All great truths begin as blasphemies.

- George Bernard Shaw

No, Not This! Are We Represented?

So those in Washington pass legislation that will be costly to all, but they do not want it to be costly to them so are considering exempting themselves from Obamacare?

The problem stems from whether members and aides set to enter the exchanges would have their health insurance premiums subsidized by their employer in this case, the federal government. If not, aides and lawmakers in both parties fear that staffers especially low-paid junior aides could be hit with thousands of dollars in new health care costs, prompting them to seek jobs elsewhere. Older, more senior staffers could also retire or jump to the private sector rather than face a big financial penalty. [Read]

It's not an issue that it may be too costly to your company or you. For those who think these people are there to represent their constituents, you can see clearly that they are their only constituents. BTW, relatively, these people they are concerned about are well paid.

Who is representing us?

posted at 13:09:11 on 04/25/13 by clearpolitics - Category: Economics - [Permalink]

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