Can the Federal Government force people to buy something (healthcare)? That’s the central point of the entire argument… the so-called Individual Mandate. Giving the Government the power to force everyone to buy something would give it extraordinary powers.
For some reason, Liberals are not worried about this slippery slope because they want the Government to have powers greater than it ever has. Today health insurance tomorrow what else could they require people buy (or do)?
And how to enforce this Individual Mandate..? A fine (or is it a tax?) if you don’t sign up?
Certainly Obamakare is an evil that needs to be defeated and shame on Democrats for voting for it. For this reason alone the Democrats should never again be trusted with any power.
Reminds us of that line from the Dead Kennedy’s song California Über Alles:
Zen fascists will control you
You will jog for the master race
And always wear the happy face
Enough puttering about. Here’s this week’s ObamaNation: