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THIS WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO THROW UP (Congress exempts self from pain of Obamacare)
Gretawire-FoxnewsInsider ^ | 8-2-2013 | Greta Van Susteran

Posted on 08/02/2013 11:04:36 AM PDT by smoothsailing

August 2, 2013

THIS WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO THROW UP

Greta Van Susteran

What Congress just did to you is appalling. I would not do this to you in a million years and I doubt you would do this either. It is indecent….just WRONG. Read the previous Politico story posted where it reports that Congress, as it races out the door for 5 week vacation, exempted itself (and staff) from Obamacare. So let me get this straight….they push OBAMACARE on EVERY OTHER AMERICAN except themselves. Really? Unbelievable, isn’t it?

And it gets more disgusting….the article says there was a bit of a rush to get their exemption passed before their 5 week vacation because the Health Care Exchanges open October 1. They needed to make sure they were not disrupted. Really? They had to take care of themselves with the exchanges date of October 1….but the CONTINUING RESOLUTION that funds the government (AND IMPACTS YOU) expires September 30 but they are ignoring that until after their 5 week vacation.

So…let me get this straight….what matters to YOU and is their job to handle can wait until their 5 week vacation is over. What matters to them, gets done NOW, before their 5 week vacation. They come first even though they work for you and you even pay for their 5 week vacation....

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 0carenightmare; abortion; congress; congressobamacare; corruption; deathpanels; democrats; doublestandard; exempt; govtabuse; lawlessness; obama; obamacare; obamacarecarveouts; obamacarewaivers; zerocare
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1 posted on 08/02/2013 11:04:36 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

These WDC characters are buffoons. No one should be elected to government positions until the capital is taken from WDC.


2 posted on 08/02/2013 11:05:50 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: smoothsailing

“And some pigs are more equal than others....”
(Animal Farm, 1948)


3 posted on 08/02/2013 11:06:03 AM PDT by faithhopecharity (E)
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To: smoothsailing

Silly rabbits.. Socialism is NOT for the socialists, they demonstrate this clearly.


4 posted on 08/02/2013 11:06:06 AM PDT by momincombatboots (Back to West by G-d Virginia.)
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To: smoothsailing

I’m so shocked. /s/


5 posted on 08/02/2013 11:06:07 AM PDT by henkster (The 0bama regime isn't a train wreck, it's a B 17 raid on the rail yard.)
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To: smoothsailing

3:39 Minutes
Scarborough Lashes ‘Embarrassing’ Congressmen Who Refuse To Face ObamaCare Fees They Voted For
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Daqi7zJsEaE
Summary under the video
Excerpt:
“It’s awful, so embarrassing,” he said with a chuckle. “They passed this law!” He then put on a faux-deep voice and pretended to narrate what he predicts to be the theme of many upcoming Democratic primary ads: “Congressman Scarborough voted for ObamaCare to raise your health premiums and yet he had the president exempt him from ObamaCare. Let’s exempt Congressman Scarborough from Congress.”


6 posted on 08/02/2013 11:06:10 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: smoothsailing

THEY SHOULD EXEMPT ALL OF US TOO


7 posted on 08/02/2013 11:06:25 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: smoothsailing

All animals are equal, but some pigs are more equal than others....
(Animal Farm, 1948)


8 posted on 08/02/2013 11:07:21 AM PDT by faithhopecharity (E)
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DEFUND AND REPEAL.

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Please donate today!

9 posted on 08/02/2013 11:07:25 AM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: smoothsailing

Greta with her “Unbelievable” and “can you believe it” and “get this” etc. We knew all of this sh&% when a lot of us drove to DC and joined 1,000,000 others to protest this BS!


10 posted on 08/02/2013 11:08:48 AM PDT by albie (re)
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To: smoothsailing

What the Hell kind of law is this where everyone who’s politically connected gets an exemption? It’s not a law at all, it’s just another invitation for corruption. I pity the folks who get stuck with Obamacare, and can’t get an exemption.


11 posted on 08/02/2013 11:08:48 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: smoothsailing

they cannot afford it. Neither can We the Serfs, but ....


12 posted on 08/02/2013 11:10:03 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: smoothsailing
Whent it's all said and done, the only people paying for anything anymore will be private salaried workers in corporate America.

And there aren't enough of them to go around!

-PJ

13 posted on 08/02/2013 11:11:00 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: smoothsailing

Is there a list of who voted how yet?


