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October 5, 2013

Who is Exempt from Obamacare?

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                                                                        Who is Exempt from Obamacare? 

Should one group of Americans receive an exemption from the higher premiums, mandates penalties, and taxes caused by the requirements of Obamacare? Obamacare was passed through secret deals and exemptions promised to certain groups. Ironically, those who made this law exempt themselves.  Obama, congress, and their staffers all received special exemptions. Obamacare also provides “hardship exemptions” for American Indians, Armish, Christian Scientists, and Muslims.  According to politifact, over 1,000 businesses and unions have also received exemptions from Obamacare.

The following is a list of businesses, unions, and government agencies exempted from Obamacare according to a July 2012 article from the “Free Republic”: 24 Hour Fitness, Allied Building Inspectors IUOE Local 211 Welfare Fund, Alpha Omega Home Health, LLC, Andersen Corporation, Bowman Sheet Metal Heating & Air-conditioning, Bricklayers Insurance & Welfare Fund, Bridge, Structural, Ornamental & Reinforcing Ironworkers Local Union No. 60, Carey Johnson Oil Co, Inc, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany, Cement Masons’ Local No. 502 Welfare Fund, City of Bloomington VEBA Health Savings Plan, City of Burnsville, City of Olathe, Clausen Miller PC, Crystal Run Village, Inc, Delta Apparel, Discovery Benefits, Dr. Trailer Repair, Inc., Employer-Teamsters Local Nos. 175 & 505 Health and Welfare Fund, Entrust, Fabri-Quilt, GC Harvesting, Inc., Glen Curtis, Inc. #2143, Heritage Christian Services, IBEW Local 3 NYC Electrical Division Health & Welfare Fund, Indiana Area UFCW Union Locals and Retail Food Employers’ Health and Welfare Plan, Ingham County, Innovative Driver Services Company, Integrity Data, Inter-County Hospitalization Plan, Inc., Jakov P. Dulcich & Sons, Jefferson Rehabilitation Center, JLG Harvesting, Inc., Johnson Machine Works, Kent County, Laborers’ District Council of Virginia Health and Welfare Trust Fund, Laborers National Health and Welfare Fund, Local 1245 Health Fund, Local 237 Teamsters Suffolk Regional Off-Track Betting Corp. Health and Welfare Trust Fund, Local 295 Welfare Fund, Local 381, Group Insurance Fund, Local 805 Welfare Fund, Marble Industry Trust Fund, McGregor Schools ISD #4, MJ Soffe, MO-Kan Teamsters and Welfare Fund, Mounds View Public Schools, MVP, North State Bank, North States Industries Inc, Pathways Inc., Pavers and Road Builders District Council Welfare Fund, Phoenix Children’s Academy, Roofers Local 8 Insurance & Trust Fund, San Bernardino IHSS Public Authority, SCC Healthcare Group, LLP, Schenectady ARC*, Schoharie County ARC, Sieben Polk Law Firm, Sitel, Inc., Southern Graphic Communication Health Fund, Springbrook Standalone HRA, St. Lawrence NYSARC, Sunview Vineyards of California, Inc., Tandem Eastern Inc. / Consolidated Transport Systems, Inc., Taylor Farms, Teamsters Union Local # 35, The Day Care Council/Council of Supervisors and Administrators Welfare Fund, The Public Authority of San Luis Obispo County, The, University Financing Foundation, Inc., The Village of Newark Non-Union Employee Plan, Theatrical Stage Employees Local On, Tuff Shed, Inc., U.A. Local 13 & Employers Group Insurance Plan, UFCW & Participating Food Industry Employers Tri-State Health & Welfare Fund, UFCW Local 1500 Welfare Fund, UFCW Local One Health Care Fund, Ulster Greene ARC, Westminster-Canterbury of Lynchburg
Wine and Liquor Salesmen of NJ, A-1 Transport, AIDS Council of Northeastern  New York, Avon Central School District, Azeros Health Plans, Inc., Benton County, Bessey Tools, Inc., Canandaigua City Schools, City of Eagan, City of Shakopee Post-Employment Health Care Savings Account Plan , Community Work and Independence Inc., Continuing Developmental Services, Crystal Cabinet Works, Inc., CU Answers, Inc., Euromarket Designs, Inc., d/b/a Crate and Barrel, First National Bank of Dietrerich, Franziska Racker Centers, Fridley Public Schools Health Savings Plan, FSA/SUNYAB-Campus Dining and Shops, Genesee County ARC, Genesee County Economic Development Corp Health Reimbursement Account, Grand Island Central School District, Hammondsport Central School District
