We're all aware of the recent proposal to fund Obamacare by assessing a new surtax on the wealthy. Those married couples making more than $350,000/yr will chip in an extra 1% into the health care kitty. Seems fair right? I mean, why shouldn't 1% of the population fund the greatest expansion of federal power since the New Deal? Who needs the $300 billion a year the government could get by rolling back the tax deduction on employer-provided health insurance when you can just squeeze the "rich" a little bit more. Who cares if you raise their effective tax rates to near 50% of their income. Level the playing field dammit!
But here comes Nancy Pelosi, of all people, to the rescue. She wants to increase the threshold to $1 million/yr. Since when did Nancy Pelosi start giving a damn about upper middle class, two income households? Oh, that's right, she depends on rich California liberals for her campaign contributions. I forget sometimes, these people are all corrupt, soulless cretins without any principles whatsoever. It's a dark day when I start cheering for Nancy Pelosi....By the way, what are the odds anyone in Congress actually reads all 1000 pages of HR 3200?
It looks like many people wish to see the reform failed (POUS video).
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