Friday, March 19, 2010

More Proof That Obamacare Is Unconstitutional

This is interesting…

Article I, Section 8, Clause 1
The Congress shall have Power to lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States.
U.S. Supreme Court - STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA v. U S, 199 U.S. 437 (1905)
199 U.S. 437 - Argued April 11, 1905. Decided December 4, 1905.

If the opinion of this ruling is still supposed to applied today in the context that the currently proposed healthcare payer reform will be taxed, wouldn't that mean that all of the kickbacks, bribes, exemptions, etc. would make it unconstitutional since: "When South Carolina embarked upon the business of dispensing alcoholic beverages, its agents were held to be subject to the national internal revenue tax, the ground of the holding being that in 1787 such a business was not regarded as one of the ordinary functions of government."

I support any state Attorney General and/or Governor who upholds the enumerated rights of each state by suing the Federal government and its tyrannical designs on our lives.