Mirror of Justice

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Thursday, June 28, 2012

President Obama: mandate is not a tax

The inconsistency is arresting:  mandate is not a tax

It is also striking, not to mention disappointing, that the dissenters are content to quibble that while Congress could have made the penalty a tax, and thus have acted within its taxing authority, Congress did not call it a tax in so many magic words, even though it is the IRS that will be collecting it.

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