Imperial Wholesale, Inc., Learning Disabilities Association of Western New York, Minnesota State Retirement System Post-Employment Health Care Savings Plan – City of Roseville, Naples Central School District, Naples Central School District Support Staff, Newark Central School District, Niagara-Wheatfield CSD Self Funded, Panama Central School District, People 1st Health Strategies, Inc., Pipe Fitters’ Welfare Fund, Local 597, Ron Clark Construction Health reimbursement Arrangement*, Sherman Central School District, Silver Creek Central School District, Sodus Central School District, Telco Construction, Town of Albion, Town of Chenango, Town of Lockport, Twin City Die Casting, Western Area Volunteer Emergency Services , Westfield Academy, Williamson Central School District, American Radio Association Plan, Carpenters Health and Security Trust of Western Washington, Communicare Health Benefits Trust, District Council 1707 Local 389 Home Care Employees Health & Welfare Fund
Health and Welfare Plan of the Laundry, Dry Cleaning Workers & Allied Industry Health Fund, Workers United, Northern Illinois and Iowa Laborers Health and Welfare Fund, Prell Services, United Food and Commercial Workers Retail Employees and Employers Health and Welfare Plan, A-1 Realty, AABR, ABCO Diecasters, Alfred P. Sloan, Alizio & Galfunt, All American Heating and AC, Allied Pilots Association, Amherst Central School District, AristaCare at Meadow Springs, Arthur Sanderson& Sons, Associated General Contractors of ND Employees, Autistic Service, Inc., Bartech Group, Basf Fuel Cell, Inc., Battery Park City Authority, Battery Park City Conservancy, Benefit Analysis Inc., Blaze SSI, Blue Beacon, Board of Trustees for the Operating Engineers Local 101 Health and Welfare Fund, Business Wire, Cargo Ventures, Carnegie Corporation of NY, Carpenters Local No. 491 Health & Welfare Plan
Central Laborers’ Welfare Fund, Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Health and Welfare Fund, City of Cottage Grove, City of Inver Grove Heights, City Of Roseville MN, Clinton Management, Cloquet Area Fire Department, Cohen Partners, Community Bank of Bergen County, Community Mainstreaming, Contract Cleaners Service Employees Benefit Trust, Cornerstone Search Group, D & D Ag Supply and Construction, Inc., Dial Senior Management, Inc, Douglaston Development, Dr. Margaret Andrin, MD, FACOG LLC, Dynasil Corporation, Echo Molding, Eighth District Electrical Benefit Fund, Electrical, Workers Health and Welfare Fund, Enterprise Concrete Products, LLC Texas, Epilepsy Foundation, Epilepsy Foundation Northeastern New York, Evans Chemetics, Excellus Health Plan, Fairport Central School District, Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana, Gregory Packaging, Gulf Coast Health Care, Handcraft Manufacturing Corporation, Haver Analytics Health Waiver, Health Care Employees Dental and Medical Trust, Hiawatha Medical, Inc., Highfield Gardens Care Center, Hirsch International, Hotel, Restaurant & Bar Employees Health and Welfare Fund, Hypex Inc., IBEW Local Union No. 126 Health and Welfare Fund, International Union of Operating Engineers, Supplemental Benefit Fund Local 409, Interstate Connecting Components, Jacobson Family Investments, J-B Wholesale Pet Supplies, JKL International, Jump, Scutellaro, and Co., LLP, KC International dba Ekman Recycling, Kerwin Communications, Kingstown Capital Management, Koellman Gear Corporation, Kramer Electronics, Lakeview Subacute Care Center, Langan Engineering and Financial Services, Inc., LBDD, League of Minnesota Cities, Leisure Properties LLC d/b/a/ Crownline Boats, Liberty House Nursing Home, Lifetime Assistance, Inc, Lincoln Hall, Local 888 UFCW, Maharishi University of Management, Mamiya America Corporation, Mandt Reiss & Associates PLLC, Margaret P. Muscarelle Child Dev. Center, Merrill Farms LLC, Micelli Motors, Inc., Midwest Asphalt Corporation , Midwest Teamsters, Monroe