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AARP's ObamaCare Endgame Revealed
Americanthinker.com ^ | May 24, 2011 | Chuck Rogér

Posted on 05/24/2011 11:15:48 AM PDT by Snuph

We now have a clear picture of the treachery in which AARP has engaged since President Obama took office. The Daily Caller reports that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has granted Medigap policy sellers, including the American Association of Retired Persons, exemption from ObamaCare-mandated federal supervision of insurance premium hikes. "Medigap" is an industry term for a type of coverage that helps pay medical costs not covered by Medicare.

Non-Medigap insurers, not exempted from ObamaCare's rate reviews, must justify rate increases. In effect, the HHS exemption gives AARP the ability to generate profits not achievable by non-exempted competitors.

It's important to remember that AARP helped push ObamaCare through Congress by contributing to a $121 million advertising campaign and paying for millions of dollars worth of Washington lobbying. AARP has betrayed the seniors whose interests the organization allegedly protects and positioned itself to make billions after playing along with the Obama administration's corporatist favoritism.

read full story at http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/05/aarps_obamacare_endgame_reveal.html


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aarp; democrats; obamacare; waiver; waivers; wavers
however the author descibed it aCorporatism, or "crony capitalism,"

The correct term is FASCISM

1 posted on 05/24/2011 11:15:50 AM PDT by Snuph
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To: Snuph

how much did they spend promoting ObamaCare just by themselves?


2 posted on 05/24/2011 11:17:37 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Snuph

The AARP has to be one of the more vile interest groups.


3 posted on 05/24/2011 11:21:37 AM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: Snuph

Classic Fascism in Action.
Buying Democrats pays REALLY WELL, doesn’t it!!

Remember folks, it’s not CRONY CAPITALISM when Democrats do it!!! Just ask anyone in a New York MSM newsroom!


4 posted on 05/24/2011 11:23:06 AM PDT by tcrlaf (You can only lead a lib to the Truth, you can't make it think...)
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To: Snuph

Bump!


5 posted on 05/24/2011 11:25:39 AM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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6 posted on 05/24/2011 11:25:50 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: tcrlaf
Whenever government picks the winners and losers it is Fascism. Matters not who is in power. But yes the Dems do love fascism so... Look how they cheer Hugo, Fidel and all the other fascist around the world
7 posted on 05/24/2011 11:28:54 AM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: Snuph
crony capitalism is a fancy way of describing corruption, period. =.=
8 posted on 05/24/2011 11:32:05 AM PDT by cranked
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To: Snuph

AARP isn’t just an insurance company, it’s a crooked insurance company. Warn everybody you know.


9 posted on 05/24/2011 11:41:48 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Snuph

I have canceled my membership in AARP.


10 posted on 05/24/2011 11:43:33 AM PDT by mickie
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To: ozzymandus

IMHO AARP is a liberal front group masquerading as a senior citizens organization.


11 posted on 05/24/2011 11:44:10 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: ozzymandus

ROFLMAO !!!


12 posted on 05/24/2011 11:48:51 AM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: Snuph

the incredible graft in this administration is making me ill. It is beyond belief.


13 posted on 05/24/2011 11:50:50 AM PDT by squarebarb
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To: Snuph

bump


14 posted on 05/24/2011 12:07:21 PM PDT by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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To: KoRn

It is no more vile than any other group that supports Rats over what is good for America.


16 posted on 05/24/2011 12:48:15 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: Snuph

I used to be an AARP member. I just throw their mail in the trash can on the way inside my home.


17 posted on 05/24/2011 2:28:49 PM PDT by New Jersey Realist (Congress doesn't care a damn about "we the people")
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To: New Jersey Realist

I stuff the postage paid return envelope full and send it back with a note scrawled in black marker ‘COMMIES you ruined my health care.’ Just wasting some of their money, and they keep sending the crap, and I keep sending it back. LOL


18 posted on 05/24/2011 3:26:17 PM PDT by GailA (2012 rally cry DEMOCRATS and RINOS are BAD for the USA!)
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To: GailA

http://video.foxnews.com/v/3938495/aarp-alternative/

alternative to AARP??


19 posted on 05/24/2011 7:10:49 PM PDT by bitt
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To: Nachum

ping


20 posted on 05/25/2011 9:30:35 AM PDT by dalebert
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