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Sebelius Reign Of Incompetence Over
http://leomcneil.net/2014/04/11/sebelius-reign-of-incompetence-over/ ^ | Leo McNeil

Posted on 04/11/2014 6:49:01 AM PDT by LeoMcNeil

Kathleen Sebelius is resigning. Sebelius must rank among the top 5 incompetent cabinet secretaries of all time. She should have resigned when the Obamacare website failed. Her agency had three years to put the website together and make sure it was up to snuff. That website has less traffic than Amazon and any number of online retailers. Yet it failed spectacularly. In fact, the website still fails on a regular basis. It remains difficult to sign up for Obamacare and it’s nearly impossible to cancel a policy on the website. The website alone ought to be enough for Sebelius to be fired. From a purely political standpoint, nothing caused Obama more grief than the Obamacare website.

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TOPICS: Government; Health/Medicine; Politics
KEYWORDS: abortion; blogpimp; deathpanels; fascism; kansas; kathleensebelius; obama; obamacare; sebelius; sillybus; sylviamathewsburwell; underthebus; zerocare

1 posted on 04/11/2014 6:49:01 AM PDT by LeoMcNeil
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To: LeoMcNeil

Long live the next Reign of Incompetence!!!!


2 posted on 04/11/2014 6:51:21 AM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

You are lucky they are so incompetent. Competent fascists are far more dangerous.


3 posted on 04/11/2014 6:52:43 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Cruz/Palin 2016)
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To: LeoMcNeil

Now we get the brand new brand of leftist incompetence, but you see, none of this is her fault, so you can’t criticize her.


4 posted on 04/11/2014 6:52:47 AM PDT by dforest
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To: LeoMcNeil
Sebelius Reign Of Incompetence Over

Long live her incompetent replacement.

NObody could run ObamaDon'tCare. It's not designed to run properly.

Like every other Liberal concept, it's designed to perpetuate problems so-as to ensure an issue for Liberals to campaign on.

5 posted on 04/11/2014 6:53:44 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: LeoMcNeil

In B4 the humblegunner snark.


6 posted on 04/11/2014 6:54:05 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: LeoMcNeil

It grinds on me that Eric Cantor wished her well or thanked her for her service or some such thing.


7 posted on 04/11/2014 6:55:19 AM PDT by lesko
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To: LeoMcNeil
I'm not going to rejoice over Ms. Sebelius’ departure. No doubt the intended replacement will be just as incompetent. This administration does not select based on competence, education and relevant experience. They pick campaign donors, friends, cronies, relatives and anyone with the same ideology.
8 posted on 04/11/2014 6:56:06 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

+1

Additionally, what’s the over/under on Sebelius going to work for NARAL or Planned Parenthood?


9 posted on 04/11/2014 6:57:26 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Responsibility2nd

If he snarks about the blog pimp, I swear, I’m going to intentionally click on his link!


10 posted on 04/11/2014 6:58:18 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: LeoMcNeil

Who?

Meet the new boss
Same as the old boss


11 posted on 04/11/2014 6:58:44 AM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Former Proud Canadian
KS is not hurt nor angry nor any negative thing

she's done her job and it's over

she'll slink off into protected obscurity or re-arise in another position fit for her "abilities"

The older I get, the more I understand how the world of politicians just creeps along

12 posted on 04/11/2014 6:59:23 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: bigbob

Some woman with a hyphenated name, no doubt... :)


13 posted on 04/11/2014 6:59:34 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: dforest

She heads the Office of Management and Budget which hasn’t produced a budget in six years. What could possibly go wrong?


14 posted on 04/11/2014 6:59:58 AM PDT by anoldafvet (If you think the government is capable of taking care of you, just look at the indian tribes)
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To: LeoMcNeil

She gives a speech claiming there are now 7.5 million enrollees in Obamcare. On the same day she resigns.

So now the MSM and the pResident can claim she actually exceeded their goals and everything is running along just hunky dorey.

The lapdogs will be slobbering all over her resignation speech. Watch.


15 posted on 04/11/2014 7:00:49 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: LeoMcNeil

Now when the real numbers come out the new HHS Secretary and Obama will have someone outside of the administration to blame. They do it all the time. Get someone to resign. Blame them for their incompetence. Take care of them in a new job. See Benghazi CIA guy. See Fast and Furious guys. They tried to do it with Lerner.


16 posted on 04/11/2014 7:01:53 AM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: LeoMcNeil

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.


17 posted on 04/11/2014 7:02:27 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Starstruck

Yep, that is the program. Lather, rinse, repeat.


18 posted on 04/11/2014 7:02:46 AM PDT by dforest
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To: bigbob
Who? Meet the new boss Same as the old boss

Who's Next?

19 posted on 04/11/2014 7:03:03 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: LeoMcNeil

The replacement is Burwell, Brownell, something like thak.

