Posts Tagged ‘auto insurance’


September 21, 2009

“What it’s saying is, is that we’re not going to have other people carrying your burdens for you anymore,” said Obama. “Right now everybody in America, just about, has to get auto insurance. Nobody considers that a tax increase.” That’s the thinking Chairman Zero is now applying to his tax if you opt out of gubmint medical insurance.

 We’re not going to have other people carrying your burdens, he says. Other people carrying your burdens? What the heck does he think taxing us to pay for substandard medical insurance is? The two of us who work out here will be paying for everybody else’s medical insurance. Carrying their burden. This is just part of his fuzzy logic here.

He goes on to compare medical insurance with auto insurance. In it’s functioning that’s a valid comparison but not in the context of taxes. And he further goes on to equate driving to living here. Do you feel that driving is as important as say, keeping your arm from being amputated due to gangrene? Back to taxes. Nobody considers that a tax increase because they don’t have to drive. They do have to live. Driving is not a right, driving is a privilege that can be revoked. Living is a God given right and the gubmint cannot revoke it. Where does he come up with this stuff?

Comparing auto insurance to medical insurance in this context is just stupid. I thought he was supposed to be smarter than this.