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Response to Uncle Joe (Reply #26)

Tue Apr 3, 2012, 06:09 PM

29. That does not matter.

The Constitution does not make such distinction.

To overturn ACA, you have to argue that the government can not force you to pay for health care, and by extension Social Security. The mechanisms of how you do it are not described in the constitution, and so, if its "commerce" the Congress can regulate it.

Now ... the GOP has correctly claimed that they can privatize SS because the commerce clause does not prevent them from doing so.

But if the ACA is over turned, they still win, because they will try to kill SS and medicare outright. They'll take the funds, and claim to use them to pay off the debt.

Your argument fails because the GOP already makes the argument that you claim they might make after the over turn of ACA.

They have no problem burning this candle from both ends. Their goal is to kill Medicare and Social Security.

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