14 posted on 08/02/2013 11:12:12 AM PDT by originalbuckeye (Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy)
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To: smoothsailing

Enough to gag a bag of maggots.
To make a murder of crows blush.
But the critters? No problemo.


15 posted on 08/02/2013 11:14:00 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: originalbuckeye
Is there a list of who voted how yet?

I wonder. The cowards could have done a voice vote. I'll check and see.

16 posted on 08/02/2013 11:15:06 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing; All

Price Applauds Passage of Bill to Stop IRS Enforcement of Obamacare (Press Release)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3050433/posts

http://tomprice.house.gov/press-release/price-applauds-passage-bill-stop-irs-enforcement-obamacare


17 posted on 08/02/2013 11:15:06 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: smoothsailing

We are the USSR.


18 posted on 08/02/2013 11:15:26 AM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: smoothsailing; FReepers; Patriots; FRiends

Go to townhalls and demand a full repeal.

Seriously.


19 posted on 08/02/2013 11:16:01 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: smoothsailing

I thought it was already well-known that they were doing this. I mean, seriously, who could possibly be surprised by this?


20 posted on 08/02/2013 11:16:22 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: smoothsailing

[what matters to YOU and is their job to handle can wait until their 5 week vacation is over. What matters to them, gets done NOW, before their 5 week vacation.]

yep. Been that way for a long time. It’s only that we are more aware of this crap going on, now.


21 posted on 08/02/2013 11:18:16 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: popdonnelly
What the Hell kind of law is this where everyone who’s politically connected gets an exemption?

It's the Soviet Union. Loyal party members were often exempted or at least had a blind eye turned to enforcement of restrictions on THEIR lives.

The media has effectively wiped memories of the soviets from our minds. Otherwise we might recognize that we are rapidly becoming what they were.
22 posted on 08/02/2013 11:18:18 AM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: smoothsailing

I hear that all government agencies are applying for waivers.


23 posted on 08/02/2013 11:19:16 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: workerbee

It was known when they were passing it that they would be exempt and nobody listened.


24 posted on 08/02/2013 11:19:17 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: onyx

I like your attitude (honest onyx) but ... our reps cair instead of care.


25 posted on 08/02/2013 11:19:47 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Mr. K

Maybe we should get a lavish party going for Obama, including a special lap-dance from Heyonce after inhaling some ‘fireweed’, and he’ll sign an EO stating that everyone in the US is exempt.


26 posted on 08/02/2013 11:22:04 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: workerbee; smoothsailing; onyx; Jim Robinson; humblegunner
This is the final proof needed: We are the Soviet Union in every regard. This sort of behavior is reminiscient of the category of Soviets known, in the original Russian, as номенклату́ра, or the nomenklatura.

The nomenklatura had very special privileges and were exempt from most of the laws governing the more common Soviet citizen. Mostly made up of Communists, this class of people were immune from prosecution in many cases, and were granted vast privileges not available to the lower classes.

This is unacceptable in the utter extreme, and MUST BE THE DRIVING THEME INTO 2014 ELECTIONS. THIS ONE WILL IGNITE THE PUBLIC OUTRAGE LIKE NOTHING ELSE.

27 posted on 08/02/2013 11:22:23 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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To: RedMDer

Disgusting. Absolutely disgusting.


28 posted on 08/02/2013 11:26:01 AM PDT by Appollo9919
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To: onyx

Bring torches, tar and feathers.


29 posted on 08/02/2013 11:26:20 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Appollo9919

Waiting on the vote list so I can REALLY throw up.


30 posted on 08/02/2013 11:26:57 AM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: Lazamataz
I don't want to sound defeated Laz but think I am. May you be correct. May the electronic vote not be counted by the electronics. To be specific ... Think stalin.
31 posted on 08/02/2013 11:27:15 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: originalbuckeye

There was no vote. It was done by way of a “ruling” of the Office of Personnel Management. Sneaky bastards.

http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2013/08/02/guess-whose-healthcare-premiums-arent-going-up-next-year-n1654588


32 posted on 08/02/2013 11:30:26 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Not only that, but the SEIU and other unions want their workers exempted. So, basically, the government and all government and union workers would be exempt. These are the assholes who pushed Obama and this communist crap on us!!

As I said last night, our founders would have been shooting by now!!


33 posted on 08/02/2013 11:32:19 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: popdonnelly
I pity the folks who get stuck with Obamacare, and can’t get an exemption.

Well, they can always become a Muslim.

