Skip to comments.FLASHBACK: When Asked Where the Constitution Authorizes Congress to Order Americans To Buy Health
Posted on 12/13/2010 7:20:27 PM PST by Nachum
CNSNews.com originally published this story in which House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dismissed the question of whether Obamacare was constitutional on Oct. 22, 2009.
(CNSNews.com) - When CNSNews.com asked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday where the Constitution authorized Congress to order Americans to buy health insurance--a mandate included in both the House and Senate versions of the health care bill--Pelosi dismissed the question by saying: Are you serious? Are you serious?
Pelosi's press secretary later responded to written follow-up questions from CNSNews.com by emailing CNSNews.com a press release on the Constitutionality of Health Insurance Reform, that argues that Congress derives the authority to mandate that people purchase health insurance from its constitutional power to regulate interstate commerce.
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Arrogant pinko witch.
Just my opinion of course.
Pathetic little people: don’t make us raise your taxes!
Someone needs to tell the witch from the bay that we are very serious and so was the federal judge.
The question is can she actually read and understand the constitution of the USA????
So far it looks like she flunked.
Tell me where in the constitution it allows congress to pass a law authorizing a ponzi scheme??
I think we are serious. She signed on to go down with the ship.
I’m all in.
That clause is RIGHT AFTER the one that authorizes partial birth abortion, but right BEFORE the one that says the 2nd Amendment does NOT mean what it says!
Overturn Wickard v Filburn. They keep proving, over and over again, they cannot be trusted with that power.
Looks like he was serious.
Hey Nancy! Maybe the Constitution is one of those things that you swore to uphold, and now it’s time to find out what’s in it. Kinda like the laws you pass first to find out what’s in them.