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To: BuckeyeTexan

Maybe “the salad bar” is a medical device, or “fat free food” is a medical device.

Maybe automobile catalytic converters (helps asthma patients) are medical devices.

Fruits and vegetables could be medical devices (aids with bowel movements) along with vitamins.

Temperpedic beds along with Posturepedic beds, memory foam pillows might be medical devices (promotes good sleep).

I guess seat belts and air bags are on the medical device list (prevents injury in auto crash).

Homedics massagers are probably on the list too.

Dr. Schoals foot implants ditto.

Maybe alarm systems, mace, and small handguns are medical devices (helps prevent rape).

You know maybe we can balance the budget with the medical device tax afterall.


16 posted on 01/05/2013 10:13:57 AM PST by staytrue
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To: staytrue
RE: #16; Are you hinting that our government could unlimitedly redefine “medical device” much as they have “commerce” so as to gain oppressive power over citizens?
22 posted on 01/05/2013 11:03:09 AM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again,")
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To: All; staytrue

“Maybe the salad is a medical device, or fat free food& is a medical device.
Maybe automobile catalytic converters (helps asthma patients) are medical devices.
Fruits and vegetables could be medical devices (aids with bowel movements) along with vitamins.
Temperpedic beds along with Posturepedic beds, memory foam pillows might be medical devices (promotes good sleep).
I guess seat belts and air bags are on the medical device list (prevents injury in auto crash).
Homedics massagers are probably on the list too.
Dr. Schoals foot implants ditto.
Maybe alarm systems, mace, and small handguns are medical devices (helps prevent rape).
You know maybe we can balance the budget with the medical device tax afterall.”

Folks, welcome to the Arbeitsziehungslager. I have been warning this for years.


24 posted on 01/05/2013 11:16:49 AM PST by Varsity Flight (Extortion-Care is the Government Work-Camp: Arbeitsziehungslager)
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To: staytrue

From the article:

There are two main categories of devices exempt from the tax. First, eyeglasses, contact lenses and hearing aids are specifically listed as being exempt. The second and broader category, commonly referred to as the “Retail Exception,” exempts a device which is “of a type which is generally purchased by the general public at retail for individual use.”

So, probably, the individual items you listed are exempt.


27 posted on 01/05/2013 11:30:13 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind.)
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