Obama taxing health care benefits?

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>   On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 11:40 AM, MAuer wrote:
>   How about adopting the Mosler health care proposals?


This is what happens with an administration that does not understand taxes are about managing aggregate demand and distribution, not raising revenue per se.

Someday we may have a president who knows how the monetary system works.

And what about all the economists who know or should know health care should not be a marginal cost of production?

Administration Is Open to Taxing Health Benefits

by Jackie Calmes and Robert Pear

Mar 15 (NYT) — The Obama administration is signaling to Congress that the president could support taxing some employee health benefits, as several influential lawmakers and many economists favor, to help pay for overhauling the health care system.