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Affordable Care Act site taken down, Experts working to fix glitches
WOOD-8 TV News ^ | October 19, 2013

Posted on 10/19/2013 7:02:32 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - The Affordable Care Act website will be taken down this weekend so experts can try to fix some of the glitches in the system.

24 Hour News 8 also spoke with Representative Fred Upton about the website.

"They're worried about their personal information and that this is a hackers delight and not secure. Secondly, there's already been millions of stories now that show sites aren't ready and people aren't ready to navigate them," said Upton.

(Excerpt) Read more at woodtv.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: failure; obamacare; rinocare
Forward!!
1 posted on 10/19/2013 7:02:32 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Glitches are racist.


2 posted on 10/19/2013 7:03:53 AM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

It doesn’t “have glitches”, it *is* a glitch.


3 posted on 10/19/2013 7:04:22 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: goodwithagun

While you’re at it can you just go ahead and take The Affordable Healthcare Act down too?


4 posted on 10/19/2013 7:05:09 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

sonofaglitch


5 posted on 10/19/2013 7:05:31 AM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The sites are haunted by the ghosts of the fallen soldiers who were denied a proper burial by Obama.


6 posted on 10/19/2013 7:06:38 AM PDT by allendale
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Any repair work they do will probably ensure the new voters are registered in duplicate just like the insurance enrollees.


7 posted on 10/19/2013 7:08:49 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Enough with the Politics Of Glitch

My husband has assured me that this just a temporary thing.


8 posted on 10/19/2013 7:09:01 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: bigheadfred

Now that the site doesn’t work, everybody can just send in the $95 tax. Wasn’t that the goal in the first place?


9 posted on 10/19/2013 7:10:30 AM PDT by abclily
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To: abclily
Now that the site doesn’t work, everybody can just send in the $95 tax.

It's only $95 if you're poor. If you're middle class it's 1% of your income the first year, double that the second...

10 posted on 10/19/2013 7:13:32 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

11 posted on 10/19/2013 7:17:15 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

At what point is it no longer a ‘glitch’ but rather a ‘complete failure’?


12 posted on 10/19/2013 7:17:36 AM PDT by VideoPaul
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
Bummer /s

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Michigan legislative action thread
13 posted on 10/19/2013 7:17:42 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
It's not a glitch, it's a feature.

CC

14 posted on 10/19/2013 7:19:31 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: abclily

15 posted on 10/19/2013 7:19:34 AM PDT by caww
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

How long before we see this headline: Obama Says our Health Care System Hacked Hints it’s Extreme Right Wingers.


16 posted on 10/19/2013 7:21:33 AM PDT by RetSignman (As Goes America, So Goes the World. A Communist America, A Communist World.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

No doubt they’ll get it working perfectly by Monday...


17 posted on 10/19/2013 7:22:35 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

But what about those that have to work during the week and only have time off during the weekend to try to register for this required program. Aren’t single women and children hurt the most?


18 posted on 10/19/2013 7:24:52 AM PDT by Lockbox
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Can’t be fixed.


19 posted on 10/19/2013 7:32:45 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: RetSignman

What they’re going to do is “fix” it by going full compulsory socialized medicine.


20 posted on 10/19/2013 7:35:45 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Celtic Conservative

LOL! That’s awesome!


21 posted on 10/19/2013 7:39:00 AM PDT by CityCenter (Resist Obamacare!)
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To: RetSignman

“Obama Says our Health Care System Hacked Hints it’s Extreme Right Wingers.”

Led by “terrorist” and “hostage taker” Ted bin laden.


22 posted on 10/19/2013 7:48:21 AM PDT by Heart of Georgia
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To: VideoPaul

About the same time the government declares Amtrak, the Post Office, Social Security, Head Start, and the gazillion welfare programs “failures.”

The government does not have failures. It simply didn’t spend enough. If only us stingy curmudgeons had not denied them what they need, everything would be working swimmingly.


23 posted on 10/19/2013 7:49:36 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

It’ll be ready in 24 business hours!


24 posted on 10/19/2013 7:51:54 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Forewarned!


25 posted on 10/19/2013 7:53:08 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Obamacare is nothing more than a trillion dollar slush fund for WH insiders and cronies.
INCONVENIENT FACTOID one story surfaced last week that the same crew that got the $634 million contract for the DOA ObamaCare website were former data/media/social media suckups from the Obama campaign.

