Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Another Obamacare Mandate Delayed By Obama Fiat, "That's the Good Thing as a President, I Can Do Whatever I Want"

Yesterday, another portion of the unworkable disaster known as Obamacare was delayed once again...without Congressional approval (LA Slimes).
The Obama administration will phase in a requirement that large employers provide their workers with health benefits in 2015 and 2016, offering businesses more relief from the so-called employer mandate in the president’s healthcare law.
Under regulations issued Monday, only employers with more than 100 full-time workers will be subject to fines in 2015 unless they offer coverage.
The requirement that all employers with more than 50 full-time employees provide health benefits or pay fines -- which was supposed to begin this year under the Affordable (sic) Care Act -- will not take effect until 2016.
The phase-in follows the administration’s decision last year not to impose the penalty on employers at all in 2014, a move that drew widespread criticism from political opponents of the healthcare law.
But administration officials said Monday that the additional phase-in period for a crucial part of the law was necessary to help businesses adapt to the new requirement.
Meanwhile, the Dicktator, excuse me, the President sounded like Mel Brooks portrayal of French King Louis  (Weekly Standard).

At 4:45 POTUS and president Hollande walked out from a portico and strolled in Front of your pool with Leslie Bowman, president of the Monticello Foundation. Looking at a terrace she said that Jefferson loved to admire the landscape from there. POTUS said that he'd like to take a look and seemed delighted to "break the protocol".
"That's the good thing as a President, I can do whatever I want" he quipped, walking to the terrace with his guest and Ms. Bowman. Pool now in the mansion as the leaders will come and visit Jefferson's study.
Total arrogance!

And unwilling to admit that his socialized risky health care scheme is not working.

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