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Maybe the relation to a specific group is a little off base, but I still think it's unconstitutional to tax someone for NOT partaking in commerce.

Jim W.


Technically, you have been taxed in this manner. For instance, I don't use public transportation where I live. I am taxed for it though, through property tax, sales tax and probably federal income tax via federal funding. So in a sense, I am being taxed while not partaking in commerce.

I feel much better that they ruled against the commerce clause, which limited Congress use of it. In essence, Roberts threw it back to Congress to deal with it and if we want change, we need to make changes there and taxation makes change easier there.
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