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Unions Supported ObamaCare, Now Some Don't

jimmylynn Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 4:22 PM
I think Obamacare's mandate would be on shakey ground if it continues to give exemptions and rewrites specific portions of the program just for Democrat supporters. That should be grounds for anyone to conduct civil disobedience. When the program's main purpose was to ensure that everyone paid their share of health insurance and then certain favorable groups are given an exemption or a pass from the program, it's not just, fair, constitutional, or workable.
renny4 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 5:17 PM
26 states are not participating. The Rube Goldberg construction cannot work with a few states, and likely doesn't work in real life anyway. it's very length (2700 pages) and complexities will keep it from ever functioning as a workable "business."
Gayle__CO Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 4:26 PM
Equal protection under the law, anybody?
Birdman III Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 4:28 PM
Equal misery under the law.
Gayle__CO Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 4:31 PM
Birdman III Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 4:35 PM
Right now he owns the law. Do you think his AG will help us?

Now that ObamaCare is actually happening, labor unions who made a big push for the legislation three years ago are no longer rallying behind it. Unions are seeing healthcare promises made by President Obama broken left and right in the form of higher costs, more bureaucracy, loss of doctors Obama promised they could keep, slashing of healthcare benefits and more.

Union leaders say many of the law's requirements will drive up the costs for their health-care plans and make unionized workers less competitive. Among other things, the law eliminates the caps on medical benefits and prescription...