Another tax for supposedly the top 1.5% of investors. Investors maintain properties, trying to reverse "the broken window effect" This 3.8% tax on investment income is to help pay for medicare or is part of healthcare reform. http://www.snopes.com/politics/taxes/realestate.asp
Should we be allowing medicaid to pay 10s of thousands of dollars for these scooters and wheelchairs? Why are most medical supplies, crutches, bedpans, hospital beds astronomical in price?
When work is performed on gov buildings, schools, DOT, signs, roads all have outrageous cost but Teachers, Police and Fire Fighters are shorted?