Publication Date: September 2009
Publisher: Tax Policy Center
Author(s): Alan J. Auerbach; William G. Gale
Keywords: Health Insurance; Federal Budgets & Fiscal Policy; Taxes and Social Programs; Budget Issues
CNNMoney.com, Op-Ed. Obama and other policymakers need to pay more attention to a fundamental conflict underlying the health care debate: People want the federal government to do much more than they are willing to pay for through their taxes.