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The Court Rules: Obamacare is the Largest Tax Increase in the History of the World
Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | June 28, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh

Posted on 06/28/2012 11:22:03 AM PDT by Kaslin

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RUSH: Hey, folks, have you seen the economic news today? Have you heard about the unemployment numbers today? (laughing) Gross domestic product, have you heard about any of that? Because I have it here, and it sucks. It's a disaster. The economy of this country remains a disaster. And we, the American people, have just been deceived in ways that nobody contemplated. And what we now have is the biggest tax increase in the history of the world. What we have been told by the chief justice of the Supreme Court and four liberals on the court: Obamacare is just a massive tax increase. That's all it is. Obama lied to us about that. The Democrats lied. "It wasn't a tax. There was no way it was a tax."

The chief justice was hell-bent to find a way to make this law applicable, so he just decided, you know what, as a tax increase, it works, because there's no limit on the federal government's ability to tax. And it's right there in the preamble of the Constitution, right there, Article 1, Section 8, the general welfare clause, it's been established Congress can tax whatever, whoever, whenever, how much they want. Even when they don't ask for it, the Supreme Court is gonna find a way to make what they want to do legal because John Roberts said it's not our job here to forbid this. It's not our job to protect people from outcomes. It's not our job to determine whether it is right or wrong or any of that. We just get to look at it. We can't forbid this. This is what the elected representatives of the people want.

No, the elected representatives of the people were deceived. Remember yesterday I asked you, if this decision went this way, what was your initial reaction going to be. And how many of you were deflated as you can be because of the way this was reported? The first thing that came down, the mandate, unconstitutional, that was the first thing everybody reported. Mandate unconstitutional, big sigh of relief. And then within moments, wait a minute, wait a minute, we're reading further. Hold it just a second. The mandate's unconstitutional, but the court has decided it's a tax, and therefore it's okay.

So Obamacare is nothing more than the largest tax increase in the history of the world. And the people who were characterizing it as such were right and were telling the truth. We have the biggest tax increase in the history of the world right in the middle of one of this country's worst recessions. In fact, as the vice president said yesterday, a depression for millions of Americans. The chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, John Roberts, said, "It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices." Not our job.

Well, what about when we are deceived? The court upheld a law that was not what we were told it would be. What has been upheld here is fraud, and the Internal Revenue Service has just become Barack Obama's domestic army. That is what we face now. We were deceived. Obamacare was a lie. It was a stealth tax on all Americans, and nobody knew it until today. Not officially. Obama told George Stephanopoulos it wasn't a tax. And Stephanopoulos was trouble-making for trying to suggest otherwise.

Let's go to the audio sound bites. September 20th, 2009, on This Week with George Stephanopoulos, interviewing President Obama, discussion about the health care reform bill, Stephanopoulos said, "Under this mandate, the government is forcing people to spend money and fining them if they don't. How is that not a tax increase?"

President Obama Tells Judas Stephanopoulos Health Insurance Mandate IS NOT Tax Increase

OBAMA: No, tha-tha-that's not true, George. Eh, for us to say that you've gotta take a responsibility to get health insurance is absolutely not a tax increase. What it's saying is is that we're not gonna have other people carrying your burdens for you, any more than the fact that right now everybody in America, just about, has to get auto insurance. Nobody considers that a tax increase. People say to themselves, "That is a fair way to make sure that if you hit my car, that I'm not covering all the costs."

RUSH: Stephanopoulos then said, "Well, it may be fair, and it may be good public policy, but for you to say that this isn't a tax. This just..."

OBAMA: No, no. B-b-but George y-y-y-you can't just make up that language and decide that that's called a tax increase.

STEPHANOPOULOS: I don't think I'm making it up. Merriam-Webster Dictionary: "Tax: A charge, usually of money, imposed by authority --

OBAMA: (snickering)

STEPHANOPOULOS: -- on persons or property for public purposes."

OBAMA: George, the fact that you looked up Miriam's dictionary (sic), the definition of tax increase indicates to me that you're stretching a little bit right now. Otherwise you wouldn'ta gone to the dictionary to check on the definition! I mean --

STEPHANOPOULOS: Well, no.

OBAMA: If -- if what you're saying is --

STEPHANOPOULOS: I wanted to check for myself, but your critics say it is a tax increase.

