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Internal Senate email warns lawmakers not to sign up for Obamacare yet
The Washington Times ^ | September 25, 2013 | Stephen Dinan

Posted on 09/25/2013 11:39:06 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie

The Senate this week warned lawmakers and their staff not to sign up for Obamacare’s health exchanges, saying that the administration hasn’t yet finalized the rules for how to keep paying for their premiums.

“Members and staff are advised that they should delay enrolling in health insurance plans until we are able to offer further guidance as to how they should enroll in these insurance plans for 2014,” the Senate disbursing office said in an email to staffers Monday. “Premature enrollment could adversely impact eligibility for the employer premium contribution.”

The health exchanges are slated to open next week, and mark a key milestone for the Affordable Care Act.

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1 posted on 09/25/2013 11:39:06 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie
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2 posted on 09/25/2013 11:40:55 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Ted Cruz for President!)
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To: Uncle Miltie
Hey Justice roberts,

You get your email yet?

Here's mine to you......

Douchebag!

3 posted on 09/25/2013 11:43:01 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

“Premature enrollment could adversely impact eligibility for the employer premium contribution.”

Meaning the taxpayers will be paying the cost for Congressional members and staff.


4 posted on 09/25/2013 11:43:48 AM PDT by Stevenc131
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To: Uncle Miltie

At least if this defund plan fails at least all of them in congress and their staffs will be taken care of with that special subsidy.

That is all that matters.

But I am sure they think of us first.


5 posted on 09/25/2013 11:44:22 AM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

This Flustercluck is so screwed up that no one knows what is going on.

Not even the Congress.

Biggest fug up this country has ever seen.

The whole thing is a disaster.


6 posted on 09/25/2013 11:45:20 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Venturer

Posted this on another thread, but it applies here ...

As the insanity draws nearer, I’m hearing more and more squawking from the completely “low-info” types who are STUNNED that they’re going to have to ACTUALLY PAY MONEY for this thing! We’re so well-informed around here at FR that we forget the massive number of people out there who simply believe everything they are spoon-fed by the mainstream media and were and are fully convinced that “Obamacare” simply means FREE MEDICAL CARE. The reaction of these millions of people when they find out it ISN’T FREE AT ALL is going to be a thing to behold.


7 posted on 09/25/2013 11:49:20 AM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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I’m hearing more and more squawking from the completely “low-info” types who are STUNNED that they’re going to have to ACTUALLY PAY MONEY for this thing!

Music to my ears ... can't wait for 2014 ... Gonna party like it's 2010 !!!

8 posted on 09/25/2013 11:53:56 AM PDT by 11th_VA (I want a president who won't enforce tax laws ...)
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9 posted on 09/25/2013 11:54:24 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Ted Cruz for President!)
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To: JennysCool

I can’t imagine it going any other way.

Gee, I wonder where Ted Cruz stands on this issue.


10 posted on 09/25/2013 11:54:39 AM PDT by stanne
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To: JennysCool
It's free healthcare under Obamacare.

If by free, it means 80/20 cost sharing once the $20,000 per year deductible for each family member is met. Then yeah.......Your $650 per month insurance premium for a family of four is that kind of free. And by the way, who is going to be able to afford monthly premiums of $650 while paying up to $80,000 out of pocket before coverage kicks in?

11 posted on 09/25/2013 11:56:40 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: blackdog
Hey Justice roberts, You get your email yet? Here's mine to you...... Douchebag!

ps: FUJR

12 posted on 09/25/2013 11:57:35 AM PDT by Ken H (First rule of gun safety - have a gun)
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To: stanne
If nothing else, this Obamacare fiasco only serves to illustrate the stupidity and timidity of americans to the world. It also illustrates our political representatives to be the worthless gelatinous spined parasites they are.

A whole lotta bad stuff is gonna happen in the next few years.

In the end it can only be for better.

13 posted on 09/25/2013 12:00:48 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: 11th_VA
It's only recently -- heck, just yesterday! -- that the actual individual cost of Obamacare has been announced by the Politburo. The stunned reactions of the completely low-info crowd -- from oh-so-politically-correct liberal dullards to the "Keep Obama in President" types -- is going to be epic!

