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PoliticAverse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-16-11 05:59 PM
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18. The administration has been arguing in the courts that it is in fact a tax.
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  -Does Romney-care have a mandate to buy insurance? Then if doc03  Nov-16-11 04:56 PM   #0 
  - Well, if you don't buy, you get a tax surcharge, in essence. nt  MADem   Nov-16-11 04:59 PM   #1 
  - So it is exactly like the so called Obama-care mandate  doc03   Nov-16-11 05:04 PM   #4 
     - Yep--it pretty much is. Romney wanted the Presidency last time, that's why  MADem   Nov-16-11 09:28 PM   #25 
  - No, because Romeny-care is a state mandate not a Federal one. n/t  PoliticAverse   Nov-16-11 05:02 PM   #2 
  - yup... there are things  belcffub   Nov-16-11 05:03 PM   #3 
  - So they use the old states rights BS in this case? Doesn't make  doc03   Nov-16-11 05:05 PM   #5 
     - no BS...  belcffub   Nov-16-11 05:08 PM   #6 
     - It's most certainly a charged term  quickie question   Nov-16-11 05:24 PM   #8 
     - So instead of going for a public option Obama  doc03   Nov-16-11 05:41 PM   #14 
        - Bingo.  quickie question   Nov-16-11 05:44 PM   #15 
           - They weren't in favor of the mandate? I remember everyone of  doc03   Nov-16-11 05:55 PM   #17 
           - McCain was front and center fighting the bill  quickie question   Nov-16-11 06:56 PM   #22 
              - McCain's plan before the election included a mandate and  doc03   Nov-16-11 07:21 PM   #23 
           - The administration has been arguing in the courts that it is in fact a tax.  PoliticAverse   Nov-16-11 05:59 PM   #18 
              - I realize that.  quickie question   Nov-16-11 06:51 PM   #20 
     - The 14th Amendment made the most of the first 10 amendments apply to the states.  former9thward   Nov-16-11 05:51 PM   #16 
  - I thought this was an old heritage foundation idea that  nineteen50   Nov-16-11 05:09 PM   #7 
  - Look at it like this  NNN0LHI   Nov-16-11 05:29 PM   #9 
  - I wouldn't bet the farm on that n/t  doc03   Nov-16-11 05:31 PM   #10 
  - I would  NNN0LHI   Nov-16-11 05:32 PM   #11 
  - That's no necessarily true.  quickie question   Nov-16-11 05:35 PM   #13 
     - And in courts the administration has been defending it as a tax.  PoliticAverse   Nov-16-11 06:14 PM   #19 
        - I know.  quickie question   Nov-16-11 06:53 PM   #21 
  - yes, it certainly does. n/t  librechik   Nov-16-11 05:32 PM   #12 
  - I've wondered the exact same thing  Proud Liberal Dem   Nov-16-11 07:26 PM   #24 

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