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Funding for government lapses as short-term spending bill stalls in the Senate

In case you didn’t notice

In case you didn't notice, here is what happened on Jan. 1, 2014:

Top Medicare tax went from 1.45 percent to 2.35 percent.

Top Income tax bracket went from 35 percent to 39.6 percent.

Top Income payroll tax went from 37.4 percent to 52.2 percent.

Capital Gains tax went from 15 percent to 28 percent.

Dividends tax went from 15 percent to 39.6 percent.

Estate tax went from 0 percent to 55 percent.

Remember this fact: These taxes were all passed only with Democratic votes, no Republicans voted for these taxes! These taxes were all passed under the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. In addition to these horrendous tax increases, the vast majority of premiums paid by individuals who have now signed up for Obamacare have increased ridiculously! Obama promised annual savings of approximately $2,500 but for many, annual premiums have increased by that amount, or more. In case you didn't notice.