House Dems go after insurers for opposing Obamacare

Welcome to government of the thugs, by the thugs, and for the thugs.In retribution for daring to oppose Obamacare, health insurance companies are being targeted by Democrats for excessive compensation to employees and lavish spending on conferences and getaways.The Chief Inquisitor? Henry Waxman, of course. Here's the story from Fox News: Reps. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and Bart Stupak, D-Mich., sent a letter warning health insurers that the House Energy and Commerce Committee is "examining executive compensation and other business practices of the health industry."Waxman, chairman of the committee, and Stupak, chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee did not inform their Republican counterparts of their plans.Health insurers have until Sept. 4 to provide Congress a detailed list of every employee who made over a $1 million dollars a year between 2003 and 2008. Democrats also want documents about conferences and any events held off company property as...(Read Full Post)