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Posted By:Desert Fox, 8/7/2013 8:17:01 PM

The White House on Wednesday released the legal details behind its ObamaCare bailout for Members of Congress and their staffs, and if anything this rescue is worse than last week´s leaks suggested: Illegal dispensations for the ruling class, different rules for the hoi polloi. Thanks to an amendment from Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley that Democrats enacted in 2010, the Affordable Care Act says that "the only health plans that the Federal Government may make available" to Congress are the ones offered on the ObamaCare insurance exchanges. But Members and many aides have been flipping out because they won´t qualify for

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Emmajustin, 8/7/2013 8:32:23 PM     (No. 9463446)

We should protest in the streets, hang effigies, get all exchange goons to resign their commissions, boycott all exchanges etc.
Let´s form the 2013 Sons of Liberty!
According to John Locke (source for Jefferson´s many ideas in the Declaration of Independence), final chapter on Right to Revolution, stinky has violated all 5 of the crimes of a tyrant! And now the legislative branch has violated the 2 rules for tyranny.
Let´s roll!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pedro4, 8/7/2013 8:39:19 PM     (No. 9463450)

Protest? We are in the Hunger Games. The only winners are the masters in DC.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bohallx, 8/7/2013 8:49:57 PM     (No. 9463460)

The 27th amendment prohibits any change in Congressional compensation until an election shall have intervened.

What that means here is that ObamaKKKare changed the basis of Congressional compensation on the day the 2010 election occurred ~ albeit with an effective date in 2013.

Congress still needs to enact a provision to become effective no sooner than election day 2014 that changes their basis of compensation back to the way it was before the Grassley rule took effect.

OPM rules and rulings simply do not have any legal effect on Congressional compensation ~ seems to me an easy enough lawsuit to win BTW.

Dollars to doughnuts the insurance offerings on the VA, DC, and MD exchanges are several times as costly as those offered by FEHB.

In both cases Sucker Come-Early, Taxpaying Sap and Doufous Carbunkle are going to get to pay for all of it no matter which way the Congresscritters get their health care.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: trapper, 8/7/2013 8:50:17 PM     (No. 9463461)

Not since before Magna Carta have Anglo Saxons been governed so absolutely by such an unaccountable monarch, granting special dispensations and exemptions from laws, and refusing to recognize and enforce others, on a whim.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bohallx, 8/7/2013 9:36:12 PM     (No. 9463513)

#4 ~ Magna Carta was imposed by Franco-Normons on an uncomprehending weak willed fellow Franco-Norman.

The Anglo-Saxons were busy tending hogs and living in wattle and daub huts at the time. Barely literate they didn´t know a king from and tree limb.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: planetgeo, 8/8/2013 12:03:27 AM     (No. 9463634)

If everyone shrugs and accepts this, it´s the end of this country. There is no clearer sign that this country has split into the ruling elite and the struggling workers than this.

Forget the emails and the phone calls. Citizens should be marching on Washington and bodily dragging out our politicians from their plush offices to administer street justice on them. They will never understand that we´ve had it with their excesses until they see and feel our anger.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: enuf8, 8/8/2013 12:46:38 AM     (No. 9463667)

Between ´the won´ and Selibus the obamacare law he signed has been totally rewritten. Office of Personnel Management---OPM really stands for Other People´s Money and they do not care if it is used.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/8/2013 1:03:04 AM     (No. 9463677)

Exactly how many of the people We elected to represent US, are protesting and fighting for US or the Constitution they swore to uphold ?

How many are crying foul over preferential treatment ?

How unfortunate for US that the election isn´t before January 1.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lil dotty, 8/8/2013 2:09:56 AM     (No. 9463712)

A combination of Hunger Games, Solyent Green, and Planet of the Apes. With a little of ´Rosemary´s Baby´ added for spice.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Spidey, 8/8/2013 3:59:36 AM     (No. 9463749)

Obama did this to embarrass congress because when most people see congress,they think republican.Some idiots may even think Boehner bullied obama into doing it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 8/8/2013 4:30:48 AM     (No. 9463757)

Grassley tried to lock them in but they are slipping out of it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: nonsense, 8/8/2013 9:07:08 AM     (No. 9464057)

Something wrong with this picture. Don´t they work for us, don´t we pay their extravagant salary? Greedy Boomtown population, destroying the country, one damaging bill after another.

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