OBAMA: My critics say everything's a tax increase! My critics say that I'm taking over, uhh, every sector of the economy. You know that! Uh, eh, eh... Look, we can have a legitimate debate about whether or not we're gonna have an individual mandate or not but --

STEPHANOPOULOS: But you reject that it's a tax increase?

OBAMA: I absolutely reject that notion.

RUSH: Well, it didn't matter, did it?

He lies to the American people every day. What does it matter? "It's not a tax increase." We all knew what was coming down the pike if this thing were upheld, whatever it's called. We are being forced to purchase something, whether they want to twist this as coming under the Commerce Clause or the whole thing being a tax. But you just heard: Obama told us it wasn't a tax. Congress told us it wasn't a tax. Pelosi told us it wasn't. And we have to pass Obamacare to find out what was in it. The Supreme Court just told us what's in it. It's a massive regressive tax on all Americans.

I remember Obama saying that couples making less than $250,000 a year would never see a tax increase if he was elected while he served. That's out the window. It was a lie. We were all deceived. You can call it a tax; you can call it a fine. No matter. You can say it's a power of the Commerce Clause or not. No matter. What happened today is all that matters. And what happened today is that we were bludgeoned with a tax that requires us to do as the government mandates. We must do what they say.

But guess who collects the tax?

Not the government. It's the insurance companies, the health insurance companies. For as long as they last, the health insurance companies are the ones that collect the tax. The IRS is going to enforce it; we have to buy health insurance. This is essentially being forced to pay a tax. It's just been called a tax. Insurance premiums have just been called a tax, folks. Premiums to buy health insurance. We must buy it. The government has the ability to levy that tax. We are going to buy health insurance from insurance companies mandated by the government.

The Supreme Court told us today that this is a tax. So our health insurance premiums essentially are a tax. There's no limit here! What if insurance companies want to tax us for not buying a new car? It is a stealth tax, and that's what it was all along. It's a massive behavior-modification program. Either behave as directed or suffer the loss of private property. If you don't buy what the government tells you to buy, you're going to be taxed. You're going to fined. So even without the Commerce Clause, the federal government can virtually dictate what we do with our so-called private property.

The administration and the Congress said, "No, it's not a tax!" Arguing before the court, they said, "No, it's not a tax!" Then a couple of whispers, "Yes, it is a tax." The chief justice says (paraphrased), "I can't forbid this. It's not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices. I gotta find a way. Congress wants this, so I gotta find a way to make it happen. Okay, we'll call it a tax, and that makes it perfectly legal." So today the sovereign nature of the individual wasn't just weakened; it was eviscerated.

Between the Arizona and Obamacare decisions, America is a very different concept than it was just a week ago. In the United States of America, you either purchase what central authorities tell you to purchase or they will punish you with taxes. In America, states are not allowed to fully protect their citizens from the slow-motion invasion across their borders. The Feds opted out of the program in Arizona. States are powerless. And don't forget Obama just granted de facto amnesty to over one million illegal aliens.

So now we look forward to November.

November is the chance to get rid of the people who did this, and then put in place people we hope mean it when they say they're going to repeal it. That's it, folks. That is all that remains. Because, as of today, the American government can and will seize your private property if you don't purchase and/or sell what's been ordered. It's really breathtaking, what happened today. And it is breathtaking to watch ignoramuses who don't really understand what happened celebrate it. We have been betrayed and deceived by Congress. We have been betrayed and deceived by the Supreme Court.

It was never contemplated that Obamacare was a massive tax increase. Can you imagine them selling it on the basis of it being a massive tax increase? You heard Obama. He went out of his way to tell everybody it wasn't a tax increase. That was the death knell for the bill to call it a massive tax increase! He's running around telling everybody that nobody is gonna pay increased taxes. So we've been spent into deficit hell. We've now been taxed into disposable income hell. The Constitution's under assault, and so is every individual living here under assault.

"Do as you're told! Shut up, sit down, or pay a tax."

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1 posted on 06/28/2012 11:22:07 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

I wasn’t that high on Roomey but Now I will do what ever it takes to get him elected.


