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A Rant About Healthcare

Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass the American Health Care Act, a bill which repeals and replaces Obamacare. While there are some positive aspects of the American Health Care Act, there are also several negative aspects. I would like to focus here on one incredibly vital flaw of both Obamacare and the American Health Care Act.
Nowhere in the Constitution is the federal government given power over healthcare. This has been a point I have made for a while now, and few people seem to care. Any power not specifically granted to a branch of the federal government is reserved to the states or to the people. This is guaranteed by the 10th amendment to the Constitution. Nowhere in the Constitution is the federal government given power over healthcare, in any way, shape, or form. Thus, the federal government has no Constitutional authority to regulate health insurance, or meddle in our decisions about healthcare, either with Obamacare, the American Health Care Act, or any other …