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LePage calls IRS the 'new Gestapo'
Morning Sentinel ^ | 07/07/2012 | Steve Mistler

Posted on 07/08/2012 8:07:15 AM PDT by izzatzo

Gov. Paul LePage used his weekly radio address to blast President Obama's health care law and described the Internal Revenue Service as the "new Gestapo."

The IRS description was a reference to a provision in the Affordable Care Act that requires Americans not insured by their employers or Medicaid to buy health insurance or pay an annual penalty when filing their tax returns. The provision, known more broadly as the individual mandate, was the subject of a multi-state lawsuit, but was recently upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court.

LePage said the court decision has "made America less free."

"We the people have been told there is no choice," he said. "You must buy health insurance or pay the new Gestapo -- the IRS."

(Excerpt) Read more at onlinesentinel.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: duplicate; gestapo; governor; lepage; maine
I like the way this Governor thinks, must be a TP'er. Of course, there's the typical 'rat denier calling for apology, but, Governor, there's no need for apology, stand your ground.
1 posted on 07/08/2012 8:07:27 AM PDT by izzatzo
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To: izzatzo

Actually, the EPA is the new Gestapo, and the IRS is a close second.


2 posted on 07/08/2012 8:10:12 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: PGR88

Give either a little more time, and there’ll be no doubt that either is something lifted from the 1930’s-40’s Reich, or worse.


3 posted on 07/08/2012 8:17:31 AM PDT by izzatzo (Just beat Obama.)
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To: izzatzo

‘less’ free?

when you pull money out of your pocket to pay for your stuff... things stop being free

when you’re forced to pull the money out, under threat of violence, to pay for other peoples stuff without your consent... it’s just theft

re-read the Declaration of Independence. you’d be surprised how many of the grievances fit today


4 posted on 07/08/2012 8:45:24 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: izzatzo

First the TSA and now the IRS.

The government is sure making a pretty little bunch of Storm Troopers.


5 posted on 07/08/2012 9:33:09 AM PDT by PeteB570 ( Islam is the sea in which the Terrorist Shark swims. The deeper the sea the larger the shark.)
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To: izzatzo
"Sich"

"Heil!"

6 posted on 07/08/2012 9:56:04 AM PDT by eCSMaster ('Nancy Pelosi is a DINGBAT.' - Gov. Sarah Palin)
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To: sten

No, I wouldn’t.


7 posted on 07/08/2012 10:17:20 AM PDT by izzatzo (Just beat Obama.)
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To: izzatzo

Governor of what?


8 posted on 07/08/2012 10:21:25 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

Gov. of Maine

From the address;

“Wether you take it from my left pocket or my right pocket, you’re still taking it from me.”


9 posted on 07/08/2012 10:35:01 AM PDT by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: yldstrk
Maine, a socialist hell, until Lapage got elected, maybe. Maine is a strange State, as might be guessed as the Bastard off spring of Mass.

It seemed that every mad lunatic liberal moved to Maine twenty years ago and converted a somewhat oppressive State to an Obamma republic.

10 posted on 07/08/2012 10:36:15 AM PDT by Little Bill (Sorry)
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To: yldstrk

Maine, surprisingly, which also gives us those two seminal/senile RINO’s, Sens. Snowe and Collins.


11 posted on 07/08/2012 10:39:05 AM PDT by izzatzo (Just beat Obama.)
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To: izzatzo

The democrats call conservatives every name in the book. All the Tea Party congressfolk should call a press conference and announce that anyone who calls them a racist will get their butt kicked. Then follow through.


12 posted on 07/08/2012 1:03:50 PM PDT by Terry Mross ( To all my kin: Do not attempt to contact me as long as you love obama.)
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