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Why Would Anyone Pay the Penalty for Being Uninsured?

A recent A.P. story about IRS enforcement of ObamaCare's individual health insurance mandate tax focuses on the personnel required but also mentions a point I made a few months before the Supreme Court upheld that provision (in a post headlined "If the Penalty for Uninsured Taxpayers Survives, Good Luck Collecting It"): If people decide not to buy he medical coverage the government thinks they should have, there is not much the government can do about it.
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