On Oct. 30, I made the assumption Congress – since they are on an employer-based plan – would not have to sign up on an Obamacare website because of the employer mandate delay. I was incorrect, they do have to sign up online for a plan now, but we now know why they are not complaining about the process or the prices.
What an ingenious revenue-generating idea! Politicians are loaning their own campaign money and letting the cash sit in campaign coffers at an interest rate MUCH higher than bank rates. The politicians collect the interest and keep it for themselves, allowing for an ongoing money-laundering scheme.
Originally, the Affordable Care Act had a provision (the Grassley Amendment) that would put members of Congress into the federal health care exchanges. Grassley’s intent was for member to keep their employer coverage provided by the federal government, but require they choose from the same choices others have on the exchanges. That got screwed up and there was some back-and-forth, but I have an idea…
More salt on the wound today. Bonnie Englebart is the wife of the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-Pa.) with a current net worth exceeding $50 million. The American taxpayers will write the widow Lautenberg a tax free check for $174,000 as a “thank you.”
Daniel Webster (R. Fl.). Whether you live in his district or not, please read on. Read more
My Dad always used to say that any day Congress was not in session was a good day. But I think even he would be appalled at the following information. Read more
Just two short years ago, seems longer to me, the Obama administration hailed
that it was to be “The Summer of Recovery”. The stimulus bill was passed by congress, both the house and senate, of course it was alL under the control of the Democrats.
WILD and EXOTIC claims were made that this new law would spur the creation of
250,000 – 500,000 new jobs per month. Vice President Joe Biden boldly predicted this type of
job growth himself. Well it has been two years since the passage of the stimulus bill, and Americans are still waiting. Read more
This is a perfect example of Democrats reaching out with obvious solutions that everyone should agree on. Hah! Again, they attempt to treat a symptom, but do nothing at all to cure the disease.