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News: Old, White Liberals OK with Obamacare

FletchforFreedom Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 12:05 PM
...cuz dozens would have been zapped still earlier forcing the problem to be addressed sooner.

LoninPa wrote: Is Ransom saying that the Senate would never approve the tax bill that they already approved and sent to the house? I know it started out as a non-tax bill with the tax part amended on. But that hardly changes the fact that the Senate voted for it.

What Ransom, pretty much alone, seems to have missed is that the Democrats don't have to vote for a tax hike bill. The Republicans voted for one 12 years ago (extended by a compromise for two years) and it will go into effect in January. The Democrats only plan on passing...