"The Affordable Care Act is plainly constitutional" -- Henry Waxman, Roll Call, March 23, 2012 -- Official Congressional Website.
To mandate that individuals must enter the health insurance market and purchase a policy wars against everything explicit expounded in the commerce clause of the United States Constitution.
What law school did this clown go to? Whattsamatta U? Even Rocky and Bullwinkle would not blink an eyelash to state that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is plainly unconstitutional.
Where does Congress get the audacity to regulate purchases for anything? If everything is commerce, then why have a Constitution in the first place?
What is plain, without a doubt, is that Congressman Waxman has no regard for the rule of law. "Plainly" does not describe a 2000+ page bill that depicts death panels, that puts undue burden on businesses to opt out of providing health insurance, that can force a fee on anyone who refused to purchase health care.
Did the funny little man not witness the stunning, uproarious, and even disconcerting townhall meetings across the country before ObamaCare was rammed down our thoughts in a forced Sunday night vote?
"We have to pass the bill so that you can see what's in it," chimed former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, another smug progressive who snickered when questioned whether she though the largest takeover in United States History was constitutional or not.
If ObamaCare is struck down in entirety or in part, Mr. Waxman may wax weary of his time in office. This signature piece of legislation has become an albatross for the incumbent President, who after numerous speeches and convocations not only failed to budge public opinion to support the unread monstrosity, but actually turned off a larger number of voters to the entire government takeover, one which Rasmussen polling has documented still upsets a strong majority who long to see the unparalleled power grab repealed as soon as possible.
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