Where do we draw the line

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    In the healthcare law we have the mandate that you must be healthcare or face a fine. So my question is where would you draw the line at what the Government can mandate you buy or face a fine with how far is to far?
     
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    That is exactly what the SCOTUS is determined to rule upon. This could be the most important question they face this decade. Let's hope they get it right.
     
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    The government should be able to force every citizen to buy an electric car.
     
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    Is the fine more than the cost of the premiums?? Will they garnish your wages if you don't comply?? If you don't purchase it, will you be denied emergency health care??
     
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    Americans deserve the same quality of care that other civilized countries enjoy, the same quality of insurance that we now pay for our congress to have.

    I watched a news segment today from Cuba where American universities are now sending medical doctor students because they learn more and its less costly.

    We cannot allow the R's to continue their all out race to the bottom just because they are owned by big business. We need to force them to work FOR the United States instead of foreign banks and foreign companies - as Mittens now does.
     
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    Three small paragraphs, and you didn't even allude to the original question. Instead of trying to have a discussion with people you went straight into partisan hack mode.:clap2:

    In case you missed it, the original question was how far can the government go with forcing citizens to purchase commodities? A treadmill in every home could greatly benefit the US due to the obesity problem, so then can the government force everyone to buy a treadmill or be fined?
     
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    Luddly is planning on relocating to Zimbabwe.

    Oops...I did not intend to let everyone know that.....double oops...
     
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    I draw the line at Obamacare.
     
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    You don't draw shit. Your masters pay meatheads to draw the line or put up the barricades.
     
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    It is good for your health, afterall.
     

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