That government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish!
While there is no 28th Amendment (at least not yet), Congress seems required to take ObamaCare, so why aren't they signing up?
"Are members of Congress exempt from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act health care legislation?
No. One of the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (commonly known as "Obamacare") passed by Congress is a requirement that lawmakers give up the insurance coverage previously provided to them through the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program and instead purchase health insurance through the online exchanges that the law created:
(D) MEMBERS OF CONGRESS IN THE EXCHANGE.
(i) REQUIREMENT — Notwithstanding any other provision of law, after the effective date of this subtitle, the only health plans that the Federal Government may make available to Members of Congress and congressional staff with respect to their service as a Member of Congress or congressional staff shall be health plans that are:
(I) created under this Act (or an amendment made by this Act); or
(II) offered through an Exchange established under this Act (or an amendment made by this Act).
An August 2013 ruling by the federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) was widely and inaccurately reported as exempting members of Congress from the requirement that they give up their Federal Employees Health Benefits Program coverage and instead purchase health insurance through online exchanges. That reporting was incorrect: Lawmakers are still required to purchase health insurance through government-created exchanges; what the OPM's ruling actually declared was that members of Congress and their staffs did not have to give up the federal subsidies covering part of the costs of their insurance premiums which they had previously been receiving (and which are afforded to millions of other federal workers)."
Read more at http://www.snopes.com/politics/medical/28thamendment.asp#S3UCDi7oJI...
This is what angers me. Both Pelosi and Reid have proclaimed "it's the law!" We know that. So, either implement fully, as intended, or not at all. It is law, so it needs to be applied equally to all, not exemptions for some big corporations, unions and special interest groups!