INCONVENIENT FACTOID Includes suckup Toni Townes-Whitley, Senior Vice President at CGI Federal for Civilian Agency programs, Princeton Class of 1985-—same dumbed-down class as Michelle Obama. Both are members of Association of Black Princeton Alumni.


26 posted on 10/19/2013 7:57:50 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Taken down? How can you “take down” a site that hasn’t worked previously?


27 posted on 10/19/2013 7:58:31 AM PDT by randita
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Next I predict the Chocolate Fuhrer will decree a one year moratorium on the requirement to enroll. He will do this to show those Tea Party upstarts who is in charge. He will do by decree what the Republicans tried to legislate in a naked display of power.


28 posted on 10/19/2013 8:00:49 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I have a couple of questions. After spending hundreds of millions of dollars on computers and software are their really glitches or is this another manufactured crisis? You know you can’t let a crisis go by without doing something. Our government deals with one emergency after another. And that seems to be the way they rule. It is very hard to believe that something of this importance to this administration can be so screwed up. The people in this administration are nowhere inept. They are they shrewd like foxes? I believe there is something else cooking in the kettle. Is this something that needs fixed so everyone will get on the same page and fix it? Or is all of this just a smoke screen to keep other things off the table? I don’t believe this is an anomaly.


29 posted on 10/19/2013 8:14:08 AM PDT by GTM01
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Fix the glitches like you would fix a tomcat.


30 posted on 10/19/2013 8:29:44 AM PDT by Scrambler Bob ( Concerning bo -- that refers to the president. If I capitalize it, I mean the dog.)
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To: GTM01

That’s what I’ve been thinking too...do they not want the bad press about deductabiles, lack of Dr.’s etc? Or something else? This seems purposeful..single-payer here we come! sooner than I thought.


31 posted on 10/19/2013 8:53:06 AM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: GTM01

They may know a lot about community organizing but they don’t know squat about IT. I sincerely believe they think they can just say “do it” and voila, it will be done. A system such as this is extremely complex, with scores of interfaces. I have no doubt the requirements were very late and crappy, or non-existent. The best development team in the world couldn’t make a silk purse out of this sow’s ear.


32 posted on 10/19/2013 8:54:03 AM PDT by informavoracious (Of course I want people to have healthcare, I just didn't know I was the one who would be paying...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Glitches? And the Titanic had a small leak, right?


33 posted on 10/19/2013 9:02:01 AM PDT by GOPJ (Self-respect is the root of discipline...dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself-Heschel)
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To: RetSignman
How long before we see this headline: Obama Says our Health Care System Hacked Hints it’s Extreme Right Wingers

LOL. I just posted on another thread that the website should be Cloward-Piven'ed.

34 posted on 10/19/2013 9:16:42 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Producing Talk Show Prep since 1998.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Even assuming the site were working perfectly, what would be the effect of people actually seeing the plans available (fat deductibles) and high prices?

I suspect it would be an aftershock bigger than the initial earthquake.

Evidently, a lot of folks don’t yet know the pricing going into effect.


35 posted on 10/19/2013 9:22:58 AM PDT by DeFault User
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To: GTM01

The plan is to allow Obamacare/RINOcare to destroy the private healthcare delivery system so the only practical solution is a single-payor government plan. Should only take a couple of years comrade. Forward!!


36 posted on 10/19/2013 9:29:26 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Comment at the site:

“After he (Cruz)and the TEATARDS p issed away $24,000,000,000 FOR NOTHING he desearvess lots of credit for shutting down the government so they couldn’t continue to work on these types of things.”


37 posted on 10/19/2013 9:36:40 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

Not surprising to see hateful comments from the left. I have family members who may have written that.


38 posted on 10/19/2013 10:04:41 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I am going to shut down my time machine this weekend to make some adjustments, too.


39 posted on 10/19/2013 12:01:46 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (-)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"Secondly, there's already been millions of stories now that show sites aren't ready and people aren't ready to navigate them,"

That's a good line, false of course, but a clever shift of the blame. Having tried in many state websites to navigate the software (call me an ObamaCare enthusiast, but I try to join up in just about every state daily), I'm amused at the idea that the problem is the suckers not being ready to navigate. No one can navigate a site that loads an error screen so consistently.

40 posted on 10/19/2013 12:22:30 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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