2 posted on 06/28/2012 11:27:05 AM PDT by scooby321 (h tones)
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To: Kaslin; pookie18
ROBERTS MAGIC, ROBERTS MAGIC
3 posted on 06/28/2012 11:30:14 AM PDT by FrankR
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To: Kaslin

Welcome to the United Communist States of America, UCSA!

I no longer am proud to be an American.


5 posted on 06/28/2012 11:34:59 AM PDT by stockpirate (No longer proud to be an American! SCOTUS is just as corrupt as congress.)
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To: Kaslin

I was in a meeting when this ruling came down, and have been trying to grasp its significance. As I understand from various posts, the individual mandate was declared unconstitutional. However, the act itself still stands as it is a tax on those who don’t have, or won’t buy health insurance.

If that is true, it indeed is a tax increase; one on a select group of Americans (those who don’t have or don’t want health insurance...the rest of us are already paying for insurance so it’s not a tax unless we have to pay more for less coverage). Also, that select group of Americans cuts through every strata of income. It’s not based on income but on lack of action by the taxpayer.

Can someone with more understanding than I have clarify this for me?


6 posted on 06/28/2012 11:36:33 AM PDT by bcsco
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To: Kaslin

The Mexicans are now like the woman who said obama was going to pay her mortgage. They believe this is in effect NOW. All they gotta’ do is get across the border and they got free healthcare. HERE THEY COME!


7 posted on 06/28/2012 11:37:34 AM PDT by Terry Mross ( To all my kin: Do not attempt to contact me as long as you love obama.)
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To: scooby321
I wasn’t that high on Roomey but Now I will do what ever it takes to get him elected.

Yes because Roomeycare is so much better than Obamacare. /s

I'm not voting for either liberal. I'm voting for Virgil Goode.

8 posted on 06/28/2012 11:41:23 AM PDT by DannyTN (t)
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To: Kaslin

A tax designed to make every one of us a slave to Washington D.C.!

As a patriotic I cannot find it in my heart to comply with this tyranny! For me there is no other course but Liberty or Death!


9 posted on 06/28/2012 11:41:33 AM PDT by Monorprise
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To: scooby321
I wasn’t that high on Roomey but Now I will do what ever it takes to get him elected.

Yes because Roomeycare is so much better than Obamacare. /s

I'm not voting for either liberal. I'm voting for Virgil Goode.

10 posted on 06/28/2012 11:42:05 AM PDT by DannyTN (t)
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To: Terry Mross
"The Mexicans are now like the woman who said obama was going to pay her mortgage. They believe this is in effect NOW. All they gotta’ do is get across the border and they got free healthcare. HERE THEY COME!"

And they will miraculously be given documents showing that they have been here for five years to qualify for Obama's non-Amnesty Amnesty, be given work permits and as soon as they exit the DHS offices, Obama's proxies will register them to vote even though that is illegal. Meanwhile the Obama DOJ makes sure that states can't assure legitimate voter rolls or determine the legitimacy of voter's through valid IDs. Why? To funnel as many millions of illegal voters as necessary for an Obama victory in November.

11 posted on 06/28/2012 11:45:04 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Kaslin

If this isn’t repealed in totem to Nth degree so as to make absolutely clear the government does have limits I will absolutely drop my interest in politics.

I have spent untold hours on this administration and it’s over reach. I have spent thousands supporting their opponents.

All to no avail. I’m just not getting a demonstrably positive result for my efforts and I am thinking it ain’t worth the time or money.

I know their rules and can play in them but if so called conservatives or so called constitutinsists continue to reveal their real selves for leftist grabbing my stuff A-holes then the jig is up.

If this the way it is going to be then this election could very well be my last until they actually come to get me.

I have no faith in Boehner, Cantor and most importantly Mittens Romney.

These guys are snakes who tell untruths and lie in wait so when we walk by the can sink their venomous fangs into our healthy bodies, so as to make us sick enough we will be dependant upon them.

Your 2nd Amendment just went down in flames. They do not like you and want to disarm you. They will absolutey tax your weapons to death. They will tax your ammunition to death.

They will tax energy products to death.

They will tax you for not buying the car of their edict.

You can buy as much of anything you want but you render unto Caesar what belongs to Caesar.

I literally loathe my government and I certain this POS will survive.

We no longer have any place for redress.

