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Meauxjeaux
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Congress members and staffers get Obamacare exemption deal


Only the little people must comply

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The White House has approved a deal that will exempt members of Congress and their staff from some of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act, Politico reported late Thursday.


Next thing you know, they'll be able to bounce checks without having to worry about anything...



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SlowFlowPro
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well that is just...great. a shining example of unbiased government who does not think it's above its electorate





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Scrowe
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Isn't it great when laws only apply to some people and not all people.





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SlowFlowPro
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hey bro, some people ARE more equal than others





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DeltaDoc
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I feel quite certain that communist countries have similar arrangements.





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Meauxjeaux
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However, the Office of Personnel Management now plans to rule that the government can continue to make a contribution to the health-care premiums of the lawmakers and their staff,


I've often said on here, follow the 'rules', not the laws.

Law means practically nothing anymore in this country. The real controlling mechanism today are the 'rules' used to implement the laws.







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Will there be someone on one of the MSM news shows interview one of these guys and have them to explain this to the American people?





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GumboPot
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I feel quite certain that communist countries have similar arrangements.


The "haves" in communist countries are government workers. The "have-nots" are the government's subjects, the citizen.

The "haves" in a capitalist system are the producers. The "have-nots" in a capitalists system are the lazy or incapable.







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GumboPot
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This should piss everyone off.

But the peeps will be ignored.






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TrueTiger
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hey bro, some people ARE more equal than others




brother, it's never been more true than now.

It's good to be the king!






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wickowick
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I sure would like to know who signed off on this...





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GumboPot
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I sure would like to know who signed off on this...


Yeah me too. If this doesn't motivate people to call their congressman and lay into their ass, nothing will.






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EST
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DC needs to be leveled. Not joking.





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jamboybarry
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I sure would like to know who signed off on this


Office of Personnel Management (no doubt pressured by someone on the hill but we'll never find out)






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Turbeauxdog
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Glad my betters are going to be taken care of at my expense. I don't want them worried about their medical care when they should be concentrating on their important work.





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Taxing Authority
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ANYONE from either party that votes for an incumbent in the next primary is a fool.



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Scrowe
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concentrating on their important work


Like national parks on the moon?






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oklahogjr
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17% percent approval rating on display( the sad part isn't that there rating is so low it's that 17% of people still think they're doing a good job). There should be a law against congress giving themselves special favors like this.





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Wild Thang
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People should be happy Fox is around because they will pound this fricking fiasco.

Those fricks in DC are supposed to serve the people who elected them. This is fricking ridiculous.






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Meauxjeaux
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There should be a law against congress giving themselves special favors like this.


There was(is).

It's called the Affordable Care Act.

Chuck Schumer himself had the wording implemented in the law that Congress and staffers had to fall under it.

What's that say about anything they say or do?






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