She was in charge of the gov. shutdowns of sites during the budget debacle.
Mt. Vernon, Pisgah Inn access, hwy shoulders that had a view of Mt. Rushmore.
Yeah, excited about the change. :^(


20 posted on 04/11/2014 7:03:07 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: LeoMcNeil
“Kathleen Sebelius is resigning. Sebelius must rank among the top 5 incompetent cabinet secretaries of all time”

She is by far the most incompetent Cabinet Secretary ever. She is just following orders from the Obama Administration. Nothing will get better. It will only get worse.

21 posted on 04/11/2014 7:04:12 AM PDT by detective
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To: LeoMcNeil

Only to be replaced with another incompetent.


22 posted on 04/11/2014 7:10:33 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: detective

Sebelius has served her purpose. I look for even Obama to subtly start letting the blame fall on her, meanwhile re-launching the Obamacare disaster with a new face at the helm. Sebelius won’t go under the bus like some, but she’ll end up with bus tire marks down her backside just the same.


23 posted on 04/11/2014 7:10:41 AM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: All

Her replacement: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/other/meet-sylvia-burwell-woman-who-ordered-government-shutdown-f8C11310667


24 posted on 04/11/2014 7:11:00 AM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals crazy!)
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To: LeoMcNeil

Why excerpt this blog?

Full Text:

Kathleen Sebelius is resigning. Sebelius must rank among the top 5 incompetent cabinet secretaries of all time. She should have resigned when the Obamacare website failed. Her agency had three years to put the website together and make sure it was up to snuff. That website has less traffic than Amazon and any number of online retailers. Yet it failed spectacularly. In fact, the website still fails on a regular basis. It remains difficult to sign up for Obamacare and it’s nearly impossible to cancel a policy on the website. The website alone ought to be enough for Sebelius to be fired. From a purely political standpoint, nothing caused Obama more grief than the Obamacare website.

Sebelius’ incompetence isn’t limited to the website. Obamacare was created in order to provide insurance to those who previously did not have it. You would think the administration might like to know how many previously uninsured Americans bought Obamacare policies. To date, Sebelius has no idea. How can it be that this administration didn’t keep track of how many people it helped via Obamacare? Is it so low that Sebelius is lying about not knowing the number? Maybe it really is as embarrassing as the under 1 million floated around a couple weeks ago. We know it isn’t 7 million as between 5-6 million previously insured had their policies canceled.

Most Democrats are thrilled to get rid of Sebelius. Her incompetence has been glaring for the last six months, thus creating re-election problems for any number of Democrat Congressmen and Senators. They won’t say that out loud though. We’re much more likely to hear that the Sebelius resignation is a sign of victory. She got Obamacare up and running in the face of supposedly unprecedented opposition and now she’s riding off into the sunset. They’re going to portray her as Ray Lewis winning the Super Bowl, going out a winner. The spin ought to be delicious. Reality though is that Sebelius was a disaster and most Democrats are thrilled to see her go away.

The President is likely to appoint Sylvia Burwell, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, as Sebelius replacement. There isn’t much out there on Burwell right now, you can bet that will change in the next few days. It’s pretty safe to say that her confirmation hearing will be a little on the testy side. Burwell is going to have to get five Republicans to vote for cloture, which could be a tough task depending on what comes out about her. You would hope one of the Republicans would ask her whether she believes deadlines laid out in the law are set in stone or mere suggestions. You would also hope she would be asked by what authority the executive branch unilaterally makes changes to this or any other law.

Burwell might be able to turn the website around, she might be able to fix some of the glaring customer service problems. What she isn’t going to be able to do is fix an unworkable program like Obamacare. This program was designed to force the uninsured to buy insurance. The uninsured aren’t buying. The cost of insurance under Obamacare have skyrocketed. Premiums have increased, deductibles are up substantially and coverage has decreased. Burwell isn’t going to be able to fix those problems. Then again, Sebelius set the bar so law that Burwell couldn’t possibly do a worse job.


25 posted on 04/11/2014 7:11:46 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: bigbob

She’s dumping that meager $200k/yr govt salary and heading for the real bucks in lobbying or consulting.


26 posted on 04/11/2014 7:13:31 AM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Former Proud Canadian
You are lucky they are so incompetent. Competent fascists are far more dangerous.

We should be so lucky if the IRS were equally incompetent in enforcing the fines.

27 posted on 04/11/2014 7:18:20 AM PDT by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: Former Proud Canadian

If loosing a couple of Trillion dollars is lucky?


28 posted on 04/11/2014 7:22:00 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Responsibility2nd

:-)

Beat me to it!


29 posted on 04/11/2014 7:26:10 AM PDT by Bartholomew Roberts
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

Exactly. Obama already has another crony, just as incompetent, lined up to take her spot.


30 posted on 04/11/2014 7:26:12 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: thackney; humblegunner

Thank you. I did not want to go to the blog.


31 posted on 04/11/2014 7:27:02 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: LeoMcNeil

Welcome to FreeRepublic.


32 posted on 04/11/2014 7:39:33 AM PDT by Carthego delenda est
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To: NEMDF; thackney; humblegunner; LeoMcNeil
"Thank you. I did not want to go to the blog."

But by not going to the blog, you might be missing out on this valuable offer!


