Obama's broken promise to middle class?

Three million in middle class to pay health law penalty

Uh oh. Already that healthcare bill is turning up little surprises like this. Reports the Washington Times:

 Some 3 million middle-class Americans will be required to pay a penalty
for not getting health insurance under the Obama administration's new
health care law, raising questions about the president's willingness to
break a campaign promise by increasing taxes on some families earning
less than $250,000.

A Congressional Budget Office analysis released Thursday said the
average cost of the penalty will be slightly more than $1,000 apiece in
2016. 

What other surprises await?

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  • Did anyone really believe that load of crap they were shoveling our way????? Blindly following any political figure will never get you anywhere.When Nancy Laghostly said "you have to pass the bill to see what"s in the bill" she meant every word.Probably the only time she said any such truth.

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