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Obamacare mandate struck down as unconstitutional!

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

From Forbes:

Justice Roger Vinson of the U.S. District Court in Pensacola ruled today that the primary mechanism used by health reform to achieve universal insurance coverage–the individual mandate–is illegal. If his ruling stands it would void the 2,700 page, $938 billion health reform bill passed last year.

“Because the individual mandate is unconstitutional and not severable, the entire Act must be declared void.”

This isn’t the first ruling against Obamacare. Plus, over half the states are suing the federal government over the unfunded mandates in Obamacare.

Obamacare was an extremely unpopular bill that only passed with no Republicans voting for it, and bipartisan support against it.

HT to Ms. Malkin

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Comprehensive List of Tax Hikes in Obamacare

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

American for Tax Reform has a list of the multiple tax hikes hidden in Obamacare.

These include:

  1. Individual Mandate Excise Tax
  2. Employer Mandate Tax
  3. Surtax on Investment Income
  4. Excise Tax on Comprehensive Health Insurance Plans
  5. Hike in Medicare Payroll Tax
  6. Medicine Cabinet Tax
  7. HSA Withdrawal Tax Hike
  8. Flexible Spending Account Cap – aka “Special Needs Kids Tax
  9. Tax on Medical Device Manufacturers
  10. Raise “Haircut” for Medical Itemized Deduction from 7.5% to 10% of AGI
  11. Tax on Indoor Tanning Services
  12. Elimination of tax deduction for employer-provided retirement Rx drug coverage in coordination with Medicare Part D
  13. Blue Cross/Blue Shield Tax Hike
  14. Excise Tax on Charitable Hospitals
  15. Tax on Innovator Drug Companies
  16. Tax on Health Insurers
  17. $500,000 Annual Executive Compensation Limit for Health Insurance Executives
  18. Employer Reporting of Insurance on W-2
  19. Corporate 1099-MISC Information Reporting
  20. “Black liquor” tax hike
  21. Codification of the “economic substance doctrine”

Yup, if you think Health Care is expensive now, wait until the Government makes it “free.”

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All you need to know about Obamacare…

Monday, November 15th, 2010

The New England Healthcare Institute – known as NEHI – is a nonprofit, independent health policy institute dedicated to transforming health care for the benefit of patients and their families.

The NEHI has one of the 111 Obamacare waivers issued by our Dear Leader‘s HHS Secretay Kathleen Sebelius!

They are probably better educated about the details of Obamacare than the democrats in Congress who voted for it, and they don’t want any part of it!

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Clint Howard Knows Politics!

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Clint Howard nails it on why democrat congresscritters are avoiding Town Hall meetings!

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democrat congressman explains their approach to Health Care legislation

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

Democrat and impeached judge Rep. Alcee Hastings said this during a House Rules Meeting today in defense of the Democrats’ health care approach:

“All this talk about rules. We make them up as we go along.”

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House Speaker Pelosi needs a few basic civics classes

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

San Fran Nan (a.k.a. Nancy Pelosi, democrat – San Francisco & Speaker of the US House of Representatives) has said that Congress needs to pass ObamaCare so that the public can find out what’s in the bill.

Reality to democrat Speaker of the House Pelosi: Tell the people first, and then they will tell their Representatives in Congress if they want them to vote for it. That is how the system works.

What is in that bill that you are so afraid of the American People finding out?

HT to IMAO for the video.

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What is it that the democrats are afraid to show the American People?

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

House and Senate democrat “leaders” are planning on keeping deliberations secret as they work out the compromise “heath care” bill behind closed doors.

C-Span is calling for the congressional democrats to do what our Dear Leader called for, have the debate open and available for the American People to see.

Openness and transparency in the political process. That is what the democrats ran on, but are refusing to implement.

The reality is the the democrats really don’t want any honest and open debate. If that happens, the American people could see exactly what they are trying to shove down their throats without their knowledge.

A wise woman spoke the truth when she said, “They win in the dark; we win in the light.”

The last thing the democrats want is the ObamaCare bill to be brought out of the cover of darkness and into the cleansing light of the public.

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Pelosi losing her iron grip on House democrats?

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

It appears so, Politico reports that freshman democrat congressman Parker Griffith of Alabama is leaving the democrat party and join the Republicans.

Griffith, a medical doctor, is no fan of ObamaCare it seems.

A radiation oncologist who founded a cancer treatment center, Griffith plans to blast the Democratic health care bill as a prime reason for his decision to switch parties—and is expected to cite his medical background as his authority on the subject.

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A liberal advisor to BHO speaking honestly about ObamaCare

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Robert Reich was Bill Clinton’s Secretary of Labor and is an advisor to our Dear Leader.
He is also a very smart fellow. He really is speaking the true and honest words you will never hear from an elected leftist politician about their plans for government controlled socialized medicine.

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House democrats don’t want the American People to know what they are doing.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Ed Morrissey has the story on how the House democrats blocked the House Republican’s attempt to show the American People the truth about the so-called “Health Care” scam the democrats and our Dear Leader are trying to ram down the throats of the American People before they can see what effect it will have on them.

Why are the democrats afraid of the American People knowing the truth? What are they trying to hide?

“Hiding the truth about wildly unpopular policies is a Democrat specialty,” said one GOP aide. “I’d like to see the flow chart on how Speaker [Nancy] Pelosi plans on implementing the open and transparent government she keeps promising everyone.”


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