County, Nassau County Chapter, NYSARC, Inc, NCHC, Inc., New York State Assn. for Retarded Children Erie Co., Chapter dba/Heritage Centers, NJ Society of CPAs, North Greece Fire District, Northern Minnesota-Wisconsin Area Retail Food Health & Welfare Fund, Ogontz Avenue Revitalization Corporation, Parkview Care and Rehab, PCB Machining Solutions, PCB Piezotronics, Philadelphia Macaroni Company, Phoenix Partners Group, LP, Privilege Underwriters, Inc., Progressive AE, Quadrant Capital Advisors, Inc., Regency Management Group, LLC, Rhoads Industries, Roofers Local #96 Health & Welfare Fund, Rowe and Company, Inc., Rush-Henrietta Central School District HRA, Security Benefit Fund of the Uniformed Firefighters Association of New York City, SEIU Health and Welfare fund, 2000, Seneca Cayuga ARC, Service Employees 32BJ North Health Benefit Fund, Sierra Video Systems, SMEG, Strategic Industries, Superior Officers Council Health and Welfare Fund, Teamsters Local Union 966 Health Fund, Techno Source USA, The Alternative Living Group, Inc., The Arc of Otsego (Otsego County Chapter NYSARC, Inc.), The Arc of Rensselaer County, The City of Cloquet, The Henry Luce Foundation, The Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk, Inc., The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Rehabilitation Center, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Topco, Totino Grace High School, Urstadt Biddle Properties, W.H. Reaves & Co., Inc., Walder, Hayden & Brogan, PA, Walters-Morgan Construction, Inc, Wellspring Advisers, West Bergen Mental Healthcare, Westchester ARC, Westchester JCS, Western Beef, Hollow Metal Trust Fund, Theatrical Teamsters Local 817 IBT Welfare Fund, Vestal Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc., AccessAbility, Inc., Ackerman Oil Employee Benefit Trust, Albany County Chapter, NYSARC Inc., DBA New Visions of Albany, American Eagle Outfitters, Basin Disposal, Bengard Ranch, Inc., Bestway Rental, Inc, Big Lots, Inc., Byrd Harvest, Inc., Cardinal Hayes Home for Children HRA plan, CDS Administrative Services, LLC, Center for Energy and Environment, City of Brooklyn Park, D’Arrigo Bros. Co. of California, Defender Services, Inc., DineEquity, Inc, Green Leaf Distributors, Inc., IBEW Local Union No. 728, Family Healthcare Plan, Joseph Gallo Farms, Life Benefit Plan, Luther Automotive Group HRA, Metrics Inc., Nueces County Appraisal District, Ocean Properties Ltd, P-R Farms, Inc., SEIU Health & Welfare Fund, Sports Arena Employees’ Local 137 Welfare Fund, Staywell Saipan Basic Plan, Truck Drivers and Helpers Local 355 Health and Welfare Fund, Communications Workers of America, Local 1180 Security Benefits Fund, Health and Welfare Fund of the Detectives’ Endowment Association, Inc. Police, Department City of New York, Man-U Service Contract Health and Welfare Fund, Paschall Truck Lines, Inc., SEIU Local 300, Civil Service Forum Employees Welfare Fund, Electrical Welfare Trust Fund, Highmark West Virginia Inc. d/b/a Mountain State Blue Cross Blue Shield, Advocacy and Resource Center, Amalgamated, Industrial and Toy & Novelty Workers of America, Local 223 Sick Benefit Fund, Atlanta Plumbers & Steamfitters Fringe Benefit Funds, Aurora Consulting Group, Inc., Brock Enterprises, Inc., Central Texas Health and Benefit Trust Fund Locals 520, 60 & 72, Electricians Health, Welfare &, Pension Plans I.B.E.W. Local Union No. 995, Essex County Chapter NYSARC, Inc. dba Mountain Lake Services, Executive Management Services, Inc., Florida Laborers Health Fund, Fulton County Chapter, NYSARC, Inc., General Parts, LLC, Greystone program, Inc, Hacienda Harvesting, Inc., IBEW Local No. 640 and Arizona Chapter NECA Health & Welfare Trust Fund, Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, Louisiana Electrical Health Fund, Maverick, Inc. Employee Health Care Benefits Plan, Memphis, Construction Benefit Fund, Mid-South Carpenters Regional Council Health and Welfare Fund, Mountain Lake Services, NECA-IBEW Local 480 Health and Welfare Plan, Plumbers and Pipefitters Welfare Fund of Local Union No. 719, Retiree Plan of the Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Health and Welfare