Apparently Harry Reid saw this coming, and he gutted some other bill that originated in the House. They placed Obamacare into that empty shell and viola!: Technically, it originated in the House.
My question is the following: If the bill wasn't a tax in the minds of those who created it, why did they go to the trouble of making sure it originated in the House?
"Bipartisan: both parties acting in concert to put both of their hands in your pocket."-Rothbard
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