Some good advice for the GOP

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  1. fredsanford
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    This was in 2010 when the bill was being crafted. Has nothing to do with the sequester.

    Dems at the time took a lot of sh** for allowing pubs to help craft a bill they had no intention of voting for.
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    Can't find anything on gang of eight related to ACA or Obamacare. Maybe the regime had google wipe all links to it since the exchanges are blowing up?
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    This sounds all fine and well, but Justice Roberts already called it a "tax," not a revenue.
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    Are you still taking about a Pub being involved with the ACA? :no:
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    Shab there is absolutely no way the 2700 page bill was drafted by your gang of 8 - that bill was sitting around in dime dem senators desk since hillarycare
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    Whether it is a "tax" or not is irrelevant to the origination clause question. The origination clause refers to revenue, not tax.

    All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with Amendments as on other Bills.

    In any case, the Supreme Court has never struck down a bill for violating the origination clause, and it has a House bill number anyways which seems to be all it takes to prove, for purposes of a legal challenge, that the origination clause is satisfied.
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    Really? Try that the ideas for the ACA actually come from the Heritage Foundation.

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