Fund, Richmond Community Services, Sheet Metal Workers Local No. 177 Health and Welfare, Pension and Vacation Funds, Sheet Metal Workers’ National Health Fund, South Central Laborers’ Health & Welfare Fund, Southeastern Pipetrades Health & Welfare Fund, Telamon Corporation Health Reimbursement Arrangement, The ARC of Delaware County, UFCW Local 1262 and Employers Health & Welfare Fund, United Cerebral Palsy of Ulster County, Inc, Vincent B Zaninovich & Sons, Inc., Wayne ARC Standalone HRA Section 105 Plan, Wildwood Program, Allied Welfare Fund, Becker County Post-Retirement Health Care Savings Plan, Becker County VEBA, FIDUCIA, Triple-S Salud, Inc., B. R. Company, Britz Companies, ET AL Century Health and Wellness Benefit Plan and Trust, EBSA Foundation, Encore Enterprises, Faurecia USA Holdings, Goodwill Industries of Kentucky, Inc.
Minnesota Cement Masons Health and Welfare Fund, Plumbers Local Union No. 690 of Philadelphia and Vicinity Health Plan, Robert Heath Trucking Inc, Securitas Security Services USA, Inc., Sunwest Fruit Company, Inc, The Louis Berger Group, Inc., United Food & Commercial Workers Unions and Employers Midwest Health Benefits Fund, WD Young& Sons, Inc., Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, United Food and Commercial Workers and Employers Arizona, Act Trust Mini-Med Plan, Allen’s Family Food, Anderson Media Corporation, Blasters, Drillers & Miners Union Local No. 29 Welfare Fund, Care Initiatives, Inc., Cement and Concrete Workers District Council Welfare Fund Plan, COARC, Construction Workers Local 147 Welfare Fund, Crystal Run Healthcare, Diamondback Management Services, LTD, Freeman Metal Products, Hardwick Clothes, Inc., Hronis, Inc., International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers, Isaacson Isaacson Seridan & Fountain, LLP, Katy Industries, Inc., Landscape, Irrigation and Lawn Sprinkler Industry Health and Welfare Plan and Trust, Local 298 Health Benefit Fund Plan, Local 803 Health and Welfare Fund, Louisiana Laborers Health and Welfare Fund, M.A. Mortenson, Maple Knoll Communities, Marshall Durbin Food Corporation, Minnesota Teamsters Construction Division, Name Brand, Inc., Oklahoma Goodwill Industries, PepsiCo, Inc, Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union 823 Health & Welfare Fund, Plumbers & Steamfitters Local No. 6 Health and Welfare Fund, Regent Care Center, Rice Food Markets, Inc., Rice Food Markets, Inc., Ricker Oil Company, Skilled Health Care, Southwestern Teamsters Security Fund, Teamsters Local 445 Welfare Plan, Teamsters Local 210 Affiliated Health and Insurance Fund, Teamsters Welfare Fund of Northern, New Jersey Local 1723, The Durango Herald, The Talbots, Inc, Town of Frisco Medical Plan, Tudor Ranch, UNITE HERE Local 74 Welfare and Dental Trust, United Employees Health Plans, United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1000 and Kroger Dallas Health and Welfare Plan, United Service, Employees Union, Local 377, RWDSU, UFCW, WageWorks, Inc, IBEW Local 613 and Contributing, Employers Family Health Plan (Union), Advantage Benefits Company, LLC, Aerospace Contractors’ Trust, AJFC Community Action Plan, Altisource Portfolio Solutions, American Heritage Life Insurance Company, Americare Properties, Inc., AMN Healthcare, Andrews Transport L.P., Anoka Hennepin Credit Union, APWU Health Plan Conversion Plan, Aspen Snowmass, ATCO Rubber Products, Inc, Baylor County Hospital District, Belk Farms, Bricklayers Local 1 of MD, VA and DA, Cardon & Associates, Inc, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Ogdensburg, Central Mills, Civil Service Bar Association Security Benefit Fund, Cotton Belt Inc., CPC Logistics Health & Welfare Plan, Delmarva, United Food and Commercial Workers, Dole Food Company, EchoStar, First Acceptance Corporation, Fontanese Folts Aubrecht Ernst Architects, PC, Forest Products Inc. Group Health Plan, Fruhauf Uniform, Direct Labor, Golden State Bulb Growers, Inc., Greater Kansas City Laborers Welfare Fund, Grower’s Transport LLC, Heartland Automotive, Helfman Enterprises, Inc., Hoosier Stamping and Manufacturing Corp., Horizon Bay Realty LLC, I.B.E.W. Local 1249 Insurance