Telling the stories that the mainstream media no longer tell.

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 14 other subscribers

Archives

Categories

Follow me on Twitter

July 2017
M T W T F S S
« Mar    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Obamacare Tax

In light of this morning’s Supreme Court’s decision, Obamacare, despite Obama’s multiple claims to the contrary, that Obamacare is a tax.

Taxes are a theft of your time. And how that plays out, one only needs to look at history.

Take a listen: I Spy Minute Thurs June 28 2012

Or read the transcript below.

#       #       #       #

If you’re like me, you woke up this morning full of hope that the Supreme Court would strike down Obamacare.

And now you need insurance, because you’re sick to your stomach.

I remember when my oldest daughter looked at her first paycheck and was shocked at how much they’d taken out in taxes. “But it’s my money,” she said. “I earned it!”

I gave her a hug and said, “Welcome to the Republican Party.”

Money is a means to establish value on our productivity—in other words, it allows you to exchange your time for mine.

Taxes hit home, then, because it’s a direct theft of your time. Your time has been stolen from you—and it’s a legal form of theft.

Taxes have always been incendiary. The Stamp Act, the Sugar Act, the Townshend Acts—all led directly to the American Revolution.

Today, we learned that the Supreme Court decided Obamacare is a tax. And because of the government’s ability to tax, they can force it on you.

This is not a victory for Obama any more than the Intolerable Acts were a victory for King George.

All I can say in light of this morning is, “Welcome to the Tea Party.”

Similar posts

1 Comment

  1. Andy from Beaverton's Gravatar Andy from Beaverton
    June 28, 2012    

    So if ObamaCare is now considered a tax, does that make private health care insurance tax deductible?

This site sponsored by:

YOU! Your message could reach thousands of online consumers. Click CONTACT to inquire about advertising rates.

Paid advertisement

  • Capital budget’s impact on school construction funding July 21, 2017
    The third special session ended yesterday without the passage of the $4.2 billion capital budget. Legislators were unable to agree on a water-rights bill to address the Supreme Court’s Hirst decision, an issue rural representatives had tried to raise repeatedly throughout the session. “We’ve never seen anything like this before, but the stakes have never […]
  • Ranker: Unconscionable that Senate Republicans blocked vote on capital budget July 21, 2017
    Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, released this statement after Senate Republicans refused to allow a vote on the state capital budget: It is incredibly unfortunate that on the final day of the special legislative session, the Senate Republicans placed their political agenda ahead of the wellbeing of our children, mentally ill, homeless, and public and […]
  • Capital budget, Ryan Calkins, #dadhacks July 20, 2017
    With luck, today will be the last day of the 2017 legislative session, giving us a whopping 12 days before the August primary.  We’ve got a few data points for you, both qualitative and quantitative, on the session and the ballot box in this edition of the Morning Wire. As always, thanks for reading our […]
  • “Stability” Is Another Word for “Lack of Accountability” July 22, 2017
    A bill in the California legislature would give Caltrain, the commuter trains that connect San Jose with San Francisco, “permanent financial stability.” That’s good news if you think you will be riding Caltrains one thousand years from now, but it’s bad news for the taxpayers who will have to “permanently”–however long that is–pay for running […]
  • HUD Backs Off on Housing Mandate July 21, 2017
    In a case with national ramifications, the Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has effectively given up on its efforts to impose high-density housing on low-density suburbs in the name of racial integration. HUD had ordered Westchester County, New York, to build low-income housing in response to claims that county zoning led to segregated […]
  • Will Miami Settle for Modern Transportation? July 20, 2017
    “Can Miami afford more rail?” asks the Miami Herald. “Or will it settle for buses?” That’s like asking if you can afford an IBM 700 mainframe computer from the 1950s or if you will settle for a MacBook Pro. Both buses and laptop computers are far less expensive than rails and mainframes, but the former […]