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Ed Schultz Wants Unions Exempt from Obamacare
NewsBusters ^ | September 27, 2013 | Jack Coleman

Posted on 09/30/2013 10:11:42 AM PDT by PJ-Comix

You'd be hard-pressed to find a bigger cheerleader in media for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, than Ed Schultz.

Hardly a day has passed in three years since the law was enacted that Schultz has not touted its magnificence on his radio show and cable program on MSNBC. Those familiar with Schultz's huff-and-puff shtick know that he's got another soft spot -- for labor unions. (Audio after the jump)

So it didn't come as a total shock to hear Schultz on his radio show yesterday make a jaw-dropper of a suggestion -- that unions are exempted from Obamacare mandates and should instead stick with existing contracts.

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 113th; abortion; deathpanels; edschultz; obamacare; unions; zerocare
But, of course, he wants the rest of us outside of Congress and Unions to endure ObamaCare.
1 posted on 09/30/2013 10:11:42 AM PDT by PJ-Comix
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To: PJ-Comix

Oh, they will be.


2 posted on 09/30/2013 10:12:55 AM PDT by stanne
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To: PJ-Comix

A post here about a year ago mentioned that Ed Schultz receives about $200,000 annually from unions for his advocacy.

Which amounts to a drop in the bucket compared to the costs of Obamacare.


3 posted on 09/30/2013 10:16:18 AM PDT by research99
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To: stanne

Can I become a member of the union?


4 posted on 09/30/2013 10:16:28 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: PJ-Comix

Go ahead. Do it. I dare them. I double dare them.


5 posted on 09/30/2013 10:17:32 AM PDT by rbg81
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To: PJ-Comix
RE :”So it didn’t come as a total shock to hear Schultz on his radio show yesterday make a jaw-dropper of a suggestion — that unions are exempted from Obamacare mandates and should instead stick with existing contracts.

Obama seems hesitant to try that one. At least right now.

6 posted on 09/30/2013 10:17:44 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: PJ-Comix

The GOP would be wise to take some advice from Gov. Walker of WI on how to handle the unions and thugs like Ed Schultz. And they are THUGS.

But the GOP tries too hard to play nice & fair. And they lose that battle time & time again.


7 posted on 09/30/2013 10:19:15 AM PDT by Qwackertoo (Going into Politic Free Zone Momma Grizzly hibernation for a while after this week, maybe forever.)
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To: PJ-Comix
You'd be hard-pressed to find a bigger cheerleader...

You'd be hard-pressed to find a bigger tool. Useful idiot.

8 posted on 09/30/2013 10:24:26 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: jsanders2001

Just re-declare the entire nation a “union”, and exempt ourselves.


9 posted on 09/30/2013 10:25:32 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: PJ-Comix

Obama has already shown the door to Trumka, et al.


10 posted on 09/30/2013 10:26:11 AM PDT by randita
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To: PJ-Comix
Obamacare is becoming an Executive Branch equivalent of a Bill of Attainder, exactly as it was designed.

It is so unconstitutional in so many ways, Roberts has to be a plant, both vegetable and demon.

11 posted on 09/30/2013 10:27:33 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: VanDeKoik

That’s a great idea! Create the “Americans Who Actually Work” union.


12 posted on 09/30/2013 10:28:36 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: PJ-Comix
Someday Ed Schultz will want ice water in Hell.

No one cares what his diseased mind wants. A zombie in a sci-fi movie has clearer thoughts.

13 posted on 09/30/2013 10:29:01 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: Pearls Before Swine
You'd be hard-pressed to find a bigger tool. Useful idiot.

On MSNBC? It's 24/7 useful idiots.

14 posted on 09/30/2013 10:30:00 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (The Tea Party was the earthquake, and Chick Fil A the tsunami...100's of aftershocks to come.)
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To: PJ-Comix
Smart politicians on our side (there are few to none) would cast this as "We're being told that 0bamacare is the best thing that could ever happen to this country. Ed Schultz doesn't want unions to have it. Sounds like Ed Schultz is against the working man."

Let him dig his way out of that.

15 posted on 09/30/2013 10:30:27 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (Buck Off, Bronco Bama)
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To: PJ-Comix

I am a member of the newly formed Dot Net Developers Local 10110010101001, and although I am (at present) its only member, I WANT MY EXEMPTION.


