment.
It is not hard to find a supreme court judge that believes that money is speach, and corporations are people.
So what?
I guess that was 16554.
harvey

Columbus, OH

#5 Jun 18, 2012
Funny, since:

1.Heritage Foundation folks came up with it originally

2.It was supported by 'Mittens' Romney in Massachusetts and signed into law by him

3.It benefits insurance companies by providing millions of new customers to screw

Me, I'm a supporter of a government-operated single-payer system. I don't like Obamacare, it's phony reform, like so many he's pushed.
harvey

Columbus, OH

#6 Jun 18, 2012
scarey000 wrote:
billshit!
Trollshit!
Papillon

Sacramento, CA

#7 Jun 18, 2012
***** REMEMBER IN NOVEMBER *****

When you think of muslim HUSSEIN OBAMA, think of:

-9/11

-The Fort Hood TX massacre by muslim HASAN.
This was the bloodiest massacre in U.S. history committed by one person on U.S. soil.

-The 20+ MILLION illegal muslims in this country who want to take over.
ALL are on welfare.

-The 30+ ILLEGAL Mexicans.
ALL are on welfare.

-Illegal Mexicans and muslims commit over 4,000 murders of U.S. citizens every year.

Read the multi-million best-selling fact-based book by the Honorable Doctor MICHAEL SAVAGE,
"TRICKLE DOWN TYRANNY"

Hussein Obama is a tyrant, a dictator,
a corrupt islamofascist African warlord.

Several private and PUBLIC schools are adopting this book for mandatory reading.
Students are required to submit book reports.

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#8 Jun 18, 2012
harvey wrote:
<quoted text>
Trollshit!
eatshit

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#9 Jun 18, 2012
harvey wrote:
<quoted text>
Trollshit!
oh, and ... dumbshit
harvey

Columbus, OH

#10 Jun 18, 2012
Papillon wrote:
***** REMEMBER IN NOVEMBER *****
When you think of muslim HUSSEIN OBAMA, think of:
-9/11
-The Fort Hood TX massacre by muslim HASAN.
This was the bloodiest massacre in U.S. history committed by one person on U.S. soil.
-The 20+ MILLION illegal muslims in this country who want to take over.
ALL are on welfare.
-The 30+ ILLEGAL Mexicans.
ALL are on welfare.
-Illegal Mexicans and muslims commit over 4,000 murders of U.S. citizens every year.
Read the multi-million best-selling fact-based book by the Honorable Doctor MICHAEL SAVAGE,
"TRICKLE DOWN TYRANNY"
Hussein Obama is a tyrant, a dictator,
a corrupt islamofascist African warlord.
Several private and PUBLIC schools are adopting this book for mandatory reading.
Students are required to submit book reports.
Too bad not one of those had anything to do with Obama, scheisskopf.

Your "Doctor" Savage is a trickle-down tranny...funny that a 'pro-freedom' Rightie would endorse forced propagandization of the young with this nonsense, not that I believe you for a second.

Needless to say any school board that did that to me would find a burning pile of this manure on their front steps...LOL
harvey

Columbus, OH

#11 Jun 18, 2012
scarey000 wrote:
I eatshit...oh, and I'm also a... dumbshit!
True dat...

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Since: Nov 07

Location hidden

#12 Jun 18, 2012
Then we Democrats should sue them for putting in car insurance as mandatory.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#13 Jun 18, 2012
It's unconstitutional. Now we all know that some on this forum don't care about the constitution, just like Obama doesn't, but sane, loyal, patriotic, moral, intelligent, Americans do. Don't tread on me.
Halito

Winnemucca, NV

#14 Jun 18, 2012
So what's the final say? And whats a Man date ?
Halito

Winnemucca, NV

#15 Jun 18, 2012
To Bee or not to Bee?
harvey

Columbus, OH

#16 Jun 19, 2012
Eighthofaman wrote:
It's unconstitutional. Now we all know that some on this forum don't care about the constitution, just like Obama doesn't, but sane, loyal, patriotic, moral, intelligent, Americans do. Don't tread on me.
When you can prove that, or when you get a USSC decision to back it, let us know.

Until then - it's just noise.

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