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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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To: smoothsailing

Just watch. Either Congress will exempt themselves and their pets from Obamacare, or our fuehrer Obama will exempt them by Executive Diktat. The Politburo always gets better medical care than the peasants. Doesn’t everyone know that by now?


51 posted on 08/02/2013 11:50:29 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Call to freedom bump!!


52 posted on 08/02/2013 11:50:47 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: smoothsailing

The article says it is a “proposed ruling,” by OPM to be issued next week. I thought Obamacare was a tax. Can you exempt this group, or any group from a tax by a ruling from OPM?


53 posted on 08/02/2013 11:52:10 AM PDT by alamogal
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To: alamogal

If it’s a tax, it’s an UNCONSTITUTIONAL tax. If we can’t get it repealed or tossed out by the SCOTUS, then the states must nullify it!!


54 posted on 08/02/2013 11:56:34 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: smoothsailing

If I was a liberal in 2013, I’d be laughing and pissing in everyone’s face too.

No one anywhere is even trying to stop them.


55 posted on 08/02/2013 11:56:46 AM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: alamogal
Greta Van Susteren ‏@gretawire 3m the obamacare exemption for Congress not a vote but pressure from Congress on OPM to do it and OPM is doing it
56 posted on 08/02/2013 11:59:44 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: alamogal

the ruling is to continue taxpayer subsidies for congressional health premiums. We’ll be paying the tax for them.


57 posted on 08/02/2013 12:00:20 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Wouldn’t equal protection somehow apply here?


58 posted on 08/02/2013 12:02:33 PM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: smoothsailing
So let me get this straight….they push OBAMACARE on EVERY OTHER AMERICAN except themselves.

And Muslims....

59 posted on 08/02/2013 12:03:02 PM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: don-o

Pressure from Congress..... how do they know this? Who in congress? This is taxation without representation!


60 posted on 08/02/2013 12:06:36 PM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: smoothsailing

I knew this was happening. They are the ruling elite. They make laws for the common herd and not for themselves. They live high off the hog off our hard-earned money.


61 posted on 08/02/2013 12:08:26 PM PDT by I want the USA back (We live in a fascist dictatorship, thanks to half the public having its head up its a$$.)
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To: txhurl

With all of the waivers and exemptions in place already, the equal protection clause has been completely ignored.

You would thing a strong constitutional case could be made on behalf of the poor smucks forced to pay for all this, i.e. us.


62 posted on 08/02/2013 12:08:39 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

You would think


63 posted on 08/02/2013 12:10:03 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

In Ayn Rands fictional America Atlas shrugged. In this real America, if there are Atlases, they are not likely to shrug even if they know it’s possible.


64 posted on 08/02/2013 12:16:54 PM PDT by DonnerT (After all is said and done, it is God's Will that will be done.)
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To: smoothsailing

The wolf and the bear have decided on what’s for lunch and it’s us.

The OPM has to turn over the list, otherwise for all we know it could be imposters calling them and demanding exemption.


65 posted on 08/02/2013 12:22:27 PM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: Jim Robinson

It is our last stand.

We need Rs who are not “Trembling hands” as they say in Egypt on the Live thread. Trembling hands means the politicians AND military who do not do their job to protect the people from the Mozlem Brotherhood.

Our MB is in the WH and many other gov agencies.


66 posted on 08/02/2013 12:22:48 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: smoothsailing
I love to watch Greta, she is such a well-meaning, good government naif.

She has no idea the Democrats are themselves fixed in an interlocking web of power groups which has generated its own morality having nothing to do with her nice, Protestant, Midwestern upbringing. They do not share her values, indeed, they despise her values.

That what they do in this instance is elitist and rankly unfair does not even enter into their mental calculus except to consider that it might affect them at the polls. They have transcended morality as evidenced by the fact that this selfish act is one of such breathtaking cynicism. The Democrat party and their interest groups are so invested in their obsessive identity politics that they draw their ethics and morality from their own ideology.

