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Healthcare reform vs. individual liberty, GOP edition
Los Angeles Times - Jon Healey

Republican members of Congress have started spouting Reason magazine-style arguments against the individual mandate in the healthcare reform bills moving through the House and Senate. For example, Sen. John Kyl (R-Ariz.) called the mandate “a stunning assault on liberty,” and Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) declared that “Individuals should maintain their freedom to chose health-care coverage, or not.”