In the immortal words of Dobie Gillis :<quoted text>No, it's not helpful at all. In fact there are no similarities.
With Obamacare it is NOT mandatory, there is a monetary penalty only for not having it. A penalty and mandatory is not equal, the same thing, or any other word you want to use.
In those States with auto insurance requirements, it is mandatory to get a tag and a drivers license. In addition if your auto insurance lapses, you can not only be fined with a ticket but your license can be revoked, go to jail, and get tied up in our court system and wish you were never born.
Kill those sorry dogs you have! or better yet trade them in for some cats. The cats will recognize a rat real fast.
"Maynard, what you said just doesn't make any sense"