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Senate Democrats: Um, Let's "Postpone" Obamacare's Medical Device Tax

mhubbard Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 8:11 PM
Must have realized that there wouldn't be new technology to produce better pacemakers, when their time rolls around to get one installed.
Marc_H Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 8:28 PM
so very true
but they have enough money, being rich, most of them
Sheila8 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 10:14 PM
How do public servants come into office ordinary and leave office very wealthy. Happens even on the state level. Makes me think they are looking out for themselves and not those who pay their salary - for the rest of their life!
Richard1452 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 12:41 AM
My exact feeling. Reid is a real poster child. 10 years ago he was only worth a million - now it is 10 million on a [poltician salary - what a crook. ObamaCare is another example - politicians are exempt while the people get screwed!

What a pity.  If only someone had demonstrated the foresight to warn against the destructive consequences of Obamacare's medical device tax, they might have helped turn public sentiment sharply against the law prior to passage.  Oh, that's right, conservatives did -- and the American people rose up in opposition.  Now, the very actors who are most responsible for ignoring public demands and jamming through Obamacare are trying to "delay" or repeal a major element of their law, warning that it could stifle medical innovation and kill jobs.  Welcome to the party, guys.  You're about two years too late: