Wednesday, October 13, 2010

SCUMBAGETTE: Schakowsky explains Constitutional basis of ObamaCare

At least Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) gives it a few tries. First she argued “If we can build national highways,” but Adam Sharp noted that the Constitution does include the authority to build interstate “post roads.” Next, Schakowsky says enacting civil-rights legislation creates some sort of odd precedent, even though those acts existed to enforce the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments of the Constitution. Schakowsky gives it one last try on Medicare and Social Security, even though the former is voluntary and the latter is an explicit government program (albeit also of dubious Constitutional authority). There exists no Constitutional reference to force Americans to buy a private product, and Schakowsky winds up walking away: READ MORE...

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