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ObamaCare and the ´RobertsTax´
American Thinker, by Jon N. Hall

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Posted By:magnante, 3/5/2013 9:56:59 AM

One of the necessary features of any law is enforcement. Taxes are laws, and if you don´t pay your taxes, the government swoops down on you like a raptor on a rodent. You then must either pay up or prove that you don´t owe the money the government says you owe. Otherwise, government can garnish your wages, take your house, or maybe even put you in prison. None of that applies to the "tax" that Chief Justice John Roberts "discovered" in the Affordable Care Act, which the legislation had mistakenly labeled a "penalty" for noncompliance

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 3/5/2013 10:06:57 AM     (No. 9209167)

I suspect that Roberts will come to regret his valiant attempt to "protect the integrity of the Court."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 3/5/2013 10:37:53 AM     (No. 9209231)

Glad to see a publication calling it what it is: the "Robert´s Tax". Can you believe what an incredibly weak man Roberts turned out to be?

I guess he doesn´t like horses... or cement. Bush´s David Souter. Slicked and screwed.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 3/5/2013 10:44:43 AM     (No. 9209247)

Roberts: The Supreme Court Chief Justice who will forever live in infamy.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: grounded, 3/5/2013 11:28:24 AM     (No. 9209332)

Even if the penalty is a "tax" as per Chief Justice Roberts, it´s not a tax that the Constitution permits the government to collect. The federal government can only collect taxes that are prorated among the states on the basis of population or on incomes per the 16th Amendment. Only by employing some really extreme judicial gymnastics can the good judge make the tax/penalty satisfy either of those requirements. The government does collect a plethora of "fees" but it doesn´t call them taxes (even though they really are taxes). And it can collect penalties as the result of civil or criminal prosecution.

If the only enforcement mechanism that the goverment has is refund forfeiture, no refund is easy to arrange.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: NRAisFreedom, 3/5/2013 12:26:10 PM     (No. 9209476)

Roberts is an absolute idiot! He violated his oath also. Judges do NOT write laws. He has damaged himself and the court beyond recognition. His opinions will always be suspect and nothing to the debate.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: NRAisFreedom, 3/5/2013 12:34:31 PM     (No. 9209498)

Oops, zipped by #1 comment. Had to take a minute to stop laughing. The moronic people that voted for those morons voted in obambiecare. People, you have to start realizng that there is a massive amount of people in this country that are total zombies and are disengaged from any critical thinking for themselves. They follow what group think gets to them...oh yeah, and are waiting for their next big upbeat in life....the new iPhone is out!!!

Pathetic isn´t?!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lil dotty, 3/5/2013 12:42:20 PM     (No. 9209518)

Perhaps JC Roberts will have an opportunity to change his opinion

http://www.oregonmag.com/supreme-court-another-chance-to-kill-obamacare/




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