State Senator Mary Lazich (R-New Berlin) represents parts of four counties: Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, and Walworth. Her Senate District 28 includes New Berlin, Franklin, Greendale, Hales Corners, Muskego, Waterford, Big Bend, the town of Vernon and parts of Greenfield, East Troy, and Mukwonago. Senator Lazich has been in the Legislature for more than a decade. She considers herself a tireless crusader for lower taxes, reduced spending and smaller government.
"I can make a firm pledge. Under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase. Not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes."
Then-presidential candidate Barack Obama made those remarks campaigning at
The left-leaning New York Times reports the president’s own Justice Department is qualifying federal government health care as a tax. The White House is even defending an “alternative taxing authority.”
The admission by the White House, in effect, is a self-repudiation of blatant claims made by President Obama that his health care proposal was not a tax. The Heritage Foundation has the entire background.