US Supreme Court Rules Medical Fascism is OK
So the unconstitutional interpretation of the Interstate Commerce Clause was never challenged by the SCOTUS -- that's the provision in Article One, Section Eight, that is supposed to let Congress stop tariffs being placed on state goods by other states, but is interpreted to mean Congress can regulate anything that goes over state borders... With this as an "accepted" basis, then we can see how the SCOTUS would never bother to wipe away all the unconstitutional regulations placed on insurance companies (things such as "guaranteed issue" and "group rating")... Such a move would undermine the entire schema of the regulatory state (and if you're a fan, ask yourself if you'd like your neighbor "regulating" you in something you choose to peacefully do)... And it's easy to see how the Oracles would say that the Congress also has the taxing power... And to see that they would let Congress tax people who haven't bought the insurance that the feds (this is fascism, according to the dictionary, by the way) mandate the insurance companies offer. But what's interesting is that the Constitution only grants the Congress the power to tax imported goods and income (the passage of the income tax amendment is still in question for many observers)... So can anyone help us by citing the portion of the Constitution that lets the gubment tax people for anything other than those things? Oh, and how about that nutty Fourth Amendment, which says that private data can't be taken without a WARRANT issued by a judge upon his/her determination of probable cause?
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