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Obama Promises to Help Congressional Staffers Avoid Obamacare
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Posted on 08/01/2013 10:36:52 PM PDT by chessplayer

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1 posted on 08/01/2013 10:36:52 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Ef that! If I can’t get out of it, why should they?!


2 posted on 08/01/2013 10:42:55 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Irenic

Ef that! If I can’t get out of it, why should they?!


Yep, the whole thing is bull $hit.


3 posted on 08/01/2013 10:44:37 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: chessplayer
Some Republicans have joined Democrats in efforts to exempt staffers from Obamacare,

No names mentioned, but shall we have a guess.

McCain?

4 posted on 08/01/2013 10:46:35 PM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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To: chessplayer

This is the straw. They do this and it will be hell to pay. They can’t put a nasty law that is screwing up our finances and medical coverage and yet they exempt themselves. Oh no they don’t. Oh hell no.


5 posted on 08/01/2013 10:49:16 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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Why aren’t members of congress, much less their staffers, enrolled into ObamaCare? Why isn’t Obama and his lovely family? All executive branch employees? State, county and municipal bureaucrats? Public school teachers? Answers, please.


6 posted on 08/01/2013 10:53:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: chessplayer

Congress is just trying to follow the rule were the captain abandons ship first, like Ted Kennedy with the SS Oldsmobile.


7 posted on 08/01/2013 10:56:08 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (This message has been recorded but not approved by Obama's StasiNet. Read it at your peril.)
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To: chessplayer
Aw, and lefty FactCheck will have to update their May posting.
8 posted on 08/01/2013 11:02:58 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: chessplayer; onyx; trisham; TheOldLady; DJ MacWoW; RedMDer; musicman; Lady Jag; Alamo-Girl; ...

Outrageous!! Corrupt commie bastards!!


9 posted on 08/01/2013 11:04:51 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: ScaniaBoy

Tom Coburn for one. Remember the mega-RINO that stabbed the tea party with the anti-gun vote?


10 posted on 08/01/2013 11:05:46 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: chessplayer

I am shocked at the hypocrisy. Just shocked./s


11 posted on 08/01/2013 11:07:54 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: chessplayer

Time to send every Politico in D.C. a copy of Animal Farm and a copy of 1984. Include a Noose in the package.


12 posted on 08/01/2013 11:10:01 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: sickoflibs; SunkenCiv; justiceseeker93

Ugh.


13 posted on 08/01/2013 11:10:21 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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14 posted on 08/01/2013 11:15:09 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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Outrageous!! Corrupt commie bastards!!

Senator Burr (NC) and the Chairman of Way & Means are both against this.

Ditto for Senator Grassley, who wrote the measure that included Congress and its staff.

This is do and die time for the GOP.

KILL Obamacare

Join Senator's Cruz, Lee, Rand Paul and the other Senate PATRIOTS.

Make your calls and blast McCain! No special exemptions for Congress and their staff!

15 posted on 08/01/2013 11:19:54 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: chessplayer

Good (on the so called “brain drain” the dump that would happen would be a Godsend to this country and many of these staffers are as corrupt or even more so than their “Masters”.

Starting over with staff of real people is ONE simple thing that needs to happen in Washington, D.C!!

(Oh and I forgot to add that D.C. doesn’t have any brains they’re practically zombies anyway feeding off the rest of us without producing any real agricultural or manufactured product)!~


16 posted on 08/01/2013 11:23:12 PM PDT by JSDude1 (Is John Boehner the Neville Chamberlain of American Politics?)
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To: Irenic
This is the straw. They do this and it will be hell to pay. They can’t put a nasty law that is screwing up our finances and medical coverage and yet they exempt themselves. Oh no they don’t. Oh hell no.

I share your anger and fury. I feel the same way. I loathe these slime bags. On the other hand, I am 1,000% cynical of the government. They WILL put out a nasty law that screws up our finances and medical coverage, and they WILL exempt themselves and their cronies. They will do it, because they can, and they WILL get away with it. Odumbo and his rat friends have never been held accountable for anything, why should we think they will be held accountable now? I know, that is cynicism with a capital C, but I just don't think the rats will ever be held accountable. Let me say it again, I utterly, totally, completely, 100% loathe these slime bags. It keeps me warm on cold nights.

