Andy Pratt: Picking up the tab

October 4, 2013 

Picking up the tab

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and his Department of Justice goons can sue the state of North Carolina for requiring a government-issued ID in order to vote because it is discrimination against certain groups (“Feds aim to halt voter ID law,” Sept 30 news story). This from the same federal government that will require that everyone (and not necessarily citizens) in the country purchase health insurance or pay a penalty (or tax, as the Supreme Court ruled it).

Oh, and since subsidies will be offered only to lower income households, this law discriminates against hard-working, successful people who will be picking up the tab for everyone else. Classic redistribution of wealth. Makes sense to me!

Andy Pratt

Atlantic Beach

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