PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

Health care, the 10th amendment, and the Tea Partyists

From the always-interesting

"A few months ago I wrote a post about the types of 'constitutional chicanery' that certain political advocates utilize to confuse debate over key issues. And here we go again...

"This time we have state attorneys general declaring that they are going to use the courts to challenge healthcare reform as unconstitutional because it constitutes a mandatory direct tax. A short while ago on Fox News I saw a segment that included one 'expert' who claimed that healthcare reform would do something 'unprecedented,' namely, requiring citizens to purchase some commodity.

Unprecedented? Really?"

Tags: 2010, news, welcome to america

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