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It's official: Obamacare is Obamatax. The Supreme Court saved Obamacare but at the expense of exposing it as simply a massive collection of taxes - 20 taxes at least. Obamacare was supposed to reduce the cost of health insurance but it has six taxes on Americans who already have health insurance. Your insurance will cost more to pay Mr. Obama's tax hikes.
For nearly 15 years, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's financial portfolio has included an offshore company that remained invisible to voters as his political star rose.
Maryland lost the most residents in the region between 2007 and 2010 — and many of them went to Virginia, according to a study released Tuesday by Change Maryland.
Maryland lost the most residents in the mid-Atlantic between 2007 and 2010 — and many of them moved to Virginia, according to a study released Tuesday.
A semantic dispute over what defines "a tax" or "a penalty" has pushed Mitt Romney's presidential campaign deeply off message as he struggles for the right response to last week's Supreme Court ruling upholding the health care law.
When is a tax not a tax? Answer: When you're busy pushing a major expansion of government like Obamacare. The tax that is not a tax becomes a "penalty" or a "shared responsibility payment" in the text of the bill. In campaign lingo, it becomes an "investment."
Disputing the Supreme Court's characterization of the individual mandate in the health-care law as a tax, the White House Friday still chose to call it a "penalty" that people would be required to pay for not carrying insurance.
The Supreme Court affirmed on Thursday what the White House never wanted to hear: Obamacare constitutes the largest and most regressive tax in American history.
The White House on Thursday threatened to veto a 2013 spending bill that defunds President Obama's signature Wall Street reform bill and the 2010 health care overhaul that the Supreme Court upheld earlier in the day.