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As citizens we’re expected to live by the “golden rule” to do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Congress does not. Washington, D.C. insiders get their special taxpayer-backed “deals,” perks, exemptions and ObamaCare subsidies. We just get stuck with the tab. The American people are only getting their first taste of ObamaCare with infamous glitches, cut hours, layoffs, higher premiums and citizens losing their existing health insurance at a 14-1 margin. Obama’s last ditch effort this week meeting with Google, Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo and Apple can’t hurt.

If that’s not bad enough but thanks to special subsidies Congress created for itself, many of the same politicians who voted to impose this nightmare on the rest of us are getting off virtually scot-free. This mustn’t be allowed to continue. There is a Constitutional Amendment submitted by Senator Rand Paul to stop members from passing legislation that doesn't apply equally to U.S. citizens, the Executive Branch, Congress and the Supreme Court.

To many Americans, there is no better example of Washington, D.C. being out of touch and out of whack than special deals like we saw in ObamaCare. To many, it’s like rubbing salt in our wounds. After all, aren’t politicians supposed to serve the people who elect them- not take advantage of them?

As the ObamaCare fiasco unfolds, more and more Americans are beginning to understand what we’ve been served isn’t exactly appetizing. Millions of Americans had their health insurance canceled; more and more employers are cutting hours to avoid ObamaCare’s outrageous mandates. Last year, six full-time jobs were created for every one part-time job. But this year, only one full-time job is being created for every four part-time jobs;

According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 71% of small businesses say ObamaCare makes it harder to grow. Moreover, one-quarter says they’ll reduce hiring to ensure they never exceed 50 total employees, which would create new mandates and costs under the program.

ObamaCare is expected to increase the average family of four’s healthcare spending by nearly $4,000 by 2016. And that’s not even counting ObamaCare’s $1 TRILLION in new taxes over the next decade. Yet Washington, D.C.'s insider class from Chief Justice John Roberts who signed off on this unconstitutional law to members of Congress don’t have to feel the American people's pain? If our members of Congress had to live under the regulatory boondoggles they pass, maybe they’d pass fewer and fewer of them.



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