Despite all the spin President Obama is providing about the benefits of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka ObamaCare) during his recent speech on the economy, the law remains extremely unpopular with the American public.
A recent Fox News poll found 53 percent wanted to have ObamaCare repealed and 40 percent wanted to keep the law.
In addition to public and conservative opposition to the law, there are growing complaints from Democrats.
First, Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) called the law he wrote, “a train wreck.” Most important, the usually loyal union base is also voicing concerns about ObamaCare. Three unions including the International Brotherhood of Teamsters wrote to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi saying:
“…we can no longer stand silent in the face of elements of the Affordable Care Act that will destroy the very health and wellbeing of our members along with millions of other hardworking Americans.”
Now the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU), that includes IRS employees, is mobilizing its members to oppose legislation that would force them out of the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) and into ObamaCare.
CNSNews included a model letter from the union’s website to Congressman Dave Camp (R-MI) expressing deep concerns over the law:
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