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The Obama administration says its top health official will "exercise her discretion" in...

The Obama administration says its top health official will "exercise her discretion" in enforcing a new health law requirement, a move that could prevent McDonald's (MCD) and other employers from disrupting their health care policies. (earlier)
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  • MNTrader
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    So now Obama can pick and choose who to enforce the law on? You've got to be kidding me
    1 Oct 2010, 10:29 AM Reply Like
  • Patrick Farnsley
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    Command & Control with ObamaCare - Can it get any better than this ?
    1 Oct 2010, 10:32 AM Reply Like
  • billknowsall
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    Patrick- Yup- next will be 'el presidente for life'. We all know that the internet security regs this bunch is pushing can be used however (and on whomever) they choose......... Full disclosure- my dog had acess to my computer, and I do not wish to be held responsible for anything wrtitten whilst I was out watering my pansies.
    1 Oct 2010, 11:36 AM Reply Like
  • Duude
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    Uhhh.....this won't work. You can't allow some and not others. That's why we have written laws. I suppose it was either this or concede the fact that the healthcare legislation is a total loser.
    1 Oct 2010, 10:33 AM Reply Like
  • davidingeorgia
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    The problem is with that is you have to have people in charge of enforcing those written laws who give a damn what the laws - or the Constitution - actually say.

     

    The current bunch is about power, period...they don't give a rip about the rule of law or Constitutional guarantees or restrictions on their power.
    1 Oct 2010, 10:59 AM Reply Like
  • Carlos Lam
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    Overheard in the Oval Office: Damn...Bastiat was right about the unintended consequences of government actions.
    1 Oct 2010, 10:40 AM Reply Like
  • Wyatt Junker
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    Can I "exercise my discretion" on paying my taxes, er Obama?
    1 Oct 2010, 10:51 AM Reply Like
  • paulseglund
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    Achtung. Der fuhrer has spoken.
    1 Oct 2010, 10:59 AM Reply Like
  • Mr. Ed, Jr.
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    Indeed, we see these reports almost daily now, and realize that this massive government intrusion into our businesses and private lives cannot possibly work.

     

    As more and more businesses see the costs of this, they, too, realize they will not be able to pay for healthcare for their employees. The result will be precisely as intended-- the government will have to "save" everyone, and we will end up with the single-payer system controlled entirely by the government.

     

    This is not-- and never was-- about healthcare. It is about control. Countless thousands of pages of regulations are being written, and they will be forced on us by bureacrats, as Congress has written that authority into this law. And those regulations will just keep coming at us for the rest of out lives, usually to "fix" the unintended consequences of the previous thousand regulations.

     

    The recently passed financial regulations bill has also given unelected bureaucrats the same authority over us in banking and "consumer protection".

     

    Our nightmare is just beginning.
    1 Oct 2010, 11:13 AM Reply Like
  • Wyatt Junker
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    You will either have the ten commandments or be cursed with the ten thousand and one commandments. - Maimonides

     

    The choice is ours.
    1 Oct 2010, 12:02 PM Reply Like
  • Bozerdog
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    One more example of how deeply in bed big busines and the gov are.
    1 Oct 2010, 01:04 PM Reply Like
  • positivethoughts
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    Will America look like China in 30 years - payoffs and kickbacks to win favour with those who hold the ultimate power?
    2 Oct 2010, 12:04 PM Reply Like
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