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  •  That's a clever, artful hedge... (2+ / 0-)
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    ...but it still says that Government can do this.

    And that's like being a little bit pregnant from the perspective of likely GOP Primary participants.

    "Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will." -- Frederick Douglass

    by Egalitare on Fri Mar 26, 2010 at 08:09:45 AM PDT

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    •  The 14th Amendment makes the guarantees (0+ / 0-)

      of rights under the Federal Constitution apply to the states also.

      Therefore, if a Federal mandate to buy health insurance is unconstitutional, then so would a state mandate.

      I have flow thru Detriot in recent months and the number of TSA women in hijab is alarming. It's like the foxes are overseeing the chicken coop -- A RW blogger.

      by Kimball Cross on Fri Mar 26, 2010 at 08:11:43 AM PDT

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      •  well, the Teabaggers are Dixiecrats (1+ / 0-)
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        and they're all about crazy states' rights theories.

        But Egalitare is right... the more important issue is that mandates are now considered OMG SOCISHALISM.

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