Satanic Inspired, Devil Worshipin, Kommies .....


12 posted on 06/28/2012 11:46:55 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live thnrough it anyway)
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To: Kaslin
In anticipation of this ruling I set up protocols to go either way on hiring
and expanding my new company. As of today the decision to hire and train is No. Hell no.
The economy will be such a disaster by the end of the year that I can, anybody can, say that
business will be downsizing and arranging themselves so that the impact of this unconstitutional
LAW will have as little as possible of impact on their lively hood.

This decision sets up the Gov to Tax anything it wants. ANYTHING, Anybody, for Any reason.


All of you Dems lurking around and rubbing your hands in glee should remember this one thing,
the money that flows throughout this unfree country will dry up and there will not
be any more perks for you when the time comes. I for one will never hire any Democrat ever
after this ruling. Why? Why should I support those who hate their country and the freedoms
that it offers. Rhetorical.


FUBO, And especially F-You RINOs. You can all kiss my hard working business ASS...

13 posted on 06/28/2012 11:47:24 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: Kaslin; P-Marlowe; wmfights; blue-duncan; Forest Keeper
What we have been told by the chief justice of the Supreme Court and four liberals on the court: Obamacare is just a massive tax increase. That's all it is. Obama lied to us about that. The Democrats lied. "It wasn't a tax. There was no way it was a tax."

Roberts legislated from the bench. There is little doubt about it. It is the most flagrant bit of activism I've every witnessed in my many decades on this planet.

Roberts knows, just as I know, that this obamacare would NOT have passed had it been a tax. And it's Roberts who claims he doesn't wish to overrule legislative action. He know his claim about obamacare being a tax is pure forcing onto us of something that congress would have rejected.

He is a sleight-of-hand artist, a con man, a liar, and probably, a man who's been paid off handsomely.

14 posted on 06/28/2012 11:51:24 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: Kaslin
Insurance premiums have just been called a tax

No, the money one must pay to the IRS for not having insurance has been called a tax. Conservatives don't have to like this ruling - but they shouldn't lie about it.

15 posted on 06/28/2012 11:54:03 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

Patriotic Americans who believe in the Constitution don’t like this ruling, not just conservatives.


16 posted on 06/28/2012 11:59:46 AM PDT by beandog (All Aboard the Choo Choo Train to Crazy Town)
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To: Kaslin
Coming Soon to Your State!

Speedy Light Rail Access
to the Much Awaited
Obama-Roberts Health Spas and Seminar Centers

Individual and Family Plans Available


17 posted on 06/28/2012 12:01:11 PM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: DannyTN
I'm not voting for either liberal. I'm voting for Virgil Goode.

Translation: I will be throwing my vote away by voting for someone that has absolutely no chance of getting elected and by doing so make sure that 0bama gets reelected,

For heavens sake, use your brain

18 posted on 06/28/2012 12:01:44 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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Not relying on SCOTUS to affect our Liberties is a good thing my opinion; generally, an unreliable lot of politically appointed lawyers.

We need to remember the Country we’ve inherited, and do whatever is necessary to save it. This shit is far from over. Anyone who thinks otherwise can go pound sand.


19 posted on 06/28/2012 12:02:25 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your damn Change!)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

Before this morning, if one did not do something as per a law, they got a FINE or PENALTY. As of 10:15am this morning, it is now a “tax”.

Roberts and the other liberals on the bench RE-WROTE the law in order to approve it. Judicial activism is on parade at the highest level and we have lost individual freedoms because of it. Thanks to Roberts and the other liberals, the government can now control behavior simply by “taxing” people.


20 posted on 06/28/2012 12:03:39 PM PDT by TMA62 (Al Sharpton - The North Korea of race relations)
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To: xzins

SCOTUS has done worse.

Relying on 5 douche bags to protect our Liberties is idiotic. Complacency and despair are the greatest threats we face.


21 posted on 06/28/2012 12:09:28 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your damn Change!)
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To: beandog
Patriotic Americans who believe in the Constitution don’t like this ruling, not just conservatives.

Wish I could think of a single non-conservative in this day and age who still respects the Constitution.