Fund, Ingomar Packing Company, LLC, Integra Healthcare, Inc. (Integrity Home Care), International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, International Brotherhood of Trade Unions Health and Welfare Fund – Local 713, International Union of Operating Engineers Local 295-295C Welfare Trust Fund, International union of Operating Engineers, Local Union Number 137, Iron Workers Local Union #28 Health and Welfare Fund, Lamanuzzi & Pantaleo, Living Resources, Local 1102 Amalgamated Welfare Fund, Local 1102 Health & Benefit Fund, Local 1102 Welfare Fund– Lerner Employees, Local 272 Welfare Fund, Local 338 Affiliated Benefit Funds, Madelia Community Hospital, Max Homes, Loc, Medical Development Corporation, Mesa Air Group, Mesa Packing, Michigan Conference of Teamsters Welfare Fund, Minnesota and North Dakota Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, Mission Linen Supply, NFI Industries, Operating Engineers Local 835 Health and Welfare Fund, Opportunity Resources, Inc. Health and Welfare Plan, Orange County AHRC, Orscheln Industries, Pacific Risk Management, Pearson Candy Company, Pinnacle PRM, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 430 Health and Welfare Fund, Progressive Logistics Services, Pure Air Filter Sales & Service, Rancho Maria PRM, Reiter Affiliated Companies, Retail, Wholesale & Dept. Store Union Local 1034 Welfare Fund, Rio Farms PRM, Sensient Technologies Corp, Service Employees International Union Local 1 Cleveland Welfare Fund, SFN Group, Sheet Metal Workers Funds of Local Union 38, SMWIA 28, Southeast OBGYN, PC, Southern CA Pipe Trades Trust Fund, Southern Operators Health Fund, Stonebridge Hospitality Associates, Sun Healthcare Group, Inc., Teamsters Local, 522 Welfare Fund Roofers Division, Teamsters Local Union 72 Welfare Fund, Telesis Management Corporation, Texas Carpenters and Millwrights Health and Welfare Fund, The Mentor Network, The Wada Farms, Inc., The Wilks Group, Inc. dba Ashley Furniture Homestore, The Wright Travel Agency, Town of Grand Island, Trans-System, Inc., True Leaf Farms, UFCW Local 371 Amalgamated Welfare Fund, United Crafts Benefits Fund, United Food & Commercial Workers Unions and Employers Local No. 348 Health & Welfare Fund, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1445 New Hampshire
United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1459 and Contributing Employers Health and Welfare Fund, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 464a, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 911, Varsity Contractors, Inc., Waffle House, Weckworth Manufacturing, Western Express, Inc., Western Harvesting  PRM Health Plan, WG Yates and Sons Construction Company, World Class Automotive, Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation, Alaska Pipe Trade U.A. Local 367 Health and Security Trust, Amalgamated National Health Fund, American Farms, PRM Health Plan, American Growers Cooling, PRM Health Plan, AUTO, LP, dba AutoInc. Health Benefit Plan, Better Way Partners, LLC, Big Valley Labor, PRM Health Plan, CB Harvesting, PRM Health Plan, City of Rockwall, Cocopah Nurseries, Inc.
Express Harvesting, PRM Health Plan, Fallen Oak Packing, PRM Health Plan, FirstCarolinaCare, Insurance Company on behalf of Longworth Industries, Foot Locker, Inc., Fresh Express, G&H Farms,PRM Health Plan, Gill Ranch, PRM Health Plan, Gill Transport, PRM Health Plan, Gills Onions, PRM Health Plan, Green Valley Farm Supply, PRM Health Plan, Greencroft Communities, Growers Express, PRM Health Plan, Hall Management Group, Inc., IH Services, Independent Group Home Living Program, Inc, King City Nursery, PRM Health Plan, Meijer Health Benefits Plan/Primary Care Option