16 posted on 09/30/2013 10:32:23 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: PJ-Comix

Hey Fast Eddie!

Did you really kill your hunting dog in a fit of drunken pique?

Does your ex wife Maureen still have a restraining order against you? Why?


17 posted on 09/30/2013 10:32:34 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Ted Cruz for President!)
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To: jsanders2001

Oh, I don’t know. I’m not that interested. The whole thing is going to fall apart at one point, for everyone. I’m not a grabber/scrambler like these guys.

The kids are going to end up paying for all of this or just let the country completely fail, out of being overwhelmed. they’re whom we need to help and train.

The best bet is to diversify assets.

Tell your kids they’ll need to pay for school, and get that scam out of third party (parent) payer and lower costs - it’ll take a while; but at least, put that away for retirement, or the kids will end up paying for that anyway - they’re already paying 25% of their checks for SS they’ll never see..

Diversify skills, so one job can go to another.

Purchase quality items that last, take care of them, and find good repair guys.

And take care of your own health. Find a good preventive specialist - the good gyms are in on this. Obesity carries so many complications it’s no wonder it wasn’t a problem before third party payer (see if you can find a photo form the ‘30s with obese people in it). Get smart on nutrition, exercise and just get catastrophic health care.

Third party payer is what got this thing rolling then LBJ started Medicare which was a disaster, still is. It’s what caused this (Obama is just taking advantage).

Now they want us to pay for the uninsured. $385 is the projected cost per moth per working person.

No.

And the Unions and congress think they’ll get out of it, pushing higher cost onto us? And they think they won’t feel it in the end with our children unable to make it?

Well, if Reid defines happiness as retiring his ugly self in hiding with billions of extorted funds, if that’s his plan, then power to him, I guess.

And the unions want a similar deal? It’s not going to work out. They’ll be just as screwed and thrown out by these guys as the rest of us, once they’re not needed, as we are not.


18 posted on 09/30/2013 10:33:56 AM PDT by stanne
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To: PJ-Comix

Rules are for thee, not for me, sayeth the liberal.


19 posted on 09/30/2013 10:36:22 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Sorry Eddie. They wanted it, they got it. Good and hard.


20 posted on 09/30/2013 10:51:33 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: PJ-Comix

Does exempting special groups create an Equal Protection violation?

.....like they care....


21 posted on 09/30/2013 10:53:10 AM PDT by Noamie
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To: PJ-Comix
In that case I am a union.
22 posted on 09/30/2013 11:06:04 AM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: PJ-Comix

NO ONE should be exempt. No special funding for Congress. No kickbacks for unions. No big Corp subsidies.

NO ONE.

If it’s so great, they YOU get it.


23 posted on 09/30/2013 11:43:10 AM 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: Pearls Before Swine

HAHAHAHAAAH SHAME ON YOU PBS FER CALLIN A BUFFOON A BUFOON...YOU CAN SAY ALL THE BAD THINGS YOU WANT ABOUT OUR SPECIAL ED...BUT YOU GOTTA ADMIT HE DOES HAVE A HULLUVA AN AUDIENCE ....THE NUMBERS DON’T LIE....IF HIS LISTENERSHIP COULD ONLY SURPASS RE RUNS OF NANCY GRACE WHY HE’D BE THE HAP HAP HAPPIEST CLOWN IN THE MAGICAL KINGDOM CALLED ‘THE LAND OF MESSNBC’....I’M ROOTIN FOR DAT BOY ALL DE WAY...EVR’Y DAY..HEY HEY HEY....


24 posted on 09/30/2013 11:51:53 AM PDT by jimsin
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To: stanne
Oh, they will be.

Yep. Look for it in a holiday weekend Friday Document Dump.


25 posted on 09/30/2013 12:28:36 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: PJ-Comix

Isn’t Ed that dog shooting, wife beating, stupid, blow hard, fumble ball wanna’ be, ugly ass, pus-gutted, drunken, idiotic hickey on a hemorrhoid; (probably obowelmie’s) ?


26 posted on 09/30/2013 4:02:29 PM PDT by S.O.S121.500 (Case back hoe for sale or trade for diesel wood chipper....Enforce the Bill of Rights. It's the Law!)
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