Daily Archives: August 31, 2013

Effort to undo Obamacare exemptions for Government

Good for them. GOP Senators Announce Legislation To Reverse ‘Obamacare’ Exemptions For Government Officials « CBS DC.


Two Republican senators have announced their plan for legislation that would require that all members of Congress, the president, vice president and all political appointees in the administration to purchase their health insurance from the “Obamacare” exchanges without taxpayer subsidies.

Republican Sens. Mike Enzi of Wyoming and David Vitter of Louisiana are looking to reverse a September decision by the Office of Personnel and Management (OPM) that would allow government officials and staff to keep generous taxpayer-funded contributions.

My prediction is a lack of support from their fellow Senators for undoing their Obamacare exemptions, which is truly unfortunate. Our Congressional “nobility” and their minions are receiving subsidies regardless of their income. Everyone else who is required to buy coverage has to qualify for a subsidy based on their income.


Is Obamacare the law of the land?

Oh really?: Poll: 44 Percent Of Americans Unsure If ‘Obamacare’ Is Still A Law « CBS DC.

According to an August Kaiser Health Tracking poll, those Americans, who account for 44 percent of the nation, remain unsure if the Affordable Care Act – often referred to as “Obamacare” – is in effect, even as the Oct. 1 launch date of the health insurance exchange approaches.

Assuming these 44% have a pulse and a radio or TV, it won’t be long until the know. They may or may NOT like what they find out, but believe me they will know it exists.