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SteelCityDem Donating Member (35 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 08:49 AM
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Obama health care law has unexpected beneficiaries
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's health care law created a $5 billion fund to shore up coverage for early retirees, and some of that money is flowing to places you might not expect.

Two Texas public employee programs are among the top 25 recipients of the federal subsidy despite Texas Gov. Rick Perry's opposition to the law Republicans derisively call "Obamacare."

And records show the Huntsman family business, where GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman sharpened his executive skills, received about $1 million.

It highlights the gap between dire Republican rhetoric about the health care overhaul and the pragmatic impulse to cash in on a new government benefit.

Read more: Obama health care law has unexpected beneficiaries - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/bre...
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Doctor_J Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:02 AM
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1. What did Limpballs call people like this?
Edited on Thu Nov-03-11 09:02 AM by Doctor_J
Oh, yeah - a parasite who hates its host

I loathe these people with every fiber of my being
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Enrique Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:40 AM
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2. the only surprise is that Michele Bachmann wasn't first in line for the cash n/t
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dtexdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:41 AM
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3. No, that was likely her husband.
;-)
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zbdent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:43 AM
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4. and all those TEA Party idjits
on Medicare and Social Security ... I wonder how much $$$ could be saved if they were cut from those "gummit socialist" programs ...
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