34 posted on 08/02/2013 11:32:46 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Lazamataz
and MUST BE THE DRIVING THEME INTO 2014 ELECTIONS.

We need to immediately work to get the Soviet experience back into to consciousness of the public. If people don't remember what it was like, they won't recognize the comparisons.

I believe Tea Party, other activist groups, and we as individuals need to continuously draw the comparisons.

I was in the Soviet Union when I was a teen. Kids in Leningrad would climb through the hotel ventilation to get up to our floor to trade. They would search the room for bugs. Without knowing any English, they would put their finger over their lips and whisper "KGB" as they did their sweep.
35 posted on 08/02/2013 11:33:39 AM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: smoothsailing

At first I was outraged but just maybe the R’s passed this thing to enrage the public, get them off their lazy asses to start mass demonstrations to abolish bummercare. Just a thought but I doubt if R’s are capable of serious thought.


36 posted on 08/02/2013 11:33:41 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: smoothsailing

Uh... waitaminnit, since this is a revenue-raising tax - zerocare - can it just be exempted without being voted on? Is that legal?


37 posted on 08/02/2013 11:34:54 AM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: txhurl

There was no vote. They did by way of a “ruling” from the Office of Personnel Management. What a bunch of damn cowards.

http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2013/08/02/guess-whose-healthcare-premiums-arent-going-up-next-year-n1654588


38 posted on 08/02/2013 11:35:52 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Where is the vote? I want to see the vote on this.


39 posted on 08/02/2013 11:38:48 AM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: Jim Robinson

The sneaky bastards didn’t even vote on this, Jim. They snuck it through with a “ruling” from the Office of Personnel Management.

http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2013/08/02/guess-whose-healthcare-premiums-arent-going-up-next-year-n1654588


40 posted on 08/02/2013 11:40:57 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

The whole 2000 page bill is full of “as the Secretary may direct....” language.


41 posted on 08/02/2013 11:41:01 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: smoothsailing

KILL OBAMACARE, OR ELSE.

No more negotiations. No more foot dragging. No more exceptions. No more damn excuses.

I am an AMERICAN. I do not have a Ruler, a King or a slave master. I do not need a mommy, (may my mother RIP). I was born a FREE AMERICAN over 64 years ago, and with as God as my witness, I will die a free man. These asshats can kiss my a$$.

KILL OBAMACARE, OR ELSE.

The patriots of this country have been patient. We have waited, prayed, helped and done what we can to get these selfish bastards and corrupt leaders to turn this crap around and THEY HAVE FAILED. They have failed their oath, they have FAILED AMERICA.

KILL OBAMACARE, OR ELSE........ it is long past time for the OR ELSE.

@#$%#!..... I am going to try decaff for the rest of the day.


42 posted on 08/02/2013 11:42:15 AM PDT by Gator113
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To: smoothsailing

No surprise, 0care is only for the little people. The bassturds.


43 posted on 08/02/2013 11:46:09 AM PDT by jazusamo ("I am so old that I can remember when most of the people promoting race hate were white." T. Sowell)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice
You forgot the pitchforks


44 posted on 08/02/2013 11:46:22 AM PDT by xp38
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To: don-o; gonzo; 3D-JOY; kristinn; Syncro; Rafterman; Brytani; seekthetruth; basil; mcmuffin; ...
"The whole 2000 page bill is full of “as the Secretary may direct....” language."

That's the way a usurping president assumes all power to himself. Obama is well on the way to dictatorship.

They've already taken just about everything else. Never surrender your guns!! This is our last stand!!

45 posted on 08/02/2013 11:46:24 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: smoothsailing

Can you tell a congressman you want him to go to hell?


46 posted on 08/02/2013 11:46:49 AM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: smoothsailing

Is it finally time we do something? By whatever means?

Eff these people!


47 posted on 08/02/2013 11:47:39 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: Jim Robinson
Never surrender your guns!! This is our last stand!!

Come and take 'em, you commie mofos!

48 posted on 08/02/2013 11:48:11 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: onyx
Go to townhalls and demand a full repeal.

Like that is gonna do any good.

What we should be doing is surrounding these bastards offices with torches and pitchforks! It's time to hang these bastards.

49 posted on 08/02/2013 11:49:06 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: txhurl

technically there is no exemption, their premiums are being subsidized by you and me. They don’t care what Obamacare costs or how high premiums go.


50 posted on 08/02/2013 11:49:16 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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