Obamacare's Hideous History, Recounted

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    Again, someone else with an opinion.

    Obamacare's Hideous History, Recounted

    The American Spectator : Obamacare's Hideous History, Recounted..

    There will be time aplenty in the coming months to take apart Roberts' slipshod, intellectually illegitimate opinion clause by clause and argument by argument. There will be time enough to show that his transparent hackery quite devastatingly undermined the very "legitimacy" of the court that he made such a purely political decision to try to protect.

    For now, though, it is worth studying the foregoing litany of injustices, committing it to memory, and letting its lessons burn with a cold fury in our brains and souls -- a well-considered and purposeful fury that impels us all to do everything necessary to counteract the baleful effects of this abomination, and to make sure such a creature never raises its horrendous head again. This law is (figuratively speaking) the spawn of vile political beasts. It must be decapitated.
     
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    The bill that passed the Senate wasn’t technically a Senate bill. Reid took a bill that had already passed the House, stripped out the provisions to turn it into a “shell bill,” and then inserted the text of ObamaCare to get around this requirement. The bill that passed the Senate was H.R.3590, which initially had to do with tax breaks for military homeowners. And yes, they’ve used the “shell bill” strategy before. In fact, the conservative opinion today specifically mentioned Article I, section 7 at one point while raising no objection to Reid’s sleight of hand. Quote:
     
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    Day one: Adopt Romneycare as the model for Obamacare.

    Romney: Oops
     
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    Day two, bribe members since the gop will not cooperate.
     
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    The American Spectator? Gee, ain't ya got nothin' from Glenn Beck or Rush Limbaugh or WorldNutDaily or Investor's Business Daily or Fox News?
     
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    Day two obamaturd: "I know I am an idiot, but other idiots will support me."
     
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    Obamacare, It's BS and it's no good for us.............
     
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    It does seem that the biggest tax increase in US history was passed under dubious circumstances.
     
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    Not one single Republican voted to raise those taxes.. Hooray for Republicans.
     

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