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Are looking for ways to exempt themselves from president Obama's health care overhaul.
The concern is for staffers who make 20000 dollars a year we'll have to fork over thousands.
But how is that any different from small business employees -- have to pay the same time don't -- Did that -- anger about the deputy editor at the Wall Street Journal's editorial page I guess it was like this is a little hypocritical writer what are you thinking at all what.
People understand this story clearly this is a big story people are enraged that congress is exempting itself from what was supposed to be the most wonderful piece of social legislation in fifty years mean the health care exchanges right -- well this is the health care law the affordable health care act the whole thing is supposed to be terrific Obama promised this great thing for the United States and now people are.
Been rage that congress is going to exempt itself from what is turning out to be a rolling nightmare.
And that's really what we're talking about here registered and it had to be clear about -- -- -- in the Washington Post -- -- -- just put up where it says now they're not really doing this but to your best understanding.
Well it looks like they're discussing trying to get out of that but the point is that the exchanges don't exist.
What people are mad about is that congress is going to run away from something that they have to live with themselves which is a disaster.
HHS has missed dozens of deadlines and tried implement this law and just last week senator Max Baucus of Montana.
Hold capturing some believes the HHS secretary that this is turning into a huge train -- this is one of the guys who wrote the law.
Think it would you -- I'm like how big of a train wreck will it be because we've already had.
You always say this with government they raise taxes.
At first and then they worry about that -- spending down the -- because we are already.
Have been hit with uphold.
Load of different taxes.
Again the surtax on investment and complicated for what -- America and also high income Americans pay more in payroll taxes just this year.
Do we have any sense of how big a disaster this health care law will be even three years from now.
Well if it exists three years from now.
The deadline is October 1 this year and the states themselves have not yet six -- successfully created these exchanges and corporations are sitting there trying to decide whether to.
Hold on to their employees and enormous expense or dump them into these exchanges.
So I think there's a whole series of timed bombs out here I think the biggest story -- and is that this is turning into a political potential political disaster.
For President Obama.
The -- of support for this law keeps falling all the time.
Com late nest this summer we're going to begin a big negotiation over grand bargain over the budget deficit.
I think Republicans are going to go into that negotiations say.
Obama care the health care law's cost are exploding we're not gonna talk to you unless we put entitlement reform on the table and the president's going to have to.
Address the problems in this health care law one way or another plus he just lost this gun control.
Vote in the senate the senate last week.
There's an article in the journal just this week about.
Democrats getting nervous about the president's powers of persuasion -- off prayed that the immigration bill may fail now.
And one year -- not one year into his second term I think President Obama is already facing a huge loss of credibility.
That's going to be a big problem for.
You think that's the bigger picture issue just real quick on something else -- so that's me in the reporting on all of this if they're really having these discussions one of the things that came up as a say.
They're worried about a brain drain.
On Capitol Hill and all the obvious you didn't -- jokes about whether there it's -- -- -- -- -- -- to drain and everything else but in all seriousness is that going to be a problem for American companies.
As well the idea that if you're forced to join these exchange as people might not want -- and then people choose not to work at the companies that something else that we should be following up on I think I.
Think so but the problem is it it is such a nightmare for individuals -- to -- caught in the center of this.
If you say you're going to leave the company where are you going to go right people don't leave companies because they don't want to lose their health care coverage when that they leave -- obviously not going to have health care coverage because the alternative.
Is the federal health care law.
Which doesn't exist yet so that's why I I think baucus is right we're heading towards an almost incomprehensible.
Train wreck with this thing later in the year.
Right the public information about it but this scary thing is that they don't know.
American government that lawmakers and the government leaders don't know either know your -- there are no real answers yet on this and that's why it's becoming more and more of a nightmare that I think is heading in the direction of the White House big political problem -- Dan thanks is always.
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