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Government: Congress holds absolute power over consumers

May 12, 2011
Bob Unruh

Confirms argument of Obamacare opponents that Americans can be forced to buy products

The acting solicitor general for the United States today claimed in a federal appeals court hearing that Congress has the absolute power to order citizens to purchase consumer goods if lawmakers believe there is a national problem the purchases would address.

The comments from Neal Kumar Katyal validated the criticism of opponents who contend President Obama’s health care nationalization plan is unconstitutional.

The exchange came during arguments over Obama’s signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act, before a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The judges were appointed by Democrats, including two by President Obama.

And now… the rest of the story. …..

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