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Sheila Jackson Lee: Obamacare is a Consitutional Right
Townhall.com ^ | 1/19/11 | Guy Benson

Posted on 01/19/2011 8:51:16 AM PST by Nachum

The second a massive, unpopular government entitlement program enters its implementation phase, it instantaneously transforms into a sacrosanct Constitutional right. That's the word from noted Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX): Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee, a Democrat from Texas, said on Tuesday afternoon that repealing the national health care law would violate the Constitution. Arguing that the Commerce Clause provides the constitutional basis for ObamaCare, Jackson Lee said repealing the law by passing Republicans' H.R. 2 violates both the Fifth Amendment's right to due process and the Fourteenth Amendment's equal protection clause.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: constitution; democrats; jackson; lee; liberalfascism; obamacare; sheila; sheilajacksonlee; socialisthealthcare
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Idjit
1 posted on 01/19/2011 8:51:18 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Stupidity. It’s a sin.


2 posted on 01/19/2011 8:52:32 AM PST by agere_contra (Historically every time the Left has 'expanded its moral imagination' the results have been horrific)
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To: Nachum

“Terrisn!”


3 posted on 01/19/2011 8:52:50 AM PST by SeeSharp
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To: Nachum
Sheila Jackson Lee Pictures, Images and Photos
4 posted on 01/19/2011 8:53:21 AM PST by Snickering Hound
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To: Nachum
I'm surprised she didn't mention the 93rd Amendment.

What a loon.

5 posted on 01/19/2011 8:53:33 AM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: agere_contra
Since when do a bunch of undocumented criminals, other illegals and lazy a$# losers have a constitutional right to MY income?
6 posted on 01/19/2011 8:55:12 AM PST by SMARTY (Conforming to non-conformity is conforming just the same.)
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To: Nachum

And these people actually question Sarah Palin’s intelligence?


7 posted on 01/19/2011 8:56:18 AM PST by Hoodat (Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. - (Rom 8:37))
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To: Nachum

http://www.uncf.org/ Help prevent future Shirley Lees.


8 posted on 01/19/2011 8:56:36 AM PST by tumblindice (Do I have it? I thought YOU had it!)
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To: Nachum

Hey Sheila! That last time people in the USA were regarded as commerce was when slaves were bought and sold. Idiot!


9 posted on 01/19/2011 8:57:14 AM PST by avacado
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To: Nachum
Gawd. Anyone looking for a living symbol of everything that is wrong in Washington DC today (not to mention the elecorate that put them there)... look no further.

A complete race-baiting, class-warmongering self-aggrandizing micro-mind.

Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!

10 posted on 01/19/2011 8:58:28 AM PST by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: Nachum

Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, you stupid Behar!


11 posted on 01/19/2011 8:59:07 AM PST by ssaftler (Is "Audacity of Hope" English for "Mein Kampf"?)
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To: ClearCase_guy
I'm surprised she didn't mention the 93rd Amendment.

Mention it to her and see what happens...

12 posted on 01/19/2011 8:59:12 AM PST by danielmryan
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To: Nachum

Yes, and men have landed on Mars. /sarc


13 posted on 01/19/2011 9:00:01 AM PST by DallasDeb
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To: Nachum

WOW! Just WOW!


14 posted on 01/19/2011 9:00:09 AM PST by Castigar
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To: Nachum; Tax-chick; Constitution Day

“Consitutional”?


15 posted on 01/19/2011 9:00:22 AM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Nachum
How would she know, she's never read the Constitution! She's an embarrassment to every decent person of color, every decent person in her district, every decent person in Houston, every decent person in Texas, and every decent person in the US.

On a brighter note, the Tea Party is setting up shop in her district.

16 posted on 01/19/2011 9:00:25 AM PST by jda
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To: SMARTY

That’s the deal, but there’s no use trying to explain it to SJL or her constituents,

the Constitution protects our INHERENT rights against encroachment by the government. It doesn’t define our rights.

