Monday, April 12, 2010

So Much for not Raising Taxes on the Middle Class

JCT: Healthcare law to sock middle class with a $3.9 billion tax increase in 2019

Taxpayers earning less than $200,000 a year will pay roughly $3.9 billion more in taxes — in 2019 alone — due to healthcare reform, according to the Joint Committee on Taxation, Congress's official scorekeeper.

Did anyone really believe he could promise the moon without raising taxes on the middle class?