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Is -- the White House pony up even though the Supreme Court could not -- down the Obama administration quietly sending the IRS.
Half a million bucks to help implement the health care law -- -- -- department's -- says the White House is open to more it -- the harder it will be into the court to overturn.
The laws aren't we -- -- -- but -- that they're going full throttle.
Well they are going full throttle and there are Supreme Court cases which show -- when the government spends money and people receive money and they expect to receive the money.
The courts ought not to interfere with that congress can change its mind.
But it's not for the court to do stated differently.
The -- years the more mechanism pardon all those phrases that the that the administration can get into place.
The more difficult the will be for the court to unwind it.
That's the administration -- -- another to becomes like a force of nature and you're you're doing serious damage disrupting.
Well sure if that if the government could well let's just say that the court -- -- for the sake of argument on validates the individual mandate but sends the rest back to congress.
The president's argument is going to be we've already spent a couple of billion dollars you can't dismantle the rest of it.
If that would be a valid argument even make to the court we know that they've spent half a billion on IRS agents.
Question what do those IRS agents going to do.
If the court -- validates the individual mandate and there's no fine.
Or penalty or tax for them to collect was very hard to get rid of a government worker yes the fifth what's happened some management there are more IRS wanted to write the code -- the IRS -- find out as something else for them to do.
Also who without reaching the front pages of the headlines that we've got the federal government spent a billion dollars where the states have not yet spent it.
The state so that money back what happens that money.
If the individual mandate is invalidated and the rest of the statute -- That billion dollars was spent -- individual state exchanges basically the expansion of our Medicare in the states.
Look to see changes that folks are Chris Christie New Jersey Andrew Cuomo in New York have not set up correct -- quietly hoping.
That this doesn't happen -- correct correct so that next you're not you don't and it during a break another takes effect it did to Medicare.
Payment that you have to make.
But -- -- -- when you sell property for example.
Will still go into effect for.
Government will Begin to collect that let's say the Supreme Court doesn't rule on the individual mandate by June we -- believe the -- the let's say it takes its time.
The government will Begin to tax people who sell their homes question what we'll do -- that money how -- it spend that money.
Willis will collect that tax of the individual mandate is -- addressed in the court benefited it's gonna shoot down -- -- -- -- doughnut -- for one would think so and in fact meal for four for your viewers who think the whole statute should go.
The lawyer for the government the solicitor general himself said there is probably no way to sustain the statute.
Without the individual mandate that's a significant concession that he made during the oral argument.
He said that to Justice Scalia when Justice Scalia said thank you really expect this to go through line -- line 2700 page.
Sorry I love that affiliate what's getting ripped a new one but when Nancy Pelosi senses of the same thing no one cared.
Stated during the next wrote it.
So -- a bit the other thing is -- can the president make up for this revenue lost if demand goes down.
By hiking even further that Medicare tax provision you say.
Fortunately no that would require an act of congress and if Republicans aren't willing to do so -- have significant numbers in either house.
Even if the president if the presidents -- elected not gonna happen.
Okay judge thank you very much welcome -- -- -- -- on our.