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Awesome: Congress Accidentally Gutted Their Own Health Insurance

April 13, 2010

This is rich, and it shows what happens when 2,000+ page monstrosities are rammed through congress without anyone reading the bill.  It seems that due to a drafting error, Congress may have accidentally excluded themselves from the Federal Employees Health Program.  The idea was that members of Congress would purchase plans through the new insurance [...]

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Pelosi’s “Read the Bill” Moment

March 9, 2010

When John Conyers ridiculed those who wanted him to actually “read the bill” last summer, we nodded our heads and generally agreed that people like him were the problem in Washington — so, we elect people to pass laws that they don’t even bother to read?  Yup.  We thought it, and it was confirmed in [...]

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