Skip to comments.Democratic Congressman: 'Not Fair' To Subject Congress To Obamacare Just Like Everyone Else
Posted on 06/15/2013 12:33:39 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
When the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) was being debated, proponents were accused of saddling Americans with inferior and expensive health care while keeping generous coverage for themselves at taxpayer expense. To rebut that allegation and build confidence in the bill, a provision was added mandating that members of Congress and their staff members get there coverage through the new exchange system the bill set up. Now that the time to sign up for exchange coverage is nearing, a Democratic member, Rep. John Larson (D., Conn.), is saying that this is simply not fair as key staff members head for the exits to avoid Obamacare.
Politico reports that many on Capitol Hill fear it could lead to a brain drain and notes that [t]he problem is far more acute in the House, where lawmakers and aides are generally younger and less wealthy.
What? Obamacare disproportionally hurts those with lower incomes? It may come as a surprise, but it shouldnt....
(Excerpt) Read more at forbes.com ...
They need to reap what they sew. I have an idea, hire the illegal aliens under the Immigration Bill. Apparently, they don’t have to buy Obamacare so all the employers, like the House, wishing to avoid pesky penalties can just hire immigrants.
No desert for John. Send the child straight to bed.
With any luck this will leave SUCH a bad taste in Obama worshiping mouths, they will wake up just enough to not vote for the Dems and flock to the Greens.
I would haZ a sad...
With any luck... the idiots seem to tolerate, if not enjoy, the bad taste.
I figured I’d try it Dem style. If someone said it on the net, it must be true so I engineered a self-fulfilling prophecy ;)
>> I figured Id try it Dem style.
That takes courage. I won’t even fake a lisp on a dare...
Anyway, I’m spent. G’night.
Ohhh...you a bad, bad man.....
But I did leave myself wide open for that (snicker) ;)
Limosine leftists rarely feel the laws they impose on the masses.
This is a gift to Conservatives fighting to undo Obamacare.
It's time to nationalize!
Dear Congressman Larson - There is a pitchfork waiting with YOUR name on it!
“get there coverage”
I guess Forbes has cut back on their Editorial staff. Sequestration?
Is this from The Onion?? OMG!! No doofus, it’s not only not fair, it’s an Obamanation now.....DEAL WITH IT!
Worrying about a brain drain in congress is like worrying about dry rot aboard the Titanic.
Fairness is an integral part of your leaders initiative, no? Above everyone else I believe congress and thier families should be enrolled in thier own legislation.
Last time I heard the phrase brain drain.. it was the bankers and they got big time bailouts.. and are still getting what 80 billion a month in QE4infinity...
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