Mission Ranches, PRM Health Plan, Moore’s Retread & Tire of the Ark-La-Tex, Inc., NOITU Insurance Trust Fund, Payroll Solutions, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local No. 630 Welfare Fund, Seco Packing Transcorr, United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1000, United Wire, Metal & Machine Health & Welfare Fund, Western Growers Assurance Trust, Wisconsin United Food & Commercial, Workers Unions and Employers Health Plan, 1199SEIU Greater New York Benefit Fund, A. Duda & Sons, Inc., Adecco Group, Inc., Biomedic Corporation, Buffets, Inc., Carington Health System, Cleveland Bakers Teamsters, Club Chef LLC, Columbia Sussex Mgmt, LLC, CRST International Inc., Darr Equipment, Co., DC Cement Masons Welfare Fund, Deaconess Long Term Care, Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc., ECOM Atlantic, Inc., FW Walton, Inc., G4S Secure Solutions, GC Services, L.P. & First Community Bancshares, Inc., Guardsmark, LLC, Indiana Teamsters Health Benefits Fund, Knox County Association for Retarded Citizens, Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Local No. 52, Mars Super Markets, Inc., MPS Group, Inc., Nexion Health, Noodles & Company, Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, Quality Integrated Services, Inc., RE Rabalais Constructors, LTD, RREMC LLC, Security Forces Inc., Shirkey Nursing, Social Service Employees Union Local 371, Spindle, Cooling, & Warehouse, Strauss Discount Auto, Sunburst Hospitality, Susser Holding Corp, Telescope Casual Furniture, Teletech Holdings, Inc., The Brinkman Corporation, The LDF Companies, United Food and Commercial Workers Union (Mount Laurel, NJ), United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1459, Universal Orlando, Valley Services, Inc., United Food and Commercial Workers and Participating Employers Interstate Health and Welfare Fund, Protocol Marketing Group, Sasnak, Star Tek, Adventist Care Centers, B.E.S.T of NY, Boskovich Farms, Inc, Café Enterprises, Inc., Capital District Physicians, FleetPride, Inc., Gallegos Corp, Hensley Industries, Inc., Jeffords Steel and Engineering, Laborers’ International Union of North America, Local Union No. 616 Health and Welfare Plan, O.K. Industries, Service Employees Benefit Fund, Sun Pacific Farming Coop, SunWorld International, LLC, UFCW Allied Trade Health & Welfare Trust, United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1995, HCR Manor Care, IBEW No.915, Integra BMS for Culp, Inc., New England Health Care Employees Welfare Fund, Wiliamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company, Aegis Security Insurance Company, Alliance One Tobacco, Asbestos Workers Local 53 Welfare Fund, Assurant Health (2nd Application), Captain Elliot’s Party Boats, Carlson Restaurants, CH Guenther & Son, CKM Industries dba Miller Environmental, Caribbean Workers’ Voluntary Employees’ Beneficiary Health and Welfare Plan, Darden Restaurants, Duarte Nursery, Employees Security Fund, Florida Trowel Trades, Ingles Markets, Meijer, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 123 Welfare Fund, Sun Belt, UFCW Local 227, Uncle Julio’s, United Group, US Imaging, Vino Farms, AdvantaStaff, Inc, Agricare, Alaska Seafood, American Fidelity, Convergys, Darensberries, Gowan Company, Greystar, Macayo Restaurants, Periodical Services, UniFirst, Universal Forest Products, UFCW Maximus Local 455, American Habilitation Services, Inc, GuideStone Financial Resources, Local 25 SEIU, MAUSER Corp., Preferred Care, Inc., Ruby Tuesday, The Dixie Group, Inc., UFCW Local 1262, Whelan Security Company, AMF Bowling Worldwide, Assisted Living Concepts, Case & Associates, GPM Investments, Grace Living Centers, Mountaire Corporation, Swift Spinning, Belmont Village, Caliber Services, Cracker Barrel, DISH Network, Groendyke Transport,  Inc, Pocono Medical Center, Regis Corporation, The Pictsweet Co., Diversified Interiors, Local 802 Musicians Health Fund, MCS Life Insurance Company, The Buccaneer, CIGNA, Greater Metropolitan Hotel, Local 17 Hospitality Benefit Fund, GSC-ILA, The Allied Industries Health Fund, Harden Healthcare, Vernon Sheltered, Workshop, Inc. Health and Welfare Plan #501, I.U.P.A.T, Sanderson Plumbing Products, Inc., Transport Workers, United Federation of Teachers Welfare Fund, Aegis, Aetna, Allflex, Baptist Retirement, BCS Insurance, Cryogenic, Fowler Packing Co., Guy C. Lee Mfg., HealthPort, Jack in the Box, Maritime Association, Maverick County, Metropolitan D.C. Paving Industry Employees Health and Welfare Fund, PMPS-ILA, PS-ILA, QK/DRD (Denny’s), Reliance Standard, Tri-Pak, United Agricultural Benefit Trust

