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J.E. Dyer: A Fun Independence Day List of Things That are Now Considered Taxes

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I am encouraged that the Romney campaign has declined to agree that Obamacare is a tax. People need to read the Constitution. Whatever we accept as a “tax,” Congress has the power to make us pay. The Obamacare purchase mandate is not a tax, and neither is the fine for not buying health insurance. If we agree that they are taxes, the constitutional republic is lost.

Originally published at http://hotair.com/greenroom/archives/2012/07/03/a-fun-independence-day-list-of-things-that-are-now-considered-taxes/

About the Author: J.E. Dyer is a retired US Naval intelligence officer who served around the world, afloat and ashore, from 1983 to 2004.


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