22 posted on 06/28/2012 12:10:08 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Kaslin

What about the I’ll say 50 million “ILLEGALS” who will pay for their health care??????? Will they continue to get free health care??? While Americans will have to pay a “tax”????


23 posted on 06/28/2012 12:11:24 PM PDT by angelcindy ("If you follow the crowd ,you get no further than the crowd!")
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To: Kaslin
So what if Obama is reelected? The alternative you want me to vote for is a pro-abortion, pro-sodomy, pro-mandate, pro-big government, anti-gun liberal who follows a cult religion. There is no difference. You want me to vote for a liberal that is just like Obama because he has a "Republican" label and because he is not Obama.

I'm not doing that. I'm voting for a real alternative.

No, I don't expect my vote to swing the election this year. But if the constitution party can swing from 0.5% of the vote to maybe 4% of the vote during this election, then maybe next time either the big parties will start paying attention to how many votes they aren't getting or the constitution party will continue to grow until they pass the GOP.

You use your brain! You can vote for more of the same by voting for one of the two main party candidates that are both controlled by liberals. Or you can vote for a real alternative.

If Obama gets elected, Congress is already standing up to him. If Romney gets elected a Republican party is going to vote liberal policies in under his leadership.

I'd rather have stalemate and endless investigations under Obama, than move "FORWARD" towards socialism under Romney.

24 posted on 06/28/2012 12:31:19 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Tzar

Yes, your 401K will be required to buy a certain % of treasuries.


25 posted on 06/28/2012 12:32:02 PM PDT by expat2
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To: angelcindy

Don’t forget that Muslims are already excused from paying this fine/tax!


26 posted on 06/28/2012 12:36:58 PM PDT by expat2
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To: DannyTN

“I’m voting for a real alternative.”

Virgil Goode is a former democRat who used to take orders from Nancy Pelosi in the house. ]

He’s a stealth pro-obama candidate and you’re getting played big time. Wake up before it’s too late.


27 posted on 06/28/2012 12:43:06 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Virgil Goode is a “FORMER” democrat. Look at his voting record. He was fairly independent and pretty conservative.

Look at his voting record. I did.


28 posted on 06/28/2012 12:46:24 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: DannyTN
No, I don't expect my vote to swing the election this year. But if the constitution party can swing from 0.5% of the vote to maybe 4% of the vote during this election, then maybe next time either the big parties will start paying attention to how many votes they aren't getting or the constitution party will continue to grow until they pass the GOP.

What makes you think there will be a "next time" if we elect Obama again? Please explain how we won't collapse when Obama gets to elect maybe 2 Supreme Court Judges? Please explain this to me.

I am no fan of Romney, but he will get getting my vote and full support this Nov. If elected I will be critical of him and hold his feet to the fire.

29 posted on 06/28/2012 12:48:38 PM PDT by justice14 ("stand up defend or lay down and die")
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To: BarnacleCenturion; DannyTN; Kaslin

” Virgil Goode is a former democRat who used to take orders from Nancy Pelosi in the house. ]

He’s a stealth pro-obama candidate and you’re getting played big time. Wake up before it’s too late.”

Correct.

And if Obama gets back in, the only thing that could possibly save us from a complete dictatorship, and complete financial destruction, is another a civil war.


30 posted on 06/28/2012 12:52:04 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: MaxMax
This decision sets up the Gov to Tax anything it wants. ANYTHING, Anybody, for Any reason.

This decision sets up the PEOPLE of this country to defy the government in total.

It's time for a tax revolt and take away their power. The way to do that is to not give them anymore of our money. Refuse to file and refuse to pay. It's time to draw a line in the sand. PERIOD.

F U B O!

31 posted on 06/28/2012 12:53:22 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Kaslin

32 posted on 06/28/2012 12:53:57 PM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: justice14
"What makes you think there will be a "next time" if we elect Obama again? Please explain how we won't collapse when Obama gets to elect maybe 2 Supreme Court Judges? Please explain this to me."

Congress still has the power of impeachment if they will use it. They still have to confirm the judges Obama nominates.

Romney's choices for the Mass Supreme court were extreme liberals, more liberal than Obama's choices so far. So what do I gain by voting for Romney? Nothing.

Romney Judicial Record Liberals Running Wild

I am no fan of Romney, but he will get getting my vote and full support this Nov. If elected I will be critical of him and hold his feet to the fire.