Secondly, there is no such thing as an INHERENT right that imposes an involuntary burden on another person. You have NO RIGHT to the fruits of another person’s labor. That is, by definition, slavery.


17 posted on 01/19/2011 9:01:03 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Snickering Hound

I’m axin you not to post pictures like that.


18 posted on 01/19/2011 9:01:18 AM PST by samtheman
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To: martin_fierro
“Consitutional”?

Sitting around on your backside all day waiting for DocObama to invent a pill that cures obesity, bad hair, and stupidity?

19 posted on 01/19/2011 9:01:41 AM PST by Tax-chick (An attack on Sarah Palin is an attack on me.)
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To: Nachum

I doubt she has ever read the constitution so how would she know?


20 posted on 01/19/2011 9:01:41 AM PST by MAKOTHEDOG
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To: Nachum
Must I die? Must my child die, because I am now disallowed from getting insurance?

The Stupid. It Burns.

21 posted on 01/19/2011 9:01:59 AM PST by agere_contra (Historically every time the Left has 'expanded its moral imagination' the results have been horrific)
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To: Nachum

“Sheila Jackson Lee: Obamacare is a Consitutional Right”

Yep....it’s right in there next to the “right” to an abortion.


22 posted on 01/19/2011 9:04:28 AM PST by Grunthor (Enemy of the state)
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To: agere_contra

23 posted on 01/19/2011 9:04:56 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Nachum

Redistricting should be the first item on the Texas legislature’s agenda.


24 posted on 01/19/2011 9:05:22 AM PST by Waryone (RINOs, Elites, and Socialists - on the endangered list, soon to become extinct.)
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To: DallasDeb
Unconstitutional?

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"I'm as sure of it as that flag on mars."
25 posted on 01/19/2011 9:05:40 AM PST by ZX12R
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To: Nachum

This crap, from a serial violator of her oath of office. The irony is breathtaking.


26 posted on 01/19/2011 9:10:58 AM PST by Noumenon ("We should forgive our enemies, but not before they are hanged.")
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To: MrB

LOL, thanks.


27 posted on 01/19/2011 9:11:27 AM PST by agere_contra (Historically every time the Left has 'expanded its moral imagination' the results have been horrific)
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To: agere_contra

I can honestly say that Sheila Jackass Lee does reflect
the level of intellect of the people that vote for her.
She is perfectly suited to represent these foolish morons.
Believe me I live here.


28 posted on 01/19/2011 9:11:31 AM PST by Slambat
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To: MrB

These lazy clowns are so keen on ‘rights’. How about HARD EARNED rights.... don’t THEY count!!!


29 posted on 01/19/2011 9:12:05 AM PST by SMARTY (Conforming to non-conformity is conforming just the same.)
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To: Nachum

She’s still looking for the flag planted by our Astronauts on “MARS”.


30 posted on 01/19/2011 9:12:16 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy (tHE)
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To: SMARTY
"Since when do a bunch of undocumented criminals, other illegals and lazy a$# losers have a constitutional right to MY income?"

Since around 12:05 p.m. EST (17:05 UTC). January 20, 2009

31 posted on 01/19/2011 9:13:51 AM PST by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Nachum

Sheila Jackson Lee - Would MLK hit it?


32 posted on 01/19/2011 9:14:22 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona.....)
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To: Slambat

You know, that is something we should all take into consideration.

The Congressperson is supposed to be a faithful representative/proxy of the people of his/her district.

And she, I assume, is fulfilling that role perfectly.


33 posted on 01/19/2011 9:14:52 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Nachum

Sheila Jackson Lee should exercise her Constitutional Right to take a long walk off a short pier.


34 posted on 01/19/2011 9:15:30 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (0bamanomics: Punish Success, Reward Failure. Destroying America is the point.)
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To: Nachum

I believe this is the same “scholar” who complained that there weren’t enough “black-sounding” names for hurricanes? Is this really a key issue in her district? This woman gives new meaning to the word “idiot”. She is an idiot ‘squared’, who has no place being an elected representative. This speaks volumes about her constituents who continue to vote for this clueless moron.