So why should about 4 million people, or 3% of America, get an exemption from Obamacare, while the rest of America must abide by the requirements, regulations, penalties, fines, and taxes created by Obamacare?  No one seems to like Obamacare.  Even Obama, the Democrats, and those who supported Obamacare, have found exemptions to avoid Obamacare, while the rest of America is forced to take it.  If Obamacare is so good, then those who created it should be forced to use it, while the rest of America should be provided an exemption.

Frank Aquila is a Manteca, Ca resident and president of the South San Joaquin Republicans.  He is also the author of the book, “Sarah Palin Out of Nowhere”.  He can be emailed at



  1. Doing a quick word search, I find the word “union” showing up 37 times after the intro paragraph, “trade” over 100 and “local” 94 times. Looks like his supporters don’t want to be covered by his actions.


    Comment by Norm Glitz — October 5, 2013 @ 11:34 am | Reply

  2. If this “CARE” is so good, why are so many exempt, including Congress? What’s good for the goose should be good enough for the gander!

    Comment by Paula Johnson — October 10, 2013 @ 12:16 am | Reply

  3. the stinking rotten commie no good monsters

    Comment by Linda Stemberger — December 18, 2013 @ 1:58 pm | Reply

  4. As someone who is covered by Minnesota and North Dakota Bricklayers it makes me sick that we are exempt from Obamacare. The premiums on our insurance quadrupled and yet we still don’t get the services that those covered under Obamacare do. So having an exemption from Obamacare is not doing those covered by the Minnesota and North Dakota Bricklayers any favors!

    Comment by Cattleya Sorenson — April 23, 2014 @ 7:56 pm | Reply

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  6. Aw, this was a very nice post. Taking the time and
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    Comment by Crackingcore Not Loading — October 10, 2014 @ 1:56 am | Reply

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