The thing is, all of Obama's General Sherman-like moves on American taxpayers are repeal-able with the exception of healthcare. It is a terrible, irrevocable change.
What makes Americans believe for one deluded moment that government can do anything better than the private sector is beyond me. The government got us into this mess. The government is the problem.
Keith Hennessey has an interesting take on the House health-care bill unveiled yesterday, and the tax burden it will levy on Americans at every economic level: (hat tip Morgan)
And for those who do not or cannot comply with the mandate, they end up in the worst of all worlds – uninsured and paying higher taxes. From CBO’s new tables, it appears that about eight million U.S. citizens would fall into this category. I expect that very few of these people would have more than $250,000 of income, the no-tax-increase line defined by the President.
They are destroying this country.