Necessary and proper

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December 19, 2010
The American Prospect
by Adam Serwer  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"The conservative argument against the individual mandate, a tax levied on people who avoid buying health insurance, is as powerful as it is simplistic: If the federal government can force you to buy health insurance, then it can make you do anything. It's a critique liberals need to answer more forcefully." [editor's note: Posted FYI; this is the "progressive" argument we'll be facing for a while on this issue, ignoring constitutional limits in favor of the "urgency" of this boondoggle - SAT] (12/17/10)  

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