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‘The President needs you’: Meet the three Canadians who helped save Healthcare.gov
Financial Post ^ | June 21, 2014 | Armina Ligaya

Posted on 06/22/2014 10:53:08 AM PDT by rickmichaels

In late November, Stephanie Van Dyk got a cryptic call from her boss at Google.

She noticed Mikey Dickerson, a site reliability engineer, hadn’t been at their Mountain View, Calif. office lately. Now he was calling her from an unknown location with this request: “Your country needs you.”

Ms. Van Dyk, who is from Vancouver, jokingly said: “I don’t think you’re talking about my country.”

He laughed, then said: “Fine, fine — the President needs you.”

That’s how Ms. Van Dyk became one of three Canadians who were part of the so-called “tech surge”: a group of the best and brightest techies rounded up to resuscitate HealthCare.gov, the website where uninsured Americans could sign up for health coverage.

(Excerpt) Read more at business.financialpost.com ...


TOPICS: Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: 0carenightmare; obamacarewebsite

1 posted on 06/22/2014 10:53:08 AM PDT by rickmichaels
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To: rickmichaels

Oh... it’s saved? how nice


2 posted on 06/22/2014 10:53:44 AM PDT by Mr. K (Palin/Cruz 2016)
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To: Mr. K

I was thinking the same thing. I didn’t get the memo or see the 30 second sound bite on “The Evening News with Ken and Barbie” telling me that ObamaCare had been “saved”.


3 posted on 06/22/2014 10:56:11 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Feed the wacko enrviromentalists to the starving polar bears.)
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To: rickmichaels

Canadians? The the thousands who streamed across the Michigan border to have angioplasties because they could wait the 9+ months it would have taken to have in their own country? Oh, good....I am SO relieved.


4 posted on 06/22/2014 10:56:13 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: rickmichaels
“Your country needs you.”

America now belongs to the canucks? I thought Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador were taking over. The Kenyan is the canucks' "president"? I guess I can believe that.

5 posted on 06/22/2014 11:01:20 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Feed the wacko enrviromentalists to the starving polar bears.)
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To: rickmichaels

I guess American computer guys were too stupid to fix it.


6 posted on 06/22/2014 11:03:16 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Feed the wacko enrviromentalists to the starving polar bears.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Thanks a lot Canada. Keep your lefty degenerates within your borders. We have more than enough of those losers here already.


7 posted on 06/22/2014 11:10:18 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: rickmichaels
The Google Obamacare bailout.
8 posted on 06/22/2014 11:28:12 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Estrogen causes websites to crash.


9 posted on 06/22/2014 11:30:56 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: rickmichaels

Because there was no one in Silicon Valley who could handle the problem?

Or because everyone in Silicon Valley knows there’s no actual solution, and he had to go to a foreign country to find someone to front the scan of “fixing” something that was designed to BE broken?


10 posted on 06/22/2014 11:34:32 AM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Talisker

scan = scam


11 posted on 06/22/2014 11:35:56 AM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Well .. maybe not .. it seems they have done a good job destroying all the IRS data.

Maybe we should check to see if any of them are Canadians.


12 posted on 06/22/2014 11:41:28 AM PDT by The Final Harvest (True the Vote: MY AMERICA, "... I'm terrified it's slipping away.")
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To: CyberAnt

Wasn’t it a Canadian company that built the damn website in the first place? I can’t remember for sure but I think I read that somewhere.


13 posted on 06/22/2014 11:44:50 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Feed the wacko enrviromentalists to the starving polar bears.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Geeeee .. I remember that the people who owned the company were PERSONAL friends of Michelle Obama.

But, it does sound familiar that they were from Canada. And .. they used to be here in USA (Chicago), but moved to Canada after the collapse of their former company.

Geeeee .. Was there some major problem with their previous company ..?? Evidently, they didn’t do a good job.

So, the ties to Michelle had to be the only thing recommending them .. OR ..... were they hired specifically to screw up the whole system ..?? Because, we all know the admin wants SINGLE PAYER. So if the ObamaCare website works flawlessly that would not allow them to have single payer .. so messing with it and making it unusable plays right into the program.

YES, THIS ADMIN IS THIS DEVIOUS AND DECEIPTFUL.


14 posted on 06/22/2014 12:29:19 PM PDT by The Final Harvest (True the Vote: MY AMERICA, "... I'm terrified it's slipping away.")
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To: rickmichaels

a pox on all of them


15 posted on 06/22/2014 1:03:11 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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