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More than one way to kill Obamacare
Orange County Register ^ | 7-12-2012 | The Orange County Register Editorial Board

Posted on 07/12/2012 10:23:48 PM PDT by Mark Landsbaum

Some of the most onerous obligations of the illogically named Affordable Care Act, aka, Obamacare, may yet be defeated.

When the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Obamacare's constitutionality by curiously deciding its penalty for not buying health insurance is really a tax, justices also said something that made more sense: States may opt out of the law's costly expansion of Medicaid – the government health insurance system for the poor – without losing existing Medicaid funding, as the law threatened.

States can save tens of billions of dollars by not expanding Medicaid coverage (known as Medi-Cal in California) to people who earn as 133 percent of the poverty level, and to childless single men. . .

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: healthcare; nullify; obamacare; repeal

1 posted on 07/12/2012 10:24:04 PM PDT by Mark Landsbaum
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To: Mark Landsbaum

Stand Up For Religious Freedom

2 posted on 07/12/2012 10:26:15 PM PDT by tsowellfan (
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To: Mark Landsbaum

When they drag me to court because I won’t pay the penalty, i’ll just claim that the law is not valid because it was not signed into law by a duly elected president.

And, as a last resort, i’ll use the religious belief against gambling exemption. Because if they limit that to muslims only, then that is ESTABLISHMENT of religion.

Then i’ll pick apart every other unconstitutional mandate and principle in the void law.

The mistake they made with fighting Obamacare was putting all their eggs in one basket (mandate)

We need to FORCE SCOTUS to re-address this ruling, and go after EVERYTHING in it that is unconstitutional.
Otherwise we will be fighting this battle again in 8 years.... Even if Obamacare is repealed next year.

3 posted on 07/12/2012 11:40:10 PM PDT by Safrguns
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As I understand it, you won't be dragged into court, at least not right away.

Our friendly IRS will treat nonpayment like any other tax delinquency. Start with nasty letters followed by more penalties and interest, followed by a lien on everything you own. Pretty slick eh? No ugly, public courtroom scenes.

This is the sort of despotism our Framers feared. It is what happens to a corrupted people.

4 posted on 07/13/2012 2:41:59 AM PDT by Jacquerie (I want my America back.)
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