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Subject:  Re: Higher Medicare premiums for Top 25% Date:  4/13/2013  1:00 PM
Author:  aj485 Number:  71986 of 75794

if my paying 3 times the normal cost of Medicare is a "tax", why isn't it called that?

Because if it were called a 'tax' instead of 'means-testing', then all of those politicians who proclaim they are against tax increases could not have voted for it.

AJ
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