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Obama solicitor general: If you don't like mandate, earn less money
Washington Examiner ^ | 6/2/11 | Philip Klein

Posted on 06/02/2011 11:01:29 AM PDT by Nachum

President Obama's solicitor general, defending the national health care law on Wednesday, told a federal appeals court that Americans who didn't like the individual mandate could always avoid it by choosing to earn less money. Neal Kumar Katyal, the acting solicitor general, made the argument under questioning before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati. The three-judge panel, which was comprised of two Republican-appointed judges and a Democratic-appointed judge, expressed more skepticism about the government's defense of the health care law than the Fourth Circuit panel that heard the Virginia-based Obamacare challenge last

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Did the judge then smack him with a wet fish?
1 posted on 06/02/2011 11:01:33 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 06/02/2011 11:02:08 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

I hate this regime.


3 posted on 06/02/2011 11:04:30 AM PDT by max americana (.)
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To: Nachum

I f you want to9 “Earn Less Money(or None,For That Matter)”,you know who to vote for!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


4 posted on 06/02/2011 11:04:36 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: Nachum

“Americans who didn’t like the individual mandate could always avoid it by choosing to earn less money.”

The goal...exposed...

Americans must be punished for clinging to their god, guns, religion...and freedom....


5 posted on 06/02/2011 11:06:05 AM PDT by Crim (Palin / West '12)
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To: Nachum

“Americans who didn’t like the individual mandate could always avoid it by choosing to earn less money.”

Liberalism, it seems, never misses an opportunity to institutionalize a perverse incentive.


6 posted on 06/02/2011 11:06:33 AM PDT by swain_forkbeard (Rationality may not be sufficient, but it is necessary.)
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To: Nachum
"If you don't like (the 0bamaCare) mandate, earn less money"

0bamanomics in action! Destruction on an epic scale. National bankruptcy is the PLAN!

7 posted on 06/02/2011 11:07:03 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (0bama’s PLAN is national bankruptcy. Our plan is to save Medicare and Social Security with reforms.)
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To: Nachum
the zer0bama Regime crafting of 3rd world Amerika continues unabated
8 posted on 06/02/2011 11:07:18 AM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Nachum

He says “Go Galt!”


9 posted on 06/02/2011 11:07:44 AM PDT by HEM
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To: Nachum

Hey! Same with higher taxes!
Make less, pay less!
It’s going to become the “new” American tradition!

Galt-nation


10 posted on 06/02/2011 11:08:07 AM PDT by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: Nachum

...or we could eat cake.


11 posted on 06/02/2011 11:08:53 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: Crim

Thanks to the Summer of Recovery, some of us don’t even have to be burdened with making the choice of earning less!


12 posted on 06/02/2011 11:08:53 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: Nachum

Kumar needs a trip to Gitmo...............


13 posted on 06/02/2011 11:09:44 AM PDT by Red Badger (Jesus said there is no marriage in Heaven. That's why they call it Heaven............)
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To: Nachum

Go ahead and shrug. We double dog dare you.

14 posted on 06/02/2011 11:10:40 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! Tea Party extremism is a badge of honor.)
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To: HEM
"He says “Go Galt!”"

I am rapidly approaching the ability to do just that.

Looking forward to it, actually...

15 posted on 06/02/2011 11:10:40 AM PDT by GourmetDan (Eccl 10:2 - The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.)
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To: Nachum

And more than half the people in this country don’t believe obama’s main goal is to destroy this country.


16 posted on 06/02/2011 11:11:48 AM PDT by Terry Mross (Only a SECOND party will get my vote.)
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To: Nachum
Did the judge then smack him with a wet fish?

A liberal activist Democrat judge - - like the ones on the New Jersey Supreme Court - - would have nodded in understanding and approval.

17 posted on 06/02/2011 11:11:50 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Nachum
Sounds like an ad for Atlas Shrugged. Go Galt. Drop out. Yet few people went to see the movie. It was smothered by leftist propaganda.
18 posted on 06/02/2011 11:12:14 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Nachum
Did the judge then smack him with a wet fish?