33 posted on 04/11/2014 7:42:42 AM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: thackney
Burwell might be able to turn the website around, she might be able to fix some of the glaring customer service problems. What she isn’t going to be able to do is fix an unworkable program like Obamacare. This program was designed to force the uninsured to buy insurance. The uninsured aren’t buying. The cost of insurance under Obamacare have skyrocketed. Premiums have increased, deductibles are up substantially and coverage has decreased. Burwell isn’t going to be able to fix those problems. Then again, Sebelius set the bar so law that Burwell couldn’t possibly do a worse job.

Burwell isn't going to be able to convince doctors to take a 30% cut in pay. If she tries to force them, thousands will go Galt.

34 posted on 04/11/2014 7:43:58 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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To: LeoMcNeil

The fact that Sebelius “resigned”, and Obama “accepted her resignation”, makes him look worse than if he had summarily fired her. Doesn’t this just scream weakness?

NOBODY gets fired in this administration. It’s just surreal.


35 posted on 04/11/2014 7:45:05 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: shibumi
LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

If only the site had a link to "register for a free keyboard...(sigh).

36 posted on 04/11/2014 7:45:08 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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To: Night Hides Not
convince doctors to take a 30% cut in pay. If she tries to force them, hundreds of thousands will go Galt.
37 posted on 04/11/2014 7:45:52 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: LeoMcNeil

Gonna be VERY interesting to see how red and purple state Dem Senators up for re-election handle these confirmation hearings for her replacement.


38 posted on 04/11/2014 7:47:12 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Responsibility2nd

Hey, Kathie, babe....smudge on the forehead there.
What was that, Uniroyal radial?


39 posted on 04/11/2014 7:48:26 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: thackney
Thanks for the correction, FRiend.

Anecdotally, I was speaking with the dad of a boy that was on my sons' team last year. We've had several conversations, primarily over diabetes treatment.

I asked him how ACA was affecting his family practice. It's booming, he added a physician to handle the demand, but he doesn't take Medicaid or ACA. Red tape and low reimbursement rates were the two main factors.

He sees a day in the near future where doctors will be mandated to see Medicaid/ACA patients as a condition of licensing.

40 posted on 04/11/2014 7:50:30 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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To: Night Hides Not
He sees a day in the near future where doctors will be mandated to see Medicaid/ACA patients as a condition of licensing.

Likely true.

How fortunate for us licensing is by the state and we live in Texas.

41 posted on 04/11/2014 7:52:33 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: LeoMcNeil

It is simply not possible to perform competently when your boss is incompetent. Don’t judge her, judge BO.


42 posted on 04/11/2014 8:07:39 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (for)
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To: LeoMcNeil; Kartographer

How many of the following ten signs of incompetence did Mistress Sebelius show on a daily basis?

10 rules of an incompetent professional
LinkedIn ^ | 4/10/14 | Pedro Amador

Posted by Kartographer

I would like to share the best rules that place ignorance at the most unsuspected limits. I’m positive you’ll recognize someone close to you who appears to be a true professional but who, in reality, isn’t anything more than an unqualified beginner. These are, in my opinion the most important rules:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3143360/posts


43 posted on 04/11/2014 8:52:03 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( Herr Obama cannot divert resources from his war on Americans!)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
Competent fascists would have "perfected" government health care by now. You would be lining up and receiving health care according to your ethnic and political backgrounds.

The national socialists who ran Germany in the 1930's were competent fascists. Consider yourself lucky.

44 posted on 04/11/2014 9:01:45 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Cruz/Palin 2016)
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To: thackney
Likely true. How fortunate for us licensing is by the state and we live in Texas.

I'm sure the feds can get around that if they want. For example, HHS could mandate that any hospital which receives federal monies of any sort (grants, Medicare/Medicaid/ACA payments, etc.) can allow privileges to only doctors who accept Medicaid/ACA patients. It would be almost impossible to find a hospital which doesn't receive some sort of federal monies and there are very few doctors who would surrender their hospital privileges.

45 posted on 04/11/2014 9:07:00 AM PDT by CommerceComet (Ignore the GOP-e. Cruz to victory in 2016.)
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To: unixfox
She gives a speech claiming there are now 7.5 million enrollees in Obamcare. On the same day she resigns. So now the MSM and the pResident can claim she actually exceeded their goals and everything is running along just hunky dorey. The lapdogs will be slobbering all over her resignation speech. Watch.

Completely ignoring that despite the threat of punishment for not complying, the number of uninsured is essentially the same as it was in 2008.

46 posted on 04/11/2014 9:12:07 AM PDT by kevkrom (I'm not an unreasonable man... well, actually, I am. But hear me out anyway.)
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To: LeoMcNeil

How can you say that?

I understand that she got a looooooooong standing ovation at the WH.

Doesn’t that count for anything?


47 posted on 04/11/2014 10:59:08 AM PDT by 353FMG
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To: LeoMcNeil

10’s of millions of people’s healthcare wrecked because of the democrats. They gave her a standing ovation.
When she gave her resignation speech she forgot a page.

In short her speech crashed just like the obamacare website.!


48 posted on 04/11/2014 11:35:36 AM PDT by minnesota_bound
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