• Will the Supreme Court Make You Eat Broccoli?

    Hypothetical Things the Government May Make You Do If the Supreme Court Upholds the Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, According to Opponents of ObamaCare

    1. Purchase broccoli (Judge Roger Vinson)

    2. "Exercise twice a day in government-run health care facilities, with a government-mandated exercise program" (David Bernstein, George Mason University School of Law)

    3. "Prohibit people from picking wild blueberries for their own consumption" (Ibid.)

    4. Buy stock in Exxon Mobil (Michael Cannon, Cato Institute)

    5. Require everyone "to purchase General Motors cars in order to help the auto industry" (Ilya Somin, George Mason University School of Law)

    6. Ask a government panel "if you're going to pull the plug on grandma." (Senator Charles Grassley)

    7. Bring disabled children "to stand in front of Obama's 'death panel' so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their 'level of productivity in society,' whether they are worthy of health care." (Sarah Palin)

    Things the Government Will Actually Make You Do If the Supreme Court Upholds the Constitutionality of the Individual Mandate, According to Reality

    1. Buy health insurance.

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    Tags: Food, Health Care, Judiciary, Supreme Court


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