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Mandate Mayhem

Court challenges to the health-care reform law, especially its provision requiring everyone to buy health insurance, make for an uncertain future.

Jeff Mamorsky, | US
July 19, 2011

mandated insurance

I think what was slipped in here has nothing to do with interstate commerce. If the IRS is in charge of enforcement (as it would seem) then the mandate is a tax disguised as a social benefit. In other words the legislative logic is "If you drive a car you need a license and insurance. So, if you are alive you need health insurance. What next a license and pet tags for your kids? Kidding aside - the healthcare system is mandated by law to care for the uninsured. So, are we with that? Maybe the courts will address that issue.

Posted by Phillip Decarlo | July 23, 2011 10:20 am

What is individual mandate?

Tim Jost: "Most people don't understand the individual mandate" This video may help:

Posted by Jeremy Johnson | July 20, 2011 06:26 pm

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