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Shocking News: Dems Not Quite Sure What’s In The Constitution

One of the brilliant ideas in the healthcare bill passed is that every person must purchase health insurance. Is it constitutional for our government to force us to purchase a good or service?

Let’s ask Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), House Judiciary Committee Chairman.

Why yes, he believes the constitution does allow for the government to require the purchase of a good or service.

Under what clause?

Well, that’s obvious: “Under several clauses, the good and welfare clause and a couple others. All the scholars, the constitutional scholars that I know — I’m chairman of the Judiciary committee, as you know — they all say that there’s nothing unconstitutional in this bill and if there were, I would have tried to correct it if I thought there were.”

Except, of course, there is no “good and welfare clause”.

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