I mean, these are people, millions of people, who truly thought this thing was going to be FREE. And now they learn it'll cost them hundreds of bucks a month? Heads will explode!

14 posted on 09/25/2013 12:03:39 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: blackdog

Especially with a strong, brilliant, principled senator clearly on our side/leading the way.

He’s like Captain Winters


15 posted on 09/25/2013 12:04:31 PM PDT by stanne
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To: Uncle Miltie

This gets crazier by the second, but I expect nothing less from this bunch in govmint.


16 posted on 09/25/2013 12:16:54 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: JennysCool

Reap what you sow RATS!
I forgot what article I was reading about Obummercare..think LA CommieTimes & the comments were hilarious. You’re right, these low-info people really do think it’s going to be free.
Pres Choom & gang trying their hardest to spin it but when these people start realizing what they’re going to have to cough up, priceless!


17 posted on 09/25/2013 12:40:24 PM PDT by rainee (Her)
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For sure, rainee! What’s REALLY funny, I think, is that neither our Politburo nor our Pravda have ANY IDEA just how many low-info people are expecting COMPLETELY FREE HEALTH CARE out of this deal. Now that our “leaders” have had to start releasing the info that, hey, THIS COSTS MONEY, the yelling and screaming by dumbed-down fools at both Politburo and Pravda is going to be intense!


18 posted on 09/25/2013 12:51:51 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: sickoflibs

Aren’t they breaking the law if they don’t sign up?


19 posted on 09/25/2013 1:33:35 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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RE :”Aren’t they breaking the law if they don’t sign up?”

Not a law in the sense of a legal crime but a regulation.

And one freeper made the argument to me that since the SCOTUS accepted the mandate as a tax rather than a fine that its more like an legal option.

Best yet, no penalty for not paying that tax,.

20 posted on 09/25/2013 1:51:15 PM PDT by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position.)
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21 posted on 09/25/2013 4:23:34 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( When insane/feral Islamics are killing each other, stand back and let Allah sort them out!)
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To: JennysCool

Wait until they tell Lakeesha that her mother will get the pink pill.


22 posted on 09/25/2013 5:31:14 PM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Uncle Miltie
Does this mean that everyone should delay signing up for the same reason, that it might compromise employer premium contributions?

-PJ

23 posted on 09/25/2013 5:36:40 PM 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: blackdog
Here's mine to you...... Douchebag!

With all due respect.

24 posted on 09/25/2013 5:38:42 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: JennysCool

Isn’t it free for the gimme crowd? Nothing really changes for them. It’s the taxpayers who get socked.


25 posted on 09/25/2013 5:40:02 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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I have a hunch the “gimme” crowd might eventually be seeing a portion of their welfare payments being deducted as their share of Obamacare. That would not sit well, I’m guessing!


26 posted on 09/25/2013 6:33:30 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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I don’t think that will happen. They are a D voting block. Watch for the unions to be exempt as well, and not just Congress, but ALL gub’mint employees, and undocumented workers.

But those exemptions will not be handed out till the mid-terms are over you can bet.

Biggest problem the cities face now is unfunded liabilities. This was only a way to fund those liabilities, thus a tax.

A federal fund will be created to finance those exemptions I reckon.

To the average Joe, it’s BOHICA.


27 posted on 09/25/2013 11:22:14 PM PDT by esoxmagnum (The rats have been trained to pull the D voting lever to get their little food pellet)
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To: Uncle Miltie

BUMP
As many Americans as possible need to see what these sick scumbags are up to.
If anything ever needed to “go viral”, it’s this.


28 posted on 09/25/2013 11:39:37 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: JennysCool
I’m hearing more and more squawking from the completely “low-info” types who are STUNNED that they’re going to have to ACTUALLY PAY MONEY for this thing!

Amazing how expensive all the "free stuff" is, isn't it?

29 posted on 09/26/2013 5:25:20 AM PDT by kevkrom (It's not "immigration reform", it's an "amnesty bill". Take back the language!)
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30 posted on 09/26/2013 9:40:30 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( When insane/feral Islamics are killing each other, stand back and let Allah sort them out!)
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