A crowbar would have been better.

19 posted on 06/02/2011 11:12:23 AM PDT by AAABEST (Et lux in tenebris lucet: et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Funemployment!!!


20 posted on 06/02/2011 11:12:47 AM PDT by Crim (Palin / West '12)
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To: Nachum

This is a summary of a Katyal’s pre-terror legal resume’.

He sued Rumsfeld on behalf of the Gitmo detainees.

Only Obama would appoint such anti-US maggots like Kagan, Sotomayor, Katyan to judgeships...or even Eric “FARC/My People” Holder who cannot name terror by it’s name.

http://www.nealkatyal.com/


21 posted on 06/02/2011 11:14:30 AM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Nachum

OR, make a huge contribution to Obama’s campaign and get a waiver. Did they mention that?


22 posted on 06/02/2011 11:17:25 AM PDT by Spok
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To: Nachum

Nothing like a smart ass pouring gasoline on the flame. I hope they keep it up.


23 posted on 06/02/2011 11:17:59 AM PDT by pallis
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To: Nachum

Pure evil.


24 posted on 06/02/2011 11:18:20 AM PDT by RedCell (Honor thy Father (9/6/07) - Semper Fi / "...it is their duty, to throw off such government...")
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To: swain_forkbeard

How about if Americans who don’t like it tell you to go rotate and refuse to have it taken from them??


25 posted on 06/02/2011 11:18:30 AM PDT by Adder (Say NO to the O in 2 oh 12)
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To: WOBBLY BOB
I am a 57-year-old Caucasian woman who was recently laid off after working for 26 years in a now-dying field (medical transcription), ao I really have no choice but to make less.

I'm so happy that I could do my part in service to my supreme Lord and Master, Obama. /s

Mrs. Prince of Space

P.S. The down side for this administration is that some of us have a lot more free time to clean our guns.

26 posted on 06/02/2011 11:19:26 AM PDT by Prince of Space ("The problem with quotes on the internet is it's hard to verify their authenticity." Abe Lincoln)
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To: Nachum

This guy was one of Akhil Reed Amar students at Yale.

He is another Muslim Marxist in an Ivy League school.


27 posted on 06/02/2011 11:19:33 AM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Nachum
Judge ought to issue this ruling:

Mr. Katyal, what you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I've ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response was there anything that could even be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.

See here. San Antonio bankruptcy judge had had enough.

28 posted on 06/02/2011 11:21:20 AM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: Nachum

Charlie Rangel to solicitor general: "Way ahead of you, pal". (wink)

29 posted on 06/02/2011 11:22:05 AM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: wac3rd
Only Obama would appoint such anti-US maggots...

I suspect if we reviewed the appointments made by Carter and Clinton we might find equally egregious appointees. And LBJ made Ramsey Clark the Attorney General of the US.

30 posted on 06/02/2011 11:22:35 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Nachum

31 posted on 06/02/2011 11:24:18 AM PDT by 444Flyer ("...Rather the scorned- the rejected -the men hemmed in with the spears..." from 'A Consecration')
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To: Nachum
So much of what is going on now days is so UnAmerican.
32 posted on 06/02/2011 11:26:42 AM PDT by mountainlion (A nation that forgets it's past has no future. WinstonChirchill)
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To: Nachum

Obama solicitor general: If you don’t like mandate, earn less money

The whole problem with the mechanics of welfare in a nutshell.
Another bureaucrat makes the mistake of exposing the fraud he’s a part of.


33 posted on 06/02/2011 11:27:29 AM PDT by Avery Iota Kracker (You say ma-ca-ca, I say mac-a-ca....)
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To: Nachum

These little buggers sure can talk tough as long as they think they have the firepower of the police state to back them up.


34 posted on 06/02/2011 11:27:42 AM PDT by old3030 (I lost some time once. It's always in the last place you look.)
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To: Prince of Space

You rascally bitter clinger, you.


