|Ooh, did we forget to mention the 10% medical device tax? Yeah, we're going to need that.|
I am shocked, SHOCKED I say. I would never have fathomed that the benevolent party full of racist, murdering, lying, cheating, stealing Democrats would go on record opposing a tax exemption for wounded soldiers. And yet, that's exactly what they've done. Along with endorsing additional taxes for cancer patients, voting against an amendment to deny E.D. drugs to sex offenders, and, well see below. From Michelle, via Moonbattery:
* Amendment to Remove Sweetheart Deals, Bribes, and Payoffs - voted down by DemocratsSo, who wants to make a campaign commercial first? This is a gold mine, and as such should be exploited for it's natural resources, namely the ouster of Democrats from office in November.
* Amendment to Bar Tax Hikes on Families Earning Under $250,000 - voted down by
* Amendment to Remove the Employer Mandate - voted down by Democrats
* Amendment to Require the President and Congress Enroll in Exchange - voted down by Democrats
* Amendment to Prevent Sex Offenders from Receiving E.D. Drugs - voted down by Democrats on a party-line vote
* Amendment to Remove New Taxes on Investments - voted down by Democrats
* Amendment to Protect Wounded Soldiers from Medical Device Tax - voted down by Democrats
* Amendment to Protect Pediatrics and Disabled from Medical Device Tax - voted down by Democrats
* Amendment to Protect Cancer Patients from Medical Device Tax - voted down by Democrats
Was this a thinly disguised effort by Senate Republicans to attempt to derail the health care bill, yes. However, it paints a very clear distinction between Republicans and Democrats. If Republicans know what is good for them, they'll beat this like the rented mule that it is.
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