this is sad, the AP trying to stick up for Obama's HC mandate

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    Obama's insurance requirement not the only mandate - Yahoo! News

    I love how a tax (that only working people pay) is trying to be equated to a country wide mandate. It gets even worse when they compare mandates on hospitals and insurance companies to individuals.

    Pathetic.
     
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    Actually it's the Republicans health care mandate...

    1993 - GOP Health Plan (their answer to HilaryCare) includes a Mandate.
    1996 - RomneyCare includes a Mandate.
    2008 - GOP Candidates McCain & Romney support a Mandate, Candidate Obama does not.
    2010 - Pres. Obama's Health Plan, as a concession to Republicans, includes a Mandate.
    2011 - Suddenly a Mandate is Socialism and UnConstitutional.
    2012 - Right Rank & File are totally clueless that their votes have been supporting a Mandate
    for 20 years.
     
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    I am not sure I understand your contention here.
     
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    Its the repubs fault democrats pushed and passed it. Ask him...
     
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    go ahead and let the right wing court strike it down.

    the country will have to do universal care if you do
     
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    Yes, let's not worry about the constitution in their deliberations.

    I mean, you bastards have been using the courts to thwart the will of the people for decades.

    Now, the court is going to do it the right way...and you don't like it.

    Die quickly.
     
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    Actually, I was thinking it was arguing that Medicare should be struck down too.
     
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    deflection
     
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    it should

    and social security should be optional

    both are forcing people to pay for those who can't invest their own money properly
     
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    While I laud your post, I am afraid that phasing them out will take a lot of time.

    I would go for a constitutional amendment that requires some form of retirement savings. Think of what housing interest rates would be with all that cash looking for a home.
     

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