Is Gay Marriage the Key to Ending Obamacare?

In David Kopel’s July 9th post, he shares with readers some of the legal reasons why the recent Gay Marriage decision was a boon for Tenthers.  Though current nullification efforts do not depend on the courts for validation, this article is important to study.  Many Americans still find themselves as disciples of the judiciary & for debates with people of this mindset, you can share with them some of the points below.  It seems that even the courts are taking a renewed interest in our Tenth Amendment.
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ObamaCare is a threat to federalism

From the Heritage foundation, via the WSJ: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act represents more than a federal takeover of health care; it is a direct threat to federalism itself. Never before has Congress exercised its power under Article I, Section 8 of the Federal Constitution to force American citizens to purchase a pri…

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The 1099 Tsunami

Yet another piece of the Obamacare monstrosity. Gary North writes: Earlier this year, some staffer in some office on Capitol Hill dutifully inserted a provision into the health insurance bill that will force businesses to file 1099 forms on every transaction with another business for over $600. Buy a $601 used car for your business?…

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Dan Itse on ObamaCare

Are federal laws necessarily Constitutional by mere virtue of their passage? Was Congress really intended to be the arbiter of its own authority? Here by special request of the orator, Rep Dan Itse addresses the NH House of Representatives, 5/13/2010, on an amendment to SB455 which would opt NH out of the Constitutionally unauthorized nationalized…

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“General Welfare” Does Not Include National Healthcare

Some good insight from Dr. Harold Pease of CA-TAC: here are many less well-known facts to keep in mind as you review Section 8. Convention delegates curiously placed every power in one sentence with 18 paragraphs. This strange construction was to make it even more difficult for future power grabbers to isolate and enhance a…

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More constitutional questions about Obamacare

From the DailyCaller: A just-released memo from the Congressional Research Service (CRS) raises fresh constitutional concerns about a provision in President Obama’s health-care law that could impose tens of millions of dollars in fines on Congress, state and local governments. …The new memo from Congress’s research arm states that state and local governments would be…

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The Individual Mandate: We’re All Amish Now

One of the more charming things about Big Government is when professional politicians create a problem they expect the citizen to fix it. The so-called “free ride” in health care is one such problem. Congress itself created the “free ride” in 1986 with EMTALA, the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. This law requires…

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