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Rep. Rangel: ‘No Question’ Members of Congress Are Entitled to Obamacare Subsidies
Cybercast News Service ^ | October 24, 2013 - 5:13 PM | James Beattie, Ali Meyer

Posted on 10/24/2013 7:05:47 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-NY) says that there is “no question” that members of Congress who are paid $174,000 a year are entitled to taxpayer-funded subsidies when they purchase health insurance on the Obamacare exchanges. …

Under Obamacare, only people whose income is below 400 percent of the federal poverty level are eligible for a federal subsidy to buy health insurance on the government exchanges.

However, a recent rule made by the Office of Personnel Management allows members of Congress and their staffs to keep the taxpayer-funded “employer contribution” they currently receive under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) when they enter the exchanges. The employer contribution covers about 75 percent of their premium costs. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: charlierangel; liberalelite; obamacare; rangel; rangelthecriminal; subsidies; taxevasion

1 posted on 10/24/2013 7:05:47 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
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Tell us about it CHUCK!

2 posted on 10/24/2013 7:08:42 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare should have been tested on politicians before being released to the public!)
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To: Olog-hai

charlie, the reason is why....?


3 posted on 10/24/2013 7:09:09 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Olog-hai

Rope. Lamppost. Rangel.

Some assembly required.


4 posted on 10/24/2013 7:12:14 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Olog-hai

This is how revolutions happen. Calling Robespierre....


5 posted on 10/24/2013 7:12:35 PM PDT by outofstyle (Down All the Days)
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To: All; kristinn; holdonnow; onyx

http://ricochet.com/main-feed/Obamacare-The-Game


6 posted on 10/24/2013 7:12:56 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray/Penance. Isa 5:18-21,10:1-3 "Tempus faciendi, Domine, dissipaverunt legem tuam")
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To: Olog-hai
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7 posted on 10/24/2013 7:14:13 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Olog-hai

Rangel is a crook who is entitled to a stretch in the slammer rather than another taxpayer subsidy.


8 posted on 10/24/2013 7:23:10 PM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: Olog-hai
ESAD you fat RAT basturd you...

9 posted on 10/24/2013 7:25:50 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Olog-hai

They should also be exempt from TAXES (like Rangel)
and from all “laws” they pass for others.

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10 posted on 10/24/2013 7:28:15 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Amagi

“Rangel is a crook who is entitled to a stretch in the slammer rather than another taxpayer subsidy.”

That’s heartless! I’d suggest that someone lead him to the shore and allow him to start a leisurely swim from his condo in the DR to Miami. See ya, Chuckie!


11 posted on 10/24/2013 7:29:48 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: Olog-hai
so we have a law passed....a bunch of WAIVERS made...and now THIS????




12 posted on 10/24/2013 7:32:58 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Olog-hai

I won’t say what most of them are entitled to, starting with that tax evader.


13 posted on 10/24/2013 7:48:56 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Obama: A dark spot in this country's history.)
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To: AliVeritas

Thank you so much!
A game...LOL.


14 posted on 10/24/2013 7:50:17 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: FlingWingFlyer
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It seems that old Charlie is ALSO exempt from the REST of the rules he and his cronies have imposed on us. A 7 minute video concerning our current situation and why we MUST find our way out of it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqw7kXG0kxU

15 posted on 10/24/2013 7:59:47 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Is this a beached whale? Oh, I see now! It is a beached shark of the rabble rousing genus. Should have his "justice brothers" lined up there-Sharptongue and Jackson-of-a...

vaudine

16 posted on 10/24/2013 8:03:59 PM PDT by vaudine
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To: Olog-hai

On what basis is this clown asserting this “entitlement”?


17 posted on 10/24/2013 8:47:24 PM PDT by G Larry (Let his days be few; and let another take his office. Psalms 109:8)
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To: AliVeritas

Hilarious game. Thanks for posting.


18 posted on 10/24/2013 8:48:49 PM PDT by Girlene (Hey, NSA!)
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To: G Larry

They are entitled


19 posted on 10/24/2013 9:26:15 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Old Yeller

I will - starts with tar, follows with copious quantities of feathers and ends with a rail. Hope I get to see it in my lifetime.


20 posted on 10/24/2013 9:50:23 PM PDT by GreyHoundSailor
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To: Olog-hai

Cuz you give up so much of yourselves to “serve” us?

You are laughing stocks with no conscience what so ever.


21 posted on 10/24/2013 11:07:32 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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