Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) received a note from Joint Committee on Taxation Chief of Staff Tom Barthold stating that under section 7203 people who failed to pay the up to $1,900 fee for not buying health insurance would be charged with a misdemeanor and could face up to a year in jail or a $25,000 penalty.
The Politico and others are acting as if this is surprising. It is not. Jail at the point of a gun is the final “argument” from the government.
Our freedom slipping away day by day. Loss of freedom for any reason, even one that some say is a ‘good cause’ is evil.