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  •  I live in a state that taxes FOOD (6+ / 0-)

    And, starting this year we've proposed taxing all medical treatment and rent.

    So, yeah.

    Gandhi's Seven Sins: Wealth without work; Pleasure without conscience; Knowledge without character; Commerce without morality; Science without humanity; Worship without sacrifice; Politics without principle

    by Chris Reeves on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 09:28:44 PM PST

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    •  But, but.. diabetes patients should be GLAD (1+ / 0-)
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      to pay a tax on each and every needle, right?  It's for the common good, Komrade!

    •  And the PPACA... (0+ / 0-)

      ...taxes medical devices in the name of reducing medical costs.

      [I'm still scratching my head over that one since the tax is simply added to the cost of medical care. Including that care paid for by the same government which collected the tax several markups earlier.]

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