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If it acts like a tax,,,,then it is a tax....

Discussion in 'Politics, Elections & Legislation' started by bigdogtx, Jun 8, 2011.

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  1. bigdogtx

    bigdogtx Well-Known Member

    Aug 5, 2006
    At the end of the case, Hull hit upon another controversial matter over the penalty that’s imposed on people who don’t buy insurance. She noted with some derision the government’s enforcement mechanism for collecting fines: essentially trusting that people who don’t comply with the law will tell the truth on their tax returns.

    “How is that penalty even more collectible in any way than an unpaid medical bill?” Hull asked.

    Five of the plaintiff states’ attorneys general attended the arguments and added another spin on that issue, with Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott telling the media the administration was levying a new tax on Americans; one it never revealed during the health care debate...."

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/06/08/key-challenge-to-obama-health-care-law-heard-by-federal-court/#ixzz1Ok9EfvnW
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