Day: September 23, 2009

When Is a Tax Not a Tax?

I was just watching the news. The Senate is having a lot of fun, apparently, trying to add 500+ amendments to its healthcare bill. The amendments themselves cover 600 pages. The cost is now at the one trillion mark. But we’re not supposed to worry because the federal government will cut $400 billion from Medicare and bring in more than $300 billion in new “revenue.” By the time they’re done, we’re assured, it will practically pay for itself. First, has… Read more »