35 posted on 06/02/2011 11:31:13 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: Nachum
President Obama's solicitor general, defending the national health care law on Wednesday, told a federal appeals court that Americans who didn't like the individual mandate could always avoid it by choosing to earn less money.

Like the boy king said....."at some point, you've earned enough money."

FUBO!

36 posted on 06/02/2011 11:35:46 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Nachum

Neal Kumar Katyal is a dumb@$$.


37 posted on 06/02/2011 11:36:17 AM PDT by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

He didn’t say that if we didn’t like the mandate, we can always leave the country. Is that no longer an option?


38 posted on 06/02/2011 11:37:23 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Red Badger
In all the times I've been to White Castle, I've never seen him


39 posted on 06/02/2011 11:39:24 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: GourmetDan

I’ve made some major steps in that direction.

Now, if I can just keep the FDA from destroying all my food production on some pretext or licensing issue...


40 posted on 06/02/2011 11:42:42 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Puppage

“at some point, you [commoners] have earned enough money”

what he really meant...


41 posted on 06/02/2011 11:44:11 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Nachum
So, okay, earn less money, eh? So, even better would be, earn no money? Just go on welfare and food stamps. So then you'd be dependent on government for your sustenance, and dependent on government for your health care. Just totally dependent on government for everything. That sounds like Obama's goal.

But then Obama and the media will be shocked when the government has no money to pay for everybody's needs because "the rich" will have gone Galt or died out. So they fire up the printing presses and then are shocked and chagrined when US currency becomes worthless. Such a wonderful future, must be hope and change, change we can believe in (?).

42 posted on 06/02/2011 11:46:58 AM PDT by chimera
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To: MrB

Soon we’ll all be threshing wheat in a winepress.

“Hail o mighty man of God!”

“Say what?”


43 posted on 06/02/2011 11:49:02 AM PDT by GourmetDan (Eccl 10:2 - The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.)
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To: GourmetDan

Oh, if they show up with guns and destroy my livestock & crops, I won’t resist, but I’ll sure make it a point to find out who they are, and where they live, and take it back to them.


44 posted on 06/02/2011 11:54:35 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Nachum

We are already earning less money, thanks to 0’s tax hike...”IRS code fiddling”, because the cowards were to cowardly to pass a tax hike bill.

If my son who will maybe make $18K this year noticed the tax hike, then 0 broke his promise of not raising taxes on those making $200K for a single. If you are retired Military you got hit by this tax hike too.


45 posted on 06/02/2011 12:02:33 PM PDT by GailA (NO DEMOCRATS or RINOS in 2012!)
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To: massgopguy
"He didn’t say that if we didn’t like the mandate, we can always leave the country. Is that no longer an option?"

Ah, the East Germany option. Don't give Obama any ideas. I do think he believes that the state should control every aspect of its subjects' lives and that sounds like he would like an option where his property couldn't get away.

46 posted on 06/02/2011 12:08:00 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: WOBBLY BOB

Maybe because it’s ‘white’...................


47 posted on 06/02/2011 12:09:59 PM PDT by Red Badger (Jesus said there is no marriage in Heaven. That's why they call it Heaven............)
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To: Prince of Space

What is ‘medical transcription”?.................


48 posted on 06/02/2011 12:11:14 PM PDT by Red Badger (Jesus said there is no marriage in Heaven. That's why they call it Heaven............)
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To: Nachum

Typical communist, eh? Never mind the fact that if somebody makes more money the government gets a larger cut at lower rates but to just suggest that folks “make less money” to avoid the heavy hand of government shows an arrogance that we’ve come to expect from Barack Hussein Obama’s administration.


49 posted on 06/02/2011 12:25:41 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Socialism works great until capitalism hits a rough spot)
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To: max americana
I hate this regime.

Even their arguments in court are arrogant and obtuse, lacking completely in common sense.

Their authority for everything seems to devolve into "Because we can!"

50 posted on 06/02/2011 12:36:42 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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