The question to them is not whether this is fair, but whether this is due to them as a member of this group? Just as the question was not whether the facts showed George Zimmerman guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, the decision for them turned on whether Travon Martin was black and Zimmerman was "white," their right to these taxpayer subsidies comes from their identity.

The question is not whether it is legal, not whether it is fair, certainly not whether it is constitutional, but whether this is the booty set aside for this group?

This kind of elitist cronyism is inevitable in a socialist environment. The Nomenklatura always get the Dachas.


67 posted on 08/02/2013 12:29:16 PM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: smoothsailing
I don't mind at all that those who voted against Obamacare would exempt themselves, but those who voted for it, now they've got some gal. I'm looking for some names.
68 posted on 08/02/2013 12:57:04 PM PDT by Razz Barry (Round'em up, send'em home.)
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To: nathanbedford

Government is their god, and they are the chosen ones.


69 posted on 08/02/2013 12:59:02 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Razz Barry
Some gall to.
70 posted on 08/02/2013 1:08:11 PM PDT by Razz Barry (Round'em up, send'em home.)
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To: hal ogen

That’s the way the crooked bastard democrats operate. Nothing new here. AND, anyone that greases Obamagabe’s hands are exempt, from labor unions to Muslims, to McDonald’s.
Give the crooked son-bitch money and you don’t have to participate in WelfareCare. Other than the worthless Bill Clinton, this Kenyan fraud is the crookiest president in American history. He makes Nixon and LBJ look like altar boys.


71 posted on 08/02/2013 1:21:35 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: smoothsailing

I’ve never seen Greta pissed, but she sure sounds it.

Who isn’t?


72 posted on 08/02/2013 1:39:54 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: smoothsailing

We need a new constitutional ammendment that simply states that Congress may pass not law from which they themselves are exempt!
Freegards
LEX


73 posted on 08/02/2013 1:58:29 PM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: smoothsailing

“heavy pressure from Capitol Hill”?

I think we are going to need more details. Like, from whom????


74 posted on 08/02/2013 3:09:01 PM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: savedbygrace

Exactly. The lunch ladies on Capitol Hill could flood the OPM phones, and that’s technically ‘pressure’ from Capitol Hill.


75 posted on 08/02/2013 4:07:07 PM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: smoothsailing

Since Obamacare is a “tax”, as ruled by John Roberts, won’t there be grounds for being ruled against by the SC now? How can a tax be paid for by Congress, to staffers as well as members?


76 posted on 08/02/2013 5:49:39 PM PDT by jch10 (The greatest threat to America is the Democrats.)
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To: smoothsailing

You can see how ObamaCare will impact you directly by visiting ObamaCareRiskFactors.com


77 posted on 08/02/2013 6:37:49 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Buuuump!


78 posted on 08/02/2013 7:22:09 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: smoothsailing


79 posted on 08/02/2013 7:55:24 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: smoothsailing

Mayhaps the money will be taxable.


81 posted on 08/02/2013 9:08:29 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Fight the culture of nothing.)
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To: Mike Darancette

All of these fools in Congress should be taken out & have Putin do to them what he does to all of his enemies. End of problem!


82 posted on 08/03/2013 5:05:10 AM PDT by Bulgaricus1 (Fill your hand you son...)
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To: smoothsailing

culture of corruption bump for later..........


83 posted on 08/03/2013 5:25:10 AM PDT by indthkr
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To: xp38

Placemark.


84 posted on 08/03/2013 2:59:35 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: smoothsailing

We are SO under “Judgement”. Truly, WE must seek the face of God, and repent of our rebellion toward Him, as a nation. We ought to be praying for Him to heal our land by our turning our back on “self”, and return to our original foundations.

Whether you are a ‘do-er’ or a “do-nothing” individual matters not at this point. PRAYER is the ONLY thing that can SAVE this nation.


85 posted on 08/03/2013 11:54:14 PM PDT by ourworldawry
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