17 posted on 08/01/2013 11:24:07 PM PDT by Mark17 (Yesterday I couldn't spell it. Today I are one, a creepy a$$ cracker)
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To: chessplayer
the IRS, who - with thousands of new employees, equipped with rifles, to police us if we do not comply - is also asking for exemption.

Hundreds of outfits have been given exemptions.

SO - how is this ‘equal representation’?

18 posted on 08/01/2013 11:40:36 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: chessplayer

Nah, you don’t have to live like the peasants.

You can thank me now. :D


19 posted on 08/01/2013 11:46:52 PM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: chessplayer

any republicans who vote to exempt themselves using same lame excuse that they remove obamacare for some ppl and is the first step, need to be removed from office


20 posted on 08/01/2013 11:49:31 PM PDT by 4rcane
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if lawmakers/staffers do not suffer like the rest of the citizen, there is less incentive to remove it for everyone


21 posted on 08/01/2013 11:50:43 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: onyx

This is just great. The democrats, the congress, the government workers, the unions, the leftist non profits, the big democrat corporate boosters and supporters all wanted and pushed for this unAmerican, unconstitutional, communist tyranny and now all want to be exempt while forcing it on the rest us who DO NOT want it and never did. The founders would have been shooting by now!!


22 posted on 08/01/2013 11:52:42 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: chessplayer

Kinda like how only the little people were left locked inside the Titanic, isn’t it.


23 posted on 08/01/2013 11:53:18 PM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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How does Obama do this anyhow? Is he a dictator, a king? How can he wave his hand and some special few are exempted?


24 posted on 08/01/2013 11:54:27 PM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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>>Is he a dictator, a king?

More like the mafioso puppet of the Oligarchic Kleptocrats running the Insurance/Pharmaceutical/Investment bidnesses love triangle.

COMMERCE BETWEEN MASTER AND SLAVE IS [still] TYRANNY


25 posted on 08/01/2013 11:57:55 PM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: ScaniaBoy

McCain, Graham, Snowe, Rubio.


26 posted on 08/02/2013 12:03:38 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Jim Robinson
This is just great. The democrats, the congress, the government workers, the unions, the leftist non profits, the big democrat corporate boosters and supporters all wanted and pushed for this unAmerican, unconstitutional, communist tyranny and now all want to be exempt while forcing it on the rest us who DO NOT want it and never did. The founders would have been shooting by now!!

You're right!

Our Founders would have been shooting by now!!

Just like that witch Pelosi said, "we have to pass it, to know what's in it."

Shame on Chief Justice Roberts! That damn fool neglected to say in his written opinion, that only one party passed the obamanation! It was not the will of the people's representatives!


27 posted on 08/02/2013 12:05:47 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: chessplayer

The communist and Marxist elite should not have to suffer under ObamaCare, right Barry? ObamaCare is for the unwashed masses. Those disgusting, uneducated and ignorant “little people”. Right Barry?


28 posted on 08/02/2013 12:28:49 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare is just commie DemocRAT code for genocide.)
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To: chessplayer

Defund Obamacare!!! “www.dontfundobamcare.com” Sponsored by Senator Mike Lee and Ted Cruz!!! Almost 200,000 signatures in just three days!!! Do it right now!!!


29 posted on 08/02/2013 12:43:28 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: chessplayer

bump


30 posted on 08/02/2013 12:47:54 AM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: Irenic
This is the straw.....

I agree. It's one thing to have something you don't like imposed upon you, yet another to tolerate it while watching someone else get a pass.

Doesn't this mean that just about any citizen could sue under equal protection laws? Certainly, any individual would have standing to bring a case, what with all the exemptions thus far and now this.

31 posted on 08/02/2013 1:18:45 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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"Doesn't this mean that just about any citizen could sue under equal protection laws? Certainly, any individual would have standing to bring a case, what with all the exemptions thus far and now this."

