Senate Bill Fines People More Than $1,000 for Refusing Health Care Coverage

What is freedom? Is it just something we made up, or is it a God-given right?  In the U.S. Senate, at least, it seems more attention is being given to expansion of government power than protection of freedom. 

From Fox News:

Americans who refuse to buy affordable medical coverage could be hit with fines of more than $1,000 under a health care overhaul bill unveiled Thursday by key Senate Democrats looking to fulfill President Obama’s top domestic priority.

The Congressional Budget Office estimated the fines will raise around $36 billion over 10 years. Senate aides said the penalties would be modeled on the approach taken by Massachusetts, which now imposes a fine of about $1,000 a year on individuals who refuse to get coverage. Under the federal legislation, families would pay higher penalties than individuals.

This seems like it would have to be a joke, but the reality is starting to sink in…we are moving constantly away from true liberty, and towards ever more tyrannical rule. This story is insane!

How can a government step in and force you to have health insurance? What kind of country is this?  This is frightening; something needs to be done now.


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