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House bill would make health care a right

lol, Hope all Obama's rich supporters enjoy the change that will adversely affect their bottom line if this bill passes.

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20090715/D99EO8BO0.html

The legislation calls for a 5.4 percent tax increase on individuals making more than $1 million a year, with a gradual tax beginning at $280,000 for individuals. Employers who don't provide coverage would be hit with a penalty equal to 8 percent of workers' wages, with an exemption for small businesses. Individuals who decline an offer of affordable coverage would pay 2.5 percent of their incomes as a penalty, up to the average cost of a health insurance plan.

The liberal-leaning plan lacked figures on total costs, but a House Democratic aide said the total bill would add up to about $1.5 trillion over 10 years. The aide spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the private calculations.

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They can't make health care a "right".

Government can't grant rights.
It can grant privileges.
It can protect rights.
It can trample rights.

But it can't grant rights.