The bill levies a 5 percent tax on elective cosmetic surgery. The provision raises $5 billion and was needed to make the numbers work, according to a Democratic Senate aide.
The Finance Committee considered the tax but dismissed it, in part because it was a public relations battle that senators were not willing to wage.
$5 billion in revenue going forward, but $500 billion if this do-nothing Congress would have acted with a sense of urgency after the release of Thiller in 1982. Jackson WAS the public option. Nip, tuck, make a buck, health bill sucks, makes me wanna chuck, bunch of muckety-mucks, don't really give a f**k, blaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah, suck it Pelosi, blaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah. The health care debate has reduced me to crude rhymes and indefatigable groans.
Ever forward with the tax, however. Pelosi's face is an unexplored goldmine.
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