Skip to comments.Sheila Jackson Lee: Repealing ObamaCare is unconstitutional
Posted on 01/20/2011 4:35:14 PM PST by mandaladon
Via Philip Klein, I cant decide whether shes serious or whether this is part of the Democrats new kitchen-sink approach to messaging about ObamaCare. She might be calculating that even an argument as inane as this one is worth making in order to counter the GOPs claims that O-Care is unconstitutional. If youre battling over public opinion, why not frame the other sides actions as being as illegitimate as your own? So on the one hand, maybe she doesnt really buy this and is simply engaged in a shrewd bit of PR. On the other hand dude. Thus do nine-month-old legislatively-granted entitlements, some of which havent even taken effect yet, become rights. If you take this idea seriously, then meaningful reform of Social Security and Medicare (which Lee presumably would describe as property for Due Process purposes) would require constitutional amendments, which in turn would utterly paralyze a process thats already close to total paralysis. Or have I misunderstood? If shes suggesting that some lesser process is due than a full Article V amendment, then, er, shouldnt a repeal bill duly enacted by Congress suffice? Or is the argument here that people with preexisting conditions, say, have always had a right to coverage under the Constitution and only lately have we progressed to the point where were willing to recognize that right? In that case, whyd they have to pass a bill last year? Patients should have simply sued and let the courts find a right to coverage in the penumbras of the Commerce Clause or whatever.
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Go back to looking for the US flag on Mars pinhead.
She is perfectly representative of her constituency...
The same people who left the American flag on Mars.
I can’t believe there are actually people out there walking around unmonitored who proudly voted for this moron.
Yet more evidence that democrats suffer from insanity.
Democrats live in their own fantasy world, as far removed from reality as can be.
This is why democrats are dangerous to freedom and liberty.
The greatest threat to world stability is a world run by dictators, totalitarians, terrorists, communists, socialists and democrats.
idiots vote and idiots get in based on freebies, color and religion sadly.
Sheila Jackson Lee, ( D.Mars)
The US should secede from California.
The same people who voted for Obummer...
You can’t fix stupid.
I’d like to see a debate between She-la and an Estwing 20 oz. framing hammer.
My money would be on the hammer.
SJL personifies what is wrong with congress!
Awww, come one. It’s Sheila Jackson Lee. Acorn-head. Whaddyaspect?
She makes Al Greene sound smart.
Ya see, Sheila, here’s the problem. For several congressional sessions now, the Dhimmicrats have positioned themselves saying, “We can pass any legislation we want, it is up to the courts to decide whether it is unconstitutional.”
Now, Shiela...you may be straying from the plantation by saying all legislation is constitutional, regardless of the will of the people.
Oh. NO you di’int!
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