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Sooner Or Later Progressives Will Get Around To You

TimSince1791 Wrote: Mar 17, 2013 9:54 AM
Did you notice that employers revealed how much they contributed to your healthcare plan on your W2's? Did that happen by chance? I would bet a fortune that employer healthcare contributions will be changed from pre-tax to taxable in the very near future. What ever tax bracket you are in now will change dramtically to a higher bracket with the infusion of you pre-tax healthcare costs into the taxable income column.

First, they came for the smokers.

No one would argue smoking is good for you. But it’s legal; growing tobacco is even subsidized by the government. Yet, when governments started limiting the right of people to smoke in places public and private, non-smokers did nothing. They didn’t like smoke; they’d heard second-hand smoke was dangerous. Why should they allow owners of private establishments to choose whether those establishments allowed people to engage in a legal – in fact, subsidized -- activity?

Then, they came to “clean up” the healthcare mess. They would take the sick and poor off...