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DemocratSinceBirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-02-10 06:33 AM
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13. Your Analogy Is A Decent One
However the mandate's detractors would argue Medicare and Social Security are public systems and in this instance you are being compelled to but something from a private corporation. They would also argue that you don't have to buy auto insurance unless you want to drive a car.
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  -If the mandates were ruled unconstitutional by the Supremes....where would that leave us? Ken Burch  Apr-02-10 03:27 AM   #0 
  - why... jumping for joy  upi402   Apr-02-10 03:52 AM   #1 
  - Medicare for all!  B Calm   Apr-02-10 04:48 AM   #2 
  - +1 nt  LaydeeBug   Apr-02-10 08:04 AM   #19 
  - +1 nt  LaydeeBug   Apr-02-10 08:04 AM   #20 
  - Nancy Pelosi says it's not even a serious question  Gravel Democrat   Apr-02-10 05:00 AM   #3 
  - Repealing a forced private purchase is as big of a joke to her as impeaching Bush or Single-Payer  Oregone   Apr-02-10 05:41 AM   #6 
     - Royalty  Gravel Democrat   Apr-02-10 08:00 AM   #18 
  - It'd Create A Financial Nightmare...  KharmaTrain   Apr-02-10 05:15 AM   #4 
  - How Do Otherwise Intelligent People Miss That Simple Point  DemocratSinceBirth   Apr-02-10 05:22 AM   #5 
  - Basic Misinformation...  KharmaTrain   Apr-02-10 06:20 AM   #11 
  - "but spread to each and every one of us"  Oregone   Apr-02-10 05:51 AM   #7 
     - I Agree With Everything You Said  DemocratSinceBirth   Apr-02-10 05:53 AM   #8 
     - The system is already a game  Oregone   Apr-02-10 05:58 AM   #9 
     - Private Or Public, We All Have To Pay...  KharmaTrain   Apr-02-10 06:12 AM   #10 
        - So when Obama campaigned against mandates  Gravel Democrat   Apr-02-10 08:08 AM   #21 
           - Do You Know How A Car Rides Until You Get Behind The Wheel  KharmaTrain   Apr-02-10 08:25 AM   #23 
  - It would leave us with uninsured drivers and an illegal social security system  mainer   Apr-02-10 06:24 AM   #12 
  - Your Analogy Is A Decent One  DemocratSinceBirth   Apr-02-10 06:33 AM   #13 
  - Social Security is a govt program. It isn't a mandate to buy private goods.  Statistical   Apr-02-10 07:28 AM   #16 
  - They would have to rule taxes unconstitutional.  Warren Stupidity   Apr-02-10 07:17 AM   #14 
  - That would leave everyone much better off  Echo In Light   Apr-02-10 07:19 AM   #15 
  - The bill has a severence clause.  Statistical   Apr-02-10 07:31 AM   #17 
  - if wishes were fishes...  bigtree   Apr-02-10 08:10 AM   #22 

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