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The proposed IRS tax form every American will have to fill out when Obamacare goes into effect.

Finding out what’s in it: A proposed IRS tax form every American will have to fill out when Obamacare goes into effect.

This form is not from the IRS, but it is based on the actual law, and is I think a reasonably good facsimile of the kind of information the IRS will require when the individual mandate goes into effect and the IRS will have to determine whether you have health insurance or need to pay higher taxes because you don’t.

I especially like the section of the form that asks these questions:

  • Are you claiming a religious exemption from the individual responsibility mandate?
  • Are you an incarcerated criminal and therefore exempt from the personal mandate?
  • Are you an illegal immigrant and therefore exempt from the personal mandate?

All three exemptions exist, though the Obama administration has already made it clear that the first will only be available to actual religious organizations, and even there the exemption will be limited. However, if you are a criminal or illegal immigrant (also a lawbreaker) you are exempt from this law, though you receive all its benefits.

As I’ve said, Repeal this turkey! And vote out every idiot that supported it.

Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

Available everywhere for $3.99 (before discount) at amazon, Barnes & Noble, all ebook vendors, or direct from the ebook publisher, ebookit. And if you buy it from ebookit you don't support the big tech companies and I get a bigger cut much sooner.


  • I can imagine the veritable s(and)storm that will erupt when people paying $700 in penalties or thousands in premiums find out that illegal aliens are exempt. I would almost want to see that happen.

  • Patrick

    All this carp could have been avoided if they had just changed and expanded medicare/Medicaid to include more people. Those who needed coverage.

    Just increase the fee in everyone’s paycheck. No new taxes or new departments or SC decision.

    But no, they wanted control over a huge portion of everyone’s pocketbook.

    Socialized medicine in like forcing everyone to drive the same government manufactured car.
    They only have one door, go 20 mph, have only three wheels, and only last 100,000 miles (After that you have to walk). And repairs take months, if at all. Parts shortage you know.

    Everyone has a car but that car sucks compared to what most could have had if they had a choice.

  • Don

    Obamacare is designed to destroy all private health care. Costs will rise, the left will howl, the American people will (foolishly) demand the government act and a single payer disaster will be the end result. We’ll all die happily everafter.

  • wade

    patrick, you are a redundant echo of circle-jerk mentality. be careful where you pause and squat, you could possibly shit and fall back in IT.

  • wade

    Don, that was brilliant and wrought with wit. the humor exalted in your post touches on irony of the moment and i must say, brought forth an audible burst of enjoyment from myself. Brilliant !!

  • Wade,

    Please watch your language. I insist that the discussion and comments at Behind the Black to be civil, even from those I agree with.

  • wade

    please excuse my raw use of words. perhaps i should have ,.. Real Thoughts, i will respect proper manners and your wishes Mr. Zimmerman.

  • John M. Egan

    …& I can’t believe people will go to the polls today to vote for the community organizer-in-charge who unequivocally supports this infringement on our rights!!!!

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