Does anyone else even remember the little ditty about the poor guy who could blow only one note on his musical instrument? I was reminded of it when I heard the President making his suggestion about his "solution" to the problem of health care in America. He recommended providing tax cuts so that people could privately buy the exhorbitant product that is offered by the insurance corporations! That would cure all our problems, right? Wrong! If the average American worker were to find it possible to keep the premiums flowing all year, they would already be doing it! The prospect of being able to deduct it once a year and reduce their tax bill by, perhaps, twenty per cent, would be tantamount to trying to save a dehydrating steer with a cup of water and an eye-dropper.
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