An article at the Wall Street Journal is headlined "Democrats Target High Earners to Help Fund Health Plan."
I wonder how much of this is a Marxist attempt to redistribute wealth from the bourgeoisie to the proletariat, and how much of this is politicians pandering to the masses: "Vote for me, and I'll get you stuff with other people's money!"
It's sick is what it is. No one has the right to another person's property, and this proposal amounts to little more than legally sanctioned plunder.
Obama is a bandit not in the likes of Robin Hood (who stole not from the rich but from the Lords who had unjustly taxed the peasantry). Obama is a bandit in the likes of Jesse James: no matter how beastly his actions, he will be loved by the simple folk.