Insurance Companies Solicited by Sebelius Now Questioned by Congress
The Hill reports that the plot is thickening as key members of Congress ask 15 insurance companies to turn over any records related to potentially illegal fundraising to support ObamaCare by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
The request went to industry giants Aetna, Blue Shield of California, Cigna, Coventry Health Care, H&R Block, HCSC Group, Highmark, Humana, Independence Blue Cross, Kaiser Permanente, United Healthcare, WellPoint, America’s Health Insurance Plans, BlueCross BlueShield Association, and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield.
The controversy first surfaced when the Washington Post confirmed that HHS Secretary Sebelius is personally contacting private members of the health care industry – including insurance providers – to ask that they donate six…[more]
The dovetailing IRS, AP and Fox News scandals expose the shockingly routine contempt that federal bureaucrats show toward Americans’ Constitutional rights.
By what logic then, applying each day’s new revelations, would we choose to grant even more government discretion over those rights?
When it comes to the Second Amendment, the answer should be obvious.
No other right receives as much scorn and disdain as the right to keep and bear arms. After all, even the most hardened, dead-end leftists will profess cursory respect for First Amendment freedoms, at least…