BS. You can't hold his feet to the fire. You'll be a lone voice, crying everytime the GOP rubber stamps the GOP President's agenda, no matter how liberal. And I'll be there to remind you that you voted for that instead of voting for a real alternative.

33 posted on 06/28/2012 12:56:35 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Kaslin

The Government may direct 100% of your spending.

You are a slave.


34 posted on 06/28/2012 12:57:03 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Individual Liberty, R.I.P, 6/28/2012)
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To: angelcindy

What about the I’ll say 50 million “ILLEGALS”


They should have to pay 50% Federal taxes. We have a Progressive tax system,right? We charge corperations at a different rate...why not illegals.


35 posted on 06/28/2012 1:03:03 PM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the StatistI)
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To: bcsco

“As I understand from various posts, the individual mandate was declared unconstitutional.”

No. It was declared CONSTITUTIONAL under congress taxing power—even though the act declared it a penalty, not a tax.

Roberts just chickened out when Obama made his threats against the Court and reached for any way to rule in favor of the bill.


36 posted on 06/28/2012 1:11:13 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Thank you and I pray that those who consider to vote for him will listen to you


37 posted on 06/28/2012 1:15:21 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: DannyTN

You are delusional. There is no such thing as a “conservative democRat”. They are all commies. And if you vote for one of them, that means you are a commie too.


38 posted on 06/28/2012 1:21:04 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: FrankR

39 posted on 06/28/2012 1:22:49 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: ModelBreaker
Roberts just chickened out when Obama made his threats against the Court and reached for any way to rule in favor of the bill.

I am afraid you are correct. :(

40 posted on 06/28/2012 1:22:55 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: bcsco
clarify this for me?

Easy, you have just witnessed a traitorous supreme court turn a Republic into a socialist cesspool. Furthermore the Republicans have installed a savior Candidate that will make sure we keep that status, just maybe a little more kinder and gentler, but New World Order in any case.

41 posted on 06/28/2012 1:24:06 PM PDT by itsahoot (That Coup d'├ętat we had in 08, It is now complete, with unlimited power.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I flushed something purdier than that this morning.


42 posted on 06/28/2012 1:28:20 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they were.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
"You are delusional. There is no such thing as a “conservative democRat”. They are all commies. And if you vote for one of them, that means you are a commie too."

I voted for Reagan who was a former Democrat. I guess by your logic, that makes me a commie.

Virgil Goode got run out of the democratic party for Goode reason.

43 posted on 06/28/2012 1:47:27 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Kaslin

So, if everyone is mandated to buy health insurance, but now it is a tax, does Warren Buffet pay the same tax as his secretary?


44 posted on 06/28/2012 2:29:51 PM PDT by running_dog_lackey
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To: justice14

I am no fan of Romney, but he will get getting my vote and full support this Nov. If elected I will be critical of him and hold his feet to the fire.

That’s the important part, especially when you simply can’t take anyone, Democrat or Republican, at their word. Plus, with Obama and Holder’s refusal to turn over and get “Fast and Furious” Over with, whose really holding up progress? Obama and the Democrats are no less guilty, in fact even more guilty when you consider all their denial and strawmen that they manufacture. I disagreed with the Obama administration from day one, but since day one, it has reminded me how undesirable and unpresidential he is. Don’t like either candidate, but I would rather throw in a GOP one-termer than see Obama turn even worse than he is now by getting re-elected.


45 posted on 06/28/2012 2:38:22 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: unixfox

Just curious. How do people who have jobs and don’t own their own business stop paying taxes when it is taken directly from our checks?


46 posted on 06/28/2012 2:40:40 PM PDT by SendShaqtoIraq
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To: Kaslin
Time is past due for a revolution.
47 posted on 06/28/2012 2:52:01 PM PDT by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: xzins

As Newt said “we have to get rid of activist judges”


48 posted on 06/28/2012 2:54:03 PM PDT by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: katiedidit1

Is this considered taxation without representation?


49 posted on 06/28/2012 2:54:49 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: Gene Eric

“Not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices” Justice Roberts
It is their job to abide by our constitution! Roberts helped to shred it.


50 posted on 06/28/2012 2:57:07 PM PDT by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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