Healthcare Bill Expands IRS

March 19, 2010 at 07:39 (General Stupidity, Health, Politics, Society)

By 10 billion bucks and thousands of new agents. Yeh, that’s just what we need. What is wrong with these people?

House Ways and Means Republicans on Thursday assailed a provision in the proposed health care reform bill under consideration this week.

Subcommittee on Oversight ranking member Charles Boustany (R-La.) said the IRS provision in the bill “dangerously expands, in an ominous way the tentacles of the IRS and it’s reach into every American family,” he said today during a press conference.

“This is a vast expanse of power,” he said.

Boustany said the bill would allow the IRS to confiscate refunds if there are penalties for not buying health care.

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