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Obama administration diverts $500M to IRS to implement healthcare reform law
The Hill ^ | 4-9-12 | Sam Baker

Posted on 04/09/2012 4:25:20 PM PDT by STARWISE

The Obama administration is quietly diverting roughly $500 million to the IRS to help implement the president’s healthcare law.

The money is only part of the IRS’s total implementation spending, and it is being provided outside the normal appropriations process. The tax agency is responsible for several key provisions of the new law, including the unpopular individual mandate.

Republican lawmakers have tried to cut off funding to implement the healthcare law, at least until after the Supreme Court decides whether to strike it down. That ruling is expected by June, and oral arguments last week indicated the justices might well overturn at least the individual mandate, if not the whole law.

“While President Obama and his Senate allies continue to spend more tax dollars implementing an unpopular and unworkable law that may very well be struck down as unconstitutional in a matter of months, I’ll continue to stand with the American people who want to repeal this law and replace it with something that will actually address the cost of healthcare,” said Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.), who chairs the House Appropriations subcommittee for healthcare and is in a closely contested Senate race this year.

The Obama administration has plowed ahead despite the legal and political challenges.

It has moved aggressively to get important policies in place. And, according to a review of budget documents and figures provided by congressional staff, the administration is also burning through implementation funding provided in the healthcare law.


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; abortion; bhofascism; corruption; deathcare; deathpanel; deathpanels; democrats; dictator; elections; fraud; healthpolice; irs; irsm500million; nobama2012; obama; obamacare; obamatruthfile; paypaypay; policestate; socialistdemocrats; socialisthealthcare; zerocare
How much more, how much more insidious bullying and mandating.. what will it take?

Lord, hear our prayers ..

1 posted on 04/09/2012 4:25:28 PM PDT by STARWISE
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To: STARWISE

http://www.saveyourrights.com/healthcare/nancy-pelosi-touting-free-healthcare-to-some-to-be-paid-by-the-rest-of-us/

First come the lies, then the smiles, then the shooting.


2 posted on 04/09/2012 4:30:21 PM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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To: onyx; penelopesire; maggief; hoosiermama; SE Mom; Liz; rodguy911; Fred Nerks; Red Steel; ...

.. zing!


3 posted on 04/09/2012 4:31:55 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

Didn’t Congress take Nixon to court for doing the same thing? Nixon lost, IIRC.


4 posted on 04/09/2012 4:36:56 PM PDT by benldguy (Obama delenda est!)
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To: STARWISE

Let him transfer the money and then sequester the same amount from some fund critical to him.


5 posted on 04/09/2012 4:36:56 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: STARWISE

The sad part is that nothing he does...most of it illegal or unconstitutional...surprises me any more. :(


6 posted on 04/09/2012 4:38:08 PM PDT by LUV W (Reserved for a hero........)
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To: LUV W

And FReepers knew it before he was elected.
Damn the zombies ...


7 posted on 04/09/2012 4:41:02 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

Yes, we did...and were labeled “nuts” by the MSM because we didn’t fall down and bow to the ONE!

November can’t come soon enough!


8 posted on 04/09/2012 4:42:20 PM PDT by LUV W (Reserved for a hero........)
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To: STARWISE

lots of legal problems for people that are not paying for other peoples healthcare


9 posted on 04/09/2012 4:45:18 PM PDT by molson209
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To: STARWISE

I have to raise Military TRICARE by up to 300% because we have no money, but I have half a Billion to throw at my CommieCare. Isn't that right ladies?


10 posted on 04/09/2012 4:53:58 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: LUV W

November can’t come soon enough!
~~~

Pray we get to have that November privilege ..


11 posted on 04/09/2012 4:56:51 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: FReepers; Everybody

support FR, click the pic
thank you!

12 posted on 04/09/2012 5:01:57 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE
Pray we get to have that November privilege ..

All the time!

13 posted on 04/09/2012 5:08:16 PM PDT by LUV W (Reserved for a hero........)
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To: SkyPilot

Egads....femme black-robed tyrannts. Well, Sotomayor is female I think, the other two are anybody’s guess.


14 posted on 04/09/2012 6:03:45 PM PDT by prairiebreeze
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To: LUV W; STARWISE

” The sad part is that nothing he does...most of it illegal or unconstitutional...surprises me any more. :( “

The whole idea is to overwhelm, and demoralize.


15 posted on 04/09/2012 6:58:18 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Then OUR plan must be to stay strong and fight back! :) Right?


16 posted on 04/09/2012 7:00:06 PM PDT by LUV W (Reserved for a hero........)
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To: STARWISE

Obama will simply ignore a ruling by the Supreme Court if it finds Obamacare unconstitutional.

It’s what he has done all along.


17 posted on 04/09/2012 7:02:25 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (Liberalism: Carrying adolescent values and behavior into adult life.)
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To: STARWISE
This fits my prediction.

When Obamacare is declared Unconstitutional, he will proceed implementing it anyways.

18 posted on 04/09/2012 7:02:32 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Shut up and drill.)
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To: LUV W

ABSOLUTELY!!


19 posted on 04/09/2012 7:04:21 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: STARWISE
$500 million. Chump change.
This is just a starting amount to pay for the brown shirts of the IRS to make sure you pay your fine if you don't buy health care.
20 posted on 04/09/2012 7:07:44 PM PDT by AGreatPer (Obama has NEVER given a speech where he did not lie!!!)
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To: STARWISE; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

Thanks STARWISE.


21 posted on 04/09/2012 8:03:11 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: STARWISE
I may be real stupid because I cannot understand how a law can be 2,700 pages long and he's diverting 500 million of our own money to fight against those who do not understand nor even know of all the mandates, rules and regulations implemented in this all encompassing,"law."

I do not understand but this is what he wants. I only pray we can stop all of this( laws and taxes) before he destroys the last vestige of freedom, of liberty, of America. I only hope we can take back the country in a peaceful vote so we can roll back the evil already upon us.

22 posted on 04/09/2012 8:15:39 PM PDT by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, Romans 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: LUV W
The sad part is that nothing he does...most of it illegal or unconstitutional... and the GOP run House does virtually nothing to stop him.

Where is the contempt of Congress citation for Holder for Fast and Furious? How long must the American People WAIT for the GOP to take action. IMPEACH NOW. What Zero has done makes Richard Nixon's follies look like a day at the beach.
23 posted on 04/09/2012 9:18:01 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: stephenjohnbanker; sickoflibs; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy
It has moved aggressively to get important policies in place. And, according to a review of budget documents and figures provided by congressional staff, the administration is also burning through implementation funding provided in the healthcare law.

"It is a popular delusion that the government wastes vast amounts of money through inefficiency and sloth. Enormous effort and elaborate planning are required to waste this much money." – P.J. O’Rourke, Parliament of Whores

24 posted on 04/10/2012 12:29:50 AM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Fool me once, shame on you -- twice, shame on me -- 100 times, it's U. S. immigration policy.)
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To: STARWISE

Looks like he’s already telling the SC what he will do if they rule against him.


25 posted on 04/10/2012 9:09:47 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: SkyPilot

Those 3 give the stooges a bad name.


26 posted on 04/10/2012 10:34:53 AM PDT by b4its2late (Patience is not a virtue, it is a waste of time.)
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