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Movement Grows to Repeal Obamacare Exemption for Congress

After decades of Congress pushing 'wedge' issues onto the American people, here is our perfect opportunity to give them a wedgie!

So with a minimal push, the issue makes inroads even in places most analysts thought beyond reach.

The results are the political equivalent of the canary dying in the coal mine; perhaps Congress will finally pay attention and reverse this exemption this week in the Senate or else in the House as part of the continuing resolution negotiation.

Some may think that if they make a feint at undoing the exemption ruling, but watch that fail, that they can then avail themselves of the subsidy. But that is not the case: If members don’t decline the subsidy for themselves and their staffs, the public states that they still see this as preferring themselves and their paid staff over all their unpaid volunteers and constituents, and the price will be nearly as steep. In Mike Simpson's Idaho district, for instance, 55 percent of GOP primary voters said they would vote against Simpson to send a message even if he voted against Obamacare but decided to keep the exemption for himself and his staff; just 7 percent said they would vote for him anyway.

As for the strategists, the message is clear: Get your incumbents on the right side of the issue, or spend election night on the edge of your seat; get your challengers on the right side of the issue, and prepare to win where you didn’t previously think possible.

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/canary-coal-mine_756591....

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Because !

No such comment exist in the U.S. Constitution.

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How does this not violate the constitution?

I don't have the exact text in front of me, but one of my favorite sections of the constitution (probably because of how often it is violated) is: Congress shall make no law that applies to the people that does not equally apply to itself and congress shall make no law that applies to itself that does not equally apply to the people.

Why hasn't anyone brought this up to nullify obamacare in its entirety?

Because!

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The real question

should be.....where in the Constitution does it even authorize CON.gress to offer healthcare in any foam? ARTICLE I Sec. 8. not there my friend.

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Phfffff

oh c'mon you didnt read the part that congress can make any law they want unless if expressly forbidin from doing so? cmon man and even if it is forbiding from certain laws im perfectly satisfied that congress knows hats best for me! YAY I DONT NEED TO THINK ANYMORE HURRAY

POWER TO THE SHEEPLE

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The GOP should pursue this

The GOP should pursue this path instead of threatening to shut the govt down if Obamacare isn't defunded. Some advantages of this route:

1. It proves the point better than defunding Obamacare

2. It is far more likely to get Bipartisan support

3. If it works (which there is no way of knowing at this point) it is a much greater step toward the goal of actually eliminating Obamacare.

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It only seems symbolic

You know that since they have the money, they would just take a vacation and have their medical work done somewhere else if they were forced to be under obamacare.

There should be a "Congress

There should be a "Congress is Not Exempt" Campaign.

Bumper sticker: Amendment 28

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