# What planet do they think we are on?

The rationale behind the Senate Finance Committee's health care proposal was to reduce the cost of health care.  In order to do this, they are levying taxes on health products and insurance companies.  What planet do they think we are on?   These taxes will result in an increase in costs for health care consumers and higher insurance premiums, in other words, higher health care costs for most of us.  The equation is A (amount paid for health care) + new taxes < A.   This is the new Senate Math.  A more earthly math shows an additional cost of \$1700 per family.

In order to pay for the program, Medicare is being cut (raided) in various ways to the tune of about 400 billion.  What a wonderful idea!  I'm sure Medicare, which is already racing into insolvency, has a few billion to spare. Of course, no one's benefits will be affected.  Maybe the doctors will work for nothing.  What planet do they think we are on?

The Senators think the public cannot see that this is another sneak-in-the-back door redistribution-of-wealth scheme.  What planet do they think we are on?

The Senators must believe the American people will welcome being forced to buy expensive health insurance under the threat of fines or imprisonment.  What planet do they think we are on?  Good luck collecting the 4 billion in fines they are planning on.

They think this wonderful result will be achieved with the government making a profit.  What planet are they on?
The rationale behind the Senate Finance Committee's health care proposal was to reduce the cost of health care.  In order to do this, they are levying taxes on health products and insurance companies.  What planet do they think we are on?   These taxes will result in an increase in costs for health care consumers and higher insurance premiums, in other words, higher health care costs for most of us.  The equation is A (amount paid for health care) + new taxes < A.   This is the new Senate Math.  A more earthly math shows an additional cost of \$1700 per family.

In order to pay for the program, Medicare is being cut (raided) in various ways to the tune of about 400 billion.  What a wonderful idea!  I'm sure Medicare, which is already racing into insolvency, has a few billion to spare. Of course, no one's benefits will be affected.  Maybe the doctors will work for nothing.  What planet do they think we are on?

The Senators think the public cannot see that this is another sneak-in-the-back door redistribution-of-wealth scheme.  What planet do they think we are on?

The Senators must believe the American people will welcome being forced to buy expensive health insurance under the threat of fines or imprisonment.  What planet do they think we are on?  Good luck collecting the 4 billion in fines they are planning on.

They think this wonderful result will be achieved with the government making a profit.  What planet are they on?