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Response to TheWraith (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 29, 2012, 08:03 AM

21. What if there was already a law on the books?

Things are not what they seem in the US. The US is technically in a state of emergency, and there are already dozens of laws that allow the President to use that state of emergency to exercise other powers as well.

Including this one:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pandemic_and_All_Hazards_Preparedness_Act

I'm not sure about it, but I think it's possible that President Obama can use this law above to enact a form of universal health care, making DHHS a health care provider "for the duration of the emergency," which some argue has never ended since 1919.

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