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Obama Delays Health-Insurance
Mandate for Some Firms

Wall Street Journal, by Louise Radnofsky

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Posted By:toledo, 2/10/2014 6:05:09 PM

A batch of employers won´t face a fine next year if they fail to provide health insurance to their workers, the Obama administration said Monday. In regulations outlining the Affordable Care Act, the Treasury Department said employers with between 50 and 99 full-time workers won´t have to comply with the law´s requirement to provide insurance or pay a fee until 2016. Companies with 100 workers or more could avoid penalties in 2015 if they showed they were offering coverage to at least 70 percent of their full-time workers, the Treasury said. The move is a new, significant revision of the law after

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: thomthomp, 2/10/2014 6:20:30 PM     (No. 9727208)

More unconstitutional lawlessness. The Wall Street Journal neither mentions nor seems concerned that Obama has no legal authority to make any of these changes. Maybe Hillary was right - at this point, what difference does it make? The Congress may as well go home.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 2/10/2014 6:24:06 PM     (No. 9727214)

This would be funny if it wasn´t so pathetic. And so far he´s getting away with it, who´s going to stop him?


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Reply 3 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 2/10/2014 6:25:46 PM     (No. 9727216)

Now I understand why public schools don´t teach civics anymore.
Can you imagine the millions of kids saying, "Hey, he can´t do that!" The teachers and administrators would have to declare a holiday to avoid having to answer the question.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 2/10/2014 6:28:20 PM     (No. 9727218)

Obama is repealing Obamacare - paragraph by paragraph.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 2/10/2014 6:42:46 PM     (No. 9727229)

But what would happen to us if we were to be as lawless as he?

What if Governors simply refused to enforce on the State level? What if they relaxed all the "laws" related to Federal control of insurance companies and we could buy across State lines?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Udanja99, 2/10/2014 6:51:44 PM     (No. 9727238)

I keep wondering when congress, and not just the Republicans there, are going to get fed up with having their power stolen by the fraud in the WH.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bridgepard, 2/10/2014 6:58:29 PM     (No. 9727241)

If you like your Constitutional checks and balances you can keep them.

The Canadian Prime Minister has in theory more power than the US President. Obama has proven that wrong. Harper could never get away with unilaterally changing laws like Obama does. Our MSM would be up in arms and rightfully so.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: VAPMAN, 2/10/2014 6:59:26 PM     (No. 9727242)

Mr. Obama tear down this law.

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