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LePage calls IRS the ‘new Gestapo’

Posted By yihan On July 8, 2012 @ 2:55 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

Steve Mistler
Morning Sentianel [1]
Sunday, July 8, 2012

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.”

 

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Gov. Paul LePage

The IRS description was a reference to a provision in the Affordable Care Act that requires Americans not insured by their employers orĀ Medicaid [2] 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.”

Full story here. [1]


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[1] Morning Sentianel: http://www.onlinesentinel.com/news/Governor-says-IRS-new-gestapo-in-radio-address.html

[2] Medicaid: http://www.onlinesentinel.com/search?searchterm=%22Medicaid%22

[3] IRS: The ‘New Gestapo’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/irs-the-new-gestapo.html

[4] Administration Admits to Court: Under Obamacare, Select Group Can Get Health Care, Not Pay for It, Not Buy Insurance, Not Pay Penalty: http://www.prisonplanet.com/administration-admits-to-court-under-obamacare-select-group-can-get-health-care-not-pay-for-it-not-buy-insurance-not-pay-penalty.html

[5] US Solicitor General: Rejecting ‘Obamacare’ would be ‘grave and profound’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-solicitor-general-rejecting-obamacare-would-be-grave-and-profound.html

[6] Romney Declares Independence From Advisors: Calls Mandate “Tax”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/romney-declares-independence-from-advisors-calls-mandate-tax.html

[7] Gingrich: ‘Unconstitutional’ Insurance Mandate ‘Started As Conservative Effort to Stop Hillarycare’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gingrich-unconstitutional-insurance-mandate-started-as-conservative-effort-to-stop-hillarycare.html

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