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Congressís Exemption From Obamacare
National Review Online ^ | September 16, 2013 | John Fund

Posted on 09/16/2013 6:23:14 AM PDT by Biggirl

Prostitution. Bribery. Blackmail. Thuggery. Hypocrisy. Those were just some of the incendiary words thrown around the U.S. Senate last week, and that doesn’t count what people said in private.

(Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: congress; dsj; hill; obamacare
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1 posted on 09/16/2013 6:23:14 AM PDT by Biggirl
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To: Biggirl

We must have every law apply to both government and citizens.


2 posted on 09/16/2013 6:25:25 AM PDT by lurk
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To: Biggirl

If Obamacare is such a swell deal, you’d think the Congress-critters would be at the front of the line.

These people in the District of Criminals have clearly forgotten who they work for.


3 posted on 09/16/2013 6:29:28 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Refuse; Resist; Rebel; Revolt!)
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To: Biggirl
Democratic and Republican staffers alike were furious, warning that Congress faced a “brain drain” if the provision stuck.

MY GAWD, what a bunch of sanctimonious pigs.

I loathe these people. D, R, all of 'em. They are all disgusting POS, no better than the illegal, illegimate ruler they prop up and worship. *SPIT*

4 posted on 09/16/2013 6:29:54 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: workerbee

illegimate = illegitimate


5 posted on 09/16/2013 6:30:28 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: Biggirl

they have become parasites pure and simple


6 posted on 09/16/2013 6:31:09 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: lurk

> We must have every law apply to both government and citizens.

Have thought this forever. A silver spoon shouldn’t be allowed to make rules for the masses that gives himself an exemption to bypass them. Seems sort of funny when you think how much they love PC


7 posted on 09/16/2013 6:31:49 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: lurk

Agreed. Without equal application of the law to all citizens then we are just slaves in the waiting.

I would let go of my term limits push if we could instead have Congressional drug screening and a candidate psychological exam to weed out the power hungry and the immoral.


8 posted on 09/16/2013 6:31:55 AM PDT by Noamie
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"President Obama used the quiet of the August recess to personally order the Office of Personnel Management, which supervises federal employment issues, to interpret the law so as to retain the generous congressional benefits."

Hiding behind the skirt of Obama so they didn't have to vote on legislation themselves. Cowards. Spineless cowards.

9 posted on 09/16/2013 6:34:42 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: workerbee

Such elitism is a direct consequence of the Evo-humanist worldview.

They believe some humans, namely them, are so far advanced that applying the same rules to them would be detrimental to the advancement of humanity.


10 posted on 09/16/2013 6:34:50 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Biggirl

Some Animals are more equal than others.


11 posted on 09/16/2013 6:35:03 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Why haven't we heard from the 30 Benghazi survivors?)
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To: lurk

What can we do to correct this problem? I feel so helpless. If our conservative leaders have no say or power in this matter, what can be done?


12 posted on 09/16/2013 6:35:41 AM PDT by ncpatriot
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To: Biggirl
Not really an exemption but a special subsidy $$$ that congress will get not specifically in the budget.

With the talk about defunding it via a shutdown, which seems doomed for failure, this (the subsidy to congress O-care) is being ignored by nearly everyone in congress.

This is low hanging fruit to specifically cut from the CR, Dems cant publicly oppose cutting it unlike all the handouts to voters but unfortunately the GOP wants it too..

It Shows that the ‘don't blink’ gang expects to lose and still wants that subsidy when it does fail and Obama-care is fully funded.

13 posted on 09/16/2013 6:38:27 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: lurk

The best way to end bad law is to make it apply equally to everyone.


14 posted on 09/16/2013 6:38:41 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: ncpatriot

An amendment to the US Constitution is the only way it will ever be passed. Congress and the Whore oops I mean White house will never allow this thru the regular legislative process.


15 posted on 09/16/2013 6:39:03 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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What can be done?

How about saying No!


16 posted on 09/16/2013 6:41:07 AM PDT by Captain7seas (Fire Jane Lubchenco and John Pistole.)
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To: ncpatriot

They did this dirty deed hoping no one would notice. Make sure people know about it and let your representatives know that you are sharing the information far and wide.

Ask your representatives if the Affordable care Act was going to drive their staffers to seek new jobs because it was so harmful, what are their constituents supposed to do? If it was harmful to their staffers, maybe it is a bad law that needs to be repealed?

Tell them to stand up with Senators Vitter and Enzi and do the right thing.

“What Vitter’s opponents fear most is that this fight will penetrate the public’s consciousness. A new poll taken for Independent Women’s Voice, a conservative group, found that 92 percent of voters think Congress shouldn’t be exempted from the insurance provisions of Obamacare. “


17 posted on 09/16/2013 6:43:01 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: All
PROTECT YOURSELF---Obamacare is easy pickin for identity thieves.

Steps to take to minimize risk of identity theft:

1. Contact the IRS Identity Protection Specialized Unit at 1-800-908-4490

2. Order a tax account transcript from the IRS that verifies basic personal data along with details of your tax return filed, which may come in handy if you are checking to see whether someone else filed a fraudulent return on your behalf

The Federal Trade Commission (link at website) also lists several steps you must take if you have been a victim of identity theft.

SOURCE http://www.cnbc.com/id/100918004

18 posted on 09/16/2013 6:46:41 AM PDT by Liz
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To: ncpatriot

It’s called massive civil disobedience. 546 crooks in DC cannot control hundreds of millions of Americans without their consent. History and numbers aren’t on their side.


19 posted on 09/16/2013 6:48:20 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Biggirl

contact your senators and congress people asap


20 posted on 09/16/2013 6:50:29 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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