Up to 20 million union members and their families will be ineligible for ObamaCare subsidies to help pay for their Cadillac-style health insurance plans, says CBS News.
Instead, members of unions for part-time and seasonal workers and their dependents will likely have to choose between higher premiums to stay on their plans – whose cost will rise because of the health law’s new coverage mandates – or cheaper plans that cover less – but are subsidized – on the state-based ObamaCare exchanges.
The reason for the choice is because ObamaCare only gives subsidies to people who are not covered by their employer. If union members opt to stay with the plans jointly administered by their union and their employer, then they, in effect, are choosing higher premiums.
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…