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Five New ObamaCare Taxes Coming January 1

Whitebeard Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 9:51 AM
Marc: Good morning. I'm not an historian, but I don't think racism was the motivation for Marx, Engels, Mao, etc. OTOH, I would not deny that racism (or any form of hatred) could motivate a person to use any tool (e.g. socialism/communism) to harm his or her enemies.
Buck O Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 10:00 AM
It's hard to know exactly what motivates people, but both Marx and Engels were big racists and anti-Semites.

Although some of the "fiscal cliff" taxes can be avoided through a deal made in Congress, new ObamaCare taxes are guaranteed to kick in on January 1, amounting to $268 billion tax hike. From Americans for Tax Reform:

The Obamacare Medical Device Tax a $20 billion tax increase:  Medical device manufacturers employ 409,000 people in 12,000 plants across the country. Obamacare imposes a new 2.3 percent excise tax on gross sales – even if the company does not earn a profit in a given year.  In addition to killing small business jobs and impacting research and...