35 posted on 01/19/2011 9:15:57 AM PST by American Infidel (Instead of vilifying success, try to emulate it)
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To: Nachum

The 5th amendment refers to protection against abuse of government authority in a legal procedure.

This refers to specifically grand juries and the phrase “due process”.

The 14th Amendment Due Process Clause prohibits state and local governments from depriving persons of life, liberty, or property without certain steps being taken to ensure fairness.

The left have twisted fairness into entitlement.


36 posted on 01/19/2011 9:17:53 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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Sheila Jackson Lee:

A term for moderate to severe mental retardation, as well as for a type of criminal. It arises from the Latin word sheilajacksonleus, meaning weak, or weak-minded. “Sheila Jackson Lee” was once applied to people with an IQ of 26-50, between “moron” (IQ of 51-70) and “idiot” (IQ of 0-25).

The term was further refined into mental and moral imbecility.[1][2] The concepts of “moral insanity,” “moral idiocy,” and “moral imbecility,” led to the emerging field of eugenic criminology, which held that crime can be reduced by preventing “feeble-minded” people from reproducing.[3]


37 posted on 01/19/2011 9:18:15 AM PST by maddog55 (OBAMA, You can't fix stupid...)
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To: Nachum

Stupid is as stupid does.


38 posted on 01/19/2011 9:18:17 AM PST by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: Snickering Hound

39 posted on 01/19/2011 9:21:04 AM PST by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: Nachum

Uh, no Sheila, it’s not. However, what IS constitutional is the right to remain silent. Use it once in a while.


40 posted on 01/19/2011 9:23:29 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: Nachum

It seems the talking points have been handed out as John Lewis here made a similar statement.


41 posted on 01/19/2011 9:23:58 AM PST by doodad
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To: Nachum

I would say she is an idiot, but that would not be enough.


42 posted on 01/19/2011 9:25:50 AM PST by Duckdog (If it wasn't for NASCAR my TV would have gone out the window years ago!)
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To: Nachum

"I can't never shuts up!"

43 posted on 01/19/2011 9:26:31 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: Nachum

Funny how libs can find things that are *not* in the constitution, but argue that things plainly in the constitution aren’t there or don’t meant what they say.

I believe her cognitive processing unit has experienced an I-D-10-T error.


44 posted on 01/19/2011 9:27:25 AM PST by IamConservative (Liberlism - the surety of knowing that which cannot be proven by fact.)
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To: Nachum
"Stupid" should hurt...

45 posted on 01/19/2011 9:29:16 AM PST by ~Vor~ (A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.)
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To: TLI

Separated at birth? YOU decide!...


46 posted on 01/19/2011 9:30:43 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: Nachum

Maybe on Mars.


47 posted on 01/19/2011 9:31:27 AM PST by nina0113
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To: Nachum

The most abused clause in the Constitution...the commerce clause. If you accept the dhimmirat interpretation of it, then there is NO LIMIT to what government can to the people, whenever they choose, for as long as they choose, at any cost they deem appropriate.

Time to rein in this leviathan. Starting with this stupid congress critter should work...


48 posted on 01/19/2011 9:31:42 AM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2013: Change we can look forward to.)
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To: PubliusMM
If you accept the dhimmirat interpretation of it, then there is NO LIMIT to what government can to the people, whenever they choose, for as long as they choose, at any cost they deem appropriate.

Or as "the Secretary shall determine..."

49 posted on 01/19/2011 9:32:30 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: ScottinVA

That pretty much sums up the leftists’ worldview -

“at the discretion of...”

They believe THEY are uniquely qualified to make all decisions and move all the chesspieces on the board of the nation.


50 posted on 01/19/2011 9:33:55 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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