I have no confidence that a corrupt legal system, starting with Chief Justice Roberts, can be used to stop this travesty. we have seen how the law can be twisted to support any conclusion. I don't think the existing power structure will allow any successful challenge unless the rulers believe they will be deposed if they don't follow the will of the people.

32 posted on 08/02/2013 2:58:35 AM PDT by Truth29
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Everyone contact your representatives and ask that you become unpaid staff members.


33 posted on 08/02/2013 3:00:24 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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How does Obama do this anyhow? Is he a dictator, a king? How can he wave his hand and some special few are exempted?

He found out early on that no one has the guts to stop him. Congress, GOP, Supreme Court. "We, the People" had a chance last election, but although they hated most of his ideas, they voted for him since he seems like "such a nice guy" To them, anyway.

34 posted on 08/02/2013 3:07:49 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: chessplayer

After one gets past laughing at the assumption they are making that there is a brain to drain in DC, you get to the old saw “none of us is as dumb as all of us.” If half of DC left, I’m pretty sure the collective IQ would increase.

Aside, if they do this and the MSM can find their ballzacs and report it, it might just turn the entire country against DC. Will it change anything? Probably not. Zombies in SFO will still vote for Pelosi because they would never vote for a conservative or Republican. (Have to continue to point out there is a growing difference between the two.)


35 posted on 08/02/2013 3:11:23 AM PDT by IamConservative (The soul of my lifes journey is Liberty!)
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Update: It happened! Yet again, Obama is unilaterally waiving the law:

Capitol's Obamacare crisis solved

36 posted on 08/02/2013 3:25:55 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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The river has been crossed by the DNC and IRS
in their treason.

They have NO reason to turn back.


37 posted on 08/02/2013 3:30:26 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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Bm


38 posted on 08/02/2013 3:32:36 AM PDT by Vision (Political Correctness is unAmerican)
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Hey, they deserve to be exempted. After all, they worked so hard to inflict it on us.
39 posted on 08/02/2013 3:34:40 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Why aren’t members of congress, much less their staffers, enrolled into ObamaCare? Why isn’t Obama and his lovely family? All executive branch employees?

Remember how things worked in the USSR?

40 posted on 08/02/2013 3:36:27 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

I was an Army intelligence analyst during the cold war. What do you think?


41 posted on 08/02/2013 3:38:03 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: Irenic

“Ef that! If I can’t get out of it, why should they?!”

You obviously did not get the memo. We are the serfs, they are they political elite. They have a different set of rules than we do. In a nut shell, their view is that we are sheep to be sheared.


42 posted on 08/02/2013 3:38:37 AM PDT by Shane (When Injustice Becomes Law, RESISTANCE Becomes DUTY.----T.Jefferson)
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To: chessplayer

That’s crap! Everyone-should-know-about-this. BUMP


43 posted on 08/02/2013 3:44:25 AM PDT by Pajamajan (Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't wait. Do it today.)
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The minions of the overlords want special treatment


44 posted on 08/02/2013 3:45:45 AM PDT by GeronL
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Townhalls are going to be most interesting this recess.

I am so mad I can’t even speak...certainly not civilly.


45 posted on 08/02/2013 3:57:49 AM PDT by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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“It is an axiom among many in Congress that if staffers are forced into Obamacare, a “brain drain” will result as key staffers with years of experience will quit and go home to find other work.”

First of all, they are not going anywhere. They are
way too stupid to make it in the real world.

Brain Drain, what a joke. If they are so smart then why didn’t the
“smarter than everyone else” crowd think of this while
they were ramming Obamacare through?


46 posted on 08/02/2013 4:05:57 AM PDT by Slambat
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To: Jim Robinson; onyx

Defund and repeal now!


47 posted on 08/02/2013 4:12:21 AM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: ScaniaBoy
Some Republicans have joined Democrats in efforts to exempt staffers from Obamacare

McCainiac, top of the list.

Second: Little Linda(sey) Graham.

48 posted on 08/02/2013 4:12:39 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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That is exactly who and what we are fighting.

LLS


49 posted on 08/02/2013 4:15:40 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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BUMP!


50 posted on 08/02/2013 4:17:27 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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