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Obama Promises to Help Congressional
Staffers Avoid Obamacare

Breitbart´s Big Government, by Warner Todd Huston

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 8/1/2013 10:14:04 PM

Washington has been abuzz for months over the fear and loathing that Congressional staffers have for Obamacare. Many staffers and employees on Capitol Hill have been saying they´ll have to quit Washington if they are forced into Obamacare. Now the President is promising to fix it all for them. At the very beginning of his closed-door meeting with Senate Democrats, the President addressed staffers´ worries that Obamacare will force them to quit working in Washington, promising "I´m on it." Currently congressional staffers have 75 percent of their healthcare insurance paid by taxpayers, but

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 8/1/2013 10:24:34 PM     (No. 9453985)

Out-freakin-standing! I hope they ALL quit and go somewhere else. Washington will grimd to a halt. The staffers are the ones who wrote this abomination. They can all go straight to hell.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: oh-heck, 8/1/2013 10:59:06 PM     (No. 9454024)

Go on and squeal you fat little piggies.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Tusker, 8/1/2013 11:00:23 PM     (No. 9454025)

My father taught me to never sign a contract without reading it.

Too bad Democrats and commies can´t read, 3.5 and all explains it.

Right on #1!



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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bohallx, 8/1/2013 11:06:37 PM     (No. 9454033)

Until about the last week or so most commenters on this topic have expressed the unsupported opinion that Congress wrote members and staffers out of ObamaKKKare coverage.

Guess they didn´t.

Now, the solution ~ pay even more? You know that´s what the use of the gub´mnt exchanges will do ~ drive up prices ~ and Uncle Sucker will cover it with a big fat compensation increase!

These guys knew those provisions were in there ~ even if no one here bothered to read about them! I knew.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: KTWO, 8/1/2013 11:20:03 PM     (No. 9454045)

Can´t the OPM simply do nothing and leave them in the Cadillac?

The IRS can also take one look at who they are and not bother them.

Enforcement is a sometime thing.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 8/1/2013 11:25:17 PM     (No. 9454052)

Obamacare should be repealed but we know the Senate doesn´t have the gute to do it.

So if it is the law of the land everyone in the ciountry, from Obama and Big Moo down to the last UAW hubcap punder, should have to get the same Obamacare deal as we peons who are forced into the program - see how they like it.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: cartcart, 8/1/2013 11:34:29 PM     (No. 9454063)

Why are they better?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MissMann, 8/1/2013 11:48:17 PM     (No. 9454072)

Here is what my beloved country has become: the executive gets to decide who is subject to which laws.

The rule of law is dead. Now it all depends on whether you are in or out of favor with the ruling class.

Unbelievable!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: enuf8, 8/1/2013 11:48:43 PM     (No. 9454074)





# 4 - Congress, top staffers, WH and top level staffers along with the Czars and Cabinet heads and their top staffers were all originally exempted from Obamacare. First it was for "thee, but not for me" until Sen Grassley was able to sneak an ammendment to obamacare say ALL would have to be in the obamacare of the general public had to be covered that way.

Thank Sen Grassley for his actions.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bob913, 8/1/2013 11:57:07 PM     (No. 9454083)

So obama is saying that obamacare is no good.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: DaBigGuy, 8/2/2013 12:13:58 AM     (No. 9454099)

If ZeroCare is a tax, Zero has no authority whatsoever to waive it for any individual or group. Indirect taxes are required to be uniform among the states, and any such exemption would be unconstitutional. Not that the Constitution matters to Zero, mind you.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Aria, 8/2/2013 12:21:01 AM     (No. 9454103)

#1 - Your comment is out-freaking-standing!

There is NO way these people shouldn´t be subject to the crap they´re trying to foist on us. Their arrogance is overwhelming.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: tulipwood, 8/2/2013 5:08:31 AM     (No. 9454160)

If he succeeds and the RNC does not run a national ad blasting it attacking it full force, the GOP is finshed, kaput.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: hamrman, 8/2/2013 6:32:32 AM     (No. 9454205)

Good, then he ought to be working to do the same for the rest of US!

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