"The U.S. Senate proposal to impose taxes for the first time on “gold-plated” health plans may bypass generous employee benefits negotiated by unions." http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=aDvu77pZr7k4 So everyone else gets whacked with a new tax except unions and federal employees? Where's the fairness in that? Oh... I forgot... it isn't about fairness - it's about pay offs for political contributions.