OBAMA DID NOT keep his pledge which was: "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. Obama LIED! Has anyone in the MSM done to Obama over this GLARING big LIE... "I Pledge..." and yet peoples' taxes are going up... 1) money reduced from payroll taxes 2) The Obamacare Individual Mandate Excise Tax: Starting in 2014, anyone not buying qualifying health insurance as defined by Obama-appointed bureaucrats -- must pay an income surtax 3) The Obamacare Medicine Cabinet Tax: This tax took effect in January 2011 and prevents Americans from being able to use their health savings account (HSA),flexible spending account (FSA), or health reimbursement (HRA) pre-tax dollars to purchase non-prescription, over-the-counter medicines (except insulin). 4)The Obamacare Flexible Spending Account Cap aka Special Needs Kids Tax: Starting in January 2013, Obamacare imposes a cap on FSAs of $2500 (now unlimited under federal law). 5) The Obamacare "Haircut" to the Medical Itemized Deduction from 7.5% to 10% of AGI -- Any taxpayer use to take itemized medical deductions up to 10% now just 7.5% --TAX RAISE!!! 6) The Obamacare HSA Withdrawal Tax Hike: This provision, which took effect in January 2011, increases the tax on non-medical early withdrawals from an HSA from 10 to 20 percent, disadvantaging them relative to IRAs and other tax-advantaged accounts, which remain at 10 percent. 7) The Obamacare Tax on Indoor Tanning Services: Since July of 2010, Americans using indoor tanning salons face a new 10 percent excise tax. 8) Obamacare Excise Tax on Comprehensive Health Insurance Plans: Starting in 2018, this provision imposes a new 40 percent excise tax on Cadillac health insurance plans ($10,200 single/$27,500 family). Higher thresholds exists for early retirees and those in high-risk professions. None of the above tax increases contain any exemption whatsoever for families making less than $250,000 per year. Read more: Americans for Tax Reform : If the mandate is a tax, Obama lied his way into office ALL of these are TAX INCREASES... HAVE YOU HEARD any of the news networks going crazy about these bald faced FACTS that make Obama a BALD FACED totally 100% LIAR???? NO!