Obamacare "Tax" Upheld by Supreme Court

Re: Obamacare "Tax" Upheld by Supreme Court

PostBy: rberq On: Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:08 am

jpete wrote:
The provision, which went into effect January 1, restricts choices for consumers and increases paperwork for doctors. Together these consequences may create higher and unnecessary health care costs.

Oh, piffle! We don't like folks to buy whisky with their food stamp money. Why would we want them to buy dangerous junk "medicine" and useless "supplements" with a tax-subsidized HSA? Talk about unwarranted government subsidies, that would be one!
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Re: Obamacare "Tax" Upheld by Supreme Court

PostBy: jpete On: Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:01 am

Advil and vitamins are "junk" and "useless" to you?

Unless I'm missing the sarcasm, in which case, I apologize.
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Re: Obamacare "Tax" Upheld by Supreme Court

PostBy: rberq On: Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:44 am

jpete wrote:Advil and vitamins are "junk" and "useless" to you?
Unless I'm missing the sarcasm, in which case, I apologize.

No sarcasm intended. There are useful OTC drugs, but a lot of overpriced junk.
:!: I wonder what the federal government's position is on using an HSA to buy medical marijuana.
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Re: Obamacare "Tax" Upheld by Supreme Court

PostBy: jpete On: Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:53 am

Why not? They grow it for that purpose, why not let people buy it?

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/23/healt ... .html?_r=1

Mahmoud A. ElSohly, 62, a research professor at the School of Pharmacy at the University of Mississippi, presides over a farm that grows nearly a hundred varieties of marijuana plants. As director of the Marijuana Project, he oversees the only federally approved marijuana plantation in the country.
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