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IRS employees refuse to get
shoved into Barack Obama’s
crappy health care system

Human Events, by John Hayward

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Posted By:markinalpine, 7/26/2013 12:02:44 PM

Every other story about Obama’s union pals and government employees demanding waivers from the health-care disaster they supported pale in comparison to this one. ObamaCare is all about expanding the power of the Internal Revenue Service – that’s the only promise it has actually kept, the only part of the 11,000-page program that’s actually working the way it was supposed to. The IRS became as important to health care as any doctor or hospital when ObamaCare was passed, because they are its enforcement arm, and like all central planning schemes

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Reply 1 - Posted by: thethirdruffian, 7/26/2013 12:22:02 PM     (No. 9443773)

Wow, the people that enforce ObamaCare want no part of it.

Just like the people who wrote it (Congress) want not part of it.

It´s just for peons.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bohallx, 7/26/2013 12:30:08 PM     (No. 9443792)

The FEHB also covers the retirees ~ not just the currently employed folks.

You all know how unstable we old ausfahrts can be ~ nothin´ to lose ~ but our dependents still need the coverage.

And here I was going to focus my attention on getting a job with the Death Panel so I could divert all ObamaKKKare resources away from Democrats and towards weapons reseachers at DOD.

Just darned.

Time to replan the future.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 7/26/2013 12:50:18 PM     (No. 9443824)

Out here in Fly-Over Country, we would say, " If it looks like a Septic Pond , and It smells like a Septic Pond, It is advisable not go around sniffing it.
The STENCH of Obama Care is so great you´d think more Gov´t Employees and Politicians would want no part of it....NO, Wait. They were able to be opted out of it. The Surfs, and Vasals will have to live with the Crap, and its Stench. Some things never Change, ´they´ want you to Hope for it.
Crap will always be Crap.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bohallx, 7/26/2013 1:01:27 PM     (No. 9443841)

#3, federal gub´mnt employees, elected officials, appointees and retirees had coverage under FEHB, which is an EXCHANGE ~ had to be since these people are all the country so one company couldn´t really compete for the insured.

Replacing that one exchange with a hodgepodge of ObamaKKKare state and/or federal, if they exist t all, exchanges operated by illiterate Democrats and parolees probably isn´t a good idea on the face of it.

IT WILL COST FAR MORE since about 3/4 of the current FEHB insured are going to end up with individual policies that will require 3/4 to 90% federal ´subsidy´ (not really a subsidy since it´s part of the income package offered at hiring).

In short, Sucker Come Early, the taxpayer, is going to take it in the shorts even when he imagines he´s a giver and not a getter.

This is not the sort of battle you want to die for.

BTW, we have a good half million of the FEHB covered folks who are overseas assignments ~ and they have their own separate policies ~ be interesting to find an insurer at the exchange in Nebraska who will offer something for a State Department CIA station chief in Mogadeshu!

Well, guess we didn´t need that guy either. Ambassador Stevens was a portent

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Reply 5 - Posted by: strike3, 7/26/2013 1:19:31 PM     (No. 9443868)

It will be even worse than the author describes. Some favored groups may get their exemptions but not for long. Insurance companies depend upon volume to thrive. They do even better when they can pick and choose healthy customers. With Obama´s turkey of a system, they will all see lower volume and will have more sick patients to support. The combination will not just cripple healthcare, it will kill it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/26/2013 1:20:14 PM     (No. 9443869)

Whose to say that any career IRS employees ever wanted anything to do with Obamacare from the get-go, including having anything to do with enforcing Obamacare provisions. Once Congress passes a law and directs that the IRS has the job of enforcing provisions of whatever law that was passed, the IRS career employees have nothing to say about all that.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Pearson365, 7/26/2013 1:41:34 PM     (No. 9443910)

The ObamaCare program for the IRS should be called the Lois Lerner Exchange, capturing both her testimony in exchange for immunity*and the name of this Obama insurance disaster.

If IRS is exempted from ObamaCare it will simply prove that all animals are equal, but that some animals are more equal than others. G.Orwell

* Lerner does not need immunity because Obama/Holder have no intention of prosecuting her,

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/26/2013 1:55:54 PM     (No. 9443930)

If it´s good enough for me, it´s good enough for thee. Particularly since We are paying.

Can We have a class action suit against the gov for discrimination ? Enough with the exemptions.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/26/2013 2:02:22 PM     (No. 9443936)

Union leaders speak up and get exemptions.
WHO speaks for the CITIZEN ? We don´t want Obamacare and our Congresscritters had better get US an exemption too.
Hear me, Boehner? Cantor? McCarthy? McConnell? McCain? Graham ? Do the right thing and get US out of this.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 7/26/2013 2:47:47 PM     (No. 9444003)

Whatever happened to that "equal protection" clause in our founding documents?

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