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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Don’t fall for the widespread myth that Congress is trying to exempt itself from Obamacare
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is ...
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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By Pat Cunningham
May 3, 2013 5:20 p.m.



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What is it about some people that makes them suckers for almost every bit of nonsense they hear from the right-wing noise machine (see image above)?

Even some of my Facebook friends — nice folks, mind you (else they wouldn’t be my friends) — are buying into false reports that Congress is entertaining legislation that would exempt its members and their staff and families from Obamacare.

HERE‘s what FactCheck.org says:

Several readers have asked us about Congress attempting to exempt itself from the requirements of the Affordable Care Act. A few said that a Facebook post claimed that President ...

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