Originally Posted by thaiturkey
None of you has yet experienced the effects of this new legislation but some are assuming the worst and inventing the rest. If you want to see how a developed State health care system can work for the benefit of both country and individuals, get a passport, buy a map to find the way out of your town and fly to Europe, Australia or New Zealand. You won't get free health care yourselves but you would be able to see how the system works and develop better informed views.
The argument against taxes for personal benefit is a dead duck. Don't you pay taxes for roads, for example? Or do you buy your own bit of road to get around on? What about the police force? Do each of you employ a policeman for your own personal benefit?
Can someone post, please, an official summary of what's being discussed here? I mean the health care law.
It's a tax on gasoline. If you rode a bicycle all your life, you'd get off free...Even some politicians are complaining about that.
It's 2700 pages of legalese, designed for nothing but confusion, and overlapping bureaucracies. There is stuff in there that has absoultely nothing to do with healthcare.
Additional tax on the profit of the sale of certain homes, The whole thing is designed as a huge money grab, and at the end of the day, when you can pay no more, they'll probably come for your property.
Edited by Royd - 6/30/12 at 8:21pm