Chicago SEIU chapter granted Obamacare waiver

You can tell Obama still has a lot of Chicago in him just by watching how blatant the cronyism and favoritism is in his government.In Chicago, they just don't care who knows how crooked they are. In fact, a sneering comeback heard often in the windy city from Machine pols is "prove it" - as in, you can't touch me legally. The SEIU spent tens of millions of dollars to get Obama elected and the Chicago Way says, you don't forget your friends when it comes time to hand out the goodies: Three local chapters of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), whose political action committee spent $27 million supporting Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election, have received temporary waivers from a provision in the Obamacare law.The three SEIU chapters include the Local 25 in Obama's hometown of Chicago.The waivers allow health insurance plans to limit how much they will spend on a policy holder's medical coverage for a given year. Under the new health care law, however,...(Read Full Post)