Skip to comments.Bill Daley: Firing Sebelius Like Firing Captain Of The Titanic
Posted on 10/24/2013 10:09:34 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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B/C Rham's bro, Dr Ezekiel Emanuel, is supposedly the (gag) brains behind O/Care.
Things will be so screwed up by Christmas that millions will cry out for relief. Rather than eliminate 0bamacare, the plan will emerge for a full scale push to put all the unfortunates into an already existing government plan that will take care of them. That will be either Medicare or Medicaid. People will then be charged a "fee" on a sliding scale according to their income. The system is in place and the IRS is in business with lots of new helpers.
So, the setup and structure already exists for the 'fix'. That is why the website was never intended to work and in fact was deliberately sabotaged by HHS.
As the current disaster can't be fixed with any amount of tinkering, the hue and cry will arise there is already a solution in the wings and it's in place. Of course, it is the big government one.
Don't expect the hapless GOP to be able to stand against the immense pressure of millions of frantic Americans demanding the government do something as they lose their insurance or their current rates skyrocket to unsupportable levels! The din and pressure will be unbearable for the already beaten weakfish in the GOP to resist.
There is a Savior on a white horse, and he is already riding this way with a solution. He just hasn't galloped over the hill yet...
Seeing her fade away in frigid waters from hypothermia makes for a nice thought.
Yep, just like when DiCaprio finally bought it in the movie.
Can her ass.
Ezekiel Jonathan “Zeke” Emanuel (born 1957) is an American bioethicist and fellow at the nonprofit bioethics research institute The Hastings Center and is a proponent of a voucher-based universal health care.
Currently, Emanuel is acting as Special Advisor for Health Policy to Peter Orszag, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget. The Office of Management and Budget’s role is to assist the White House in the preparation and administration of the federal budget.
In articles and in his book Healthcare, Guaranteed, Emanuel said that universal health care could be guaranteed by replacing employer paid health care insurance, Medicaid and Medicare with health care vouchers funded by a value-added tax. His plan would allow patients to keep the same doctor even if they change jobs or insurance plans. He would reduce co-payments for preventive care and tax or ban junk food from schools.
In an article co-written by Ezekiel Emanuel and Victor Fuchs, Emanuel co-wrote that employer-based health insurance has “inefficiencies and inequities”, that Medicaid is “second-class” and that insuring more people without replacing those systems would be to build on a “broken system”. He said, “in the short run they require ever more money to cover the uninsured, and in the long run the unabated rise in health costs will quickly revive the problem of the uninsured.” He suggested that a federal agency be created to test the effectiveness of new health care technology.
In a Washington Post article Emanuel co-wrote with Shannon Brownlee, Emanuel described our health care system as “truly dysfunctional, often chaotic”, “spectacularly wasteful” and “expensive”.
The US health care system is considered a dysfunctional mess. Conventional wisdom has been turned on its head. If a politician declares that the United States has the best health care system in the world today, he or she looks clueless rather than patriotic or authoritative.
Ezekiel Emanuel, a noted oncologist, has helped advise the Obama administration in its effort to create an economic system larger than Frances economy to distribute health care services to over 300 million people. Together, those facts encapsulate the essence of our federal government: hopelessly overextended, devoid of caution and chock full of hubris. If that isnt succinct enough to signal the coming disaster that will be Obamacare, then Emanuels recent column in the Wall Street Journal should tip the balance.
Coincidentally, the column was about me, or, more appropriately, about a class of the peasantry to which Doctor Emanuel has assigned me. That group, which he calls Young Invincibles, consists of American men under the age of 35 who havent purchased health insurance and, worse, dont think they should.
In a refreshingly honest appraisal, Emanuel admits that Obamacare will virtually self-destruct if my demographic doesnt come to its senses. The program depends on the full participation of the American citizenry. Every testosterone-soaked Young Invincible who doesnt sign up for Obamacare will cause prices to increase. The increased prices will drive other citizens away. In the end, Obamacare will serve only the very poor (who pay subsidized rates), the very sick (who are expensive to care for) and the very old.
Bad management plagues Obamacare: Ex-Obama advisor
Published: Friday, 25 Oct 2013
The technology problems with the federal Obamacare website were a function of poor management and implementation, said Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, former special advisor on health policy to President Barack Obama.
“The people who were in charge did not assemble a good team and assemble the team that has competency in the exact area you need,” Emanuel told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Friday. The bioethicist was part of the president’s health care reform team for two years until January 2011 and is the brother of former Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.
The goal has to be an “Amazon-like shopping experience,” he stressed, as the process moves forward to fix the glitches with Healthcare.govthe federally operated health insurance online store, serving the 36 states that are not operating their own.
"Soon as I polish my penny loafers, I'm
going shopping at Bed, Bath and Beyond."
Yes, let’s stay stuck on stupid.
If they are shutting down the program... Yes, don’t fire her.
If they are going to spend massive amounts of new money on the program... Then replace her immediately.
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The point about Obamacide has been made. For the rest, let me quote Senator Cruz:
I consider that theory the Bad Samaritan theory. Basically, inflict a bunch of harm on the American people and hope we benefit politically from it. What a terrible, cynical approach. I am not interested in seeing the American people suffer just because my party might benefit politically if they blame the Democrats for the foolish policies that have been imposed. Senator Ted Cruz
I liken Obamacare to the tragic flight of Soyuz 1. The soviets knowingly launched a spacecraft so full of problems it would have been a miracle if it had succeeded. Anyway, Soyuz 1 was launched and immediately problems arose. The longer it was up the more problems came up. The order to land was given and the last major failure reared its ugly head and Vladimir Komarov crashed and burned at 400 mph.
That’s how this entire fiasco is going to end up. We are all going to be like Komarov. We are all going to crash and burn. The ending will not be pretty.
“The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.”
shouldn’t that be the SS Obama as it’s a civilian ship?
shouldnt that be the SS Obama as its a civilian ship?
Yes, just paint the SS on as stylized lighting bolts as graphics to get the right ambiance
“Did the captain of the Titanic live to tell about it?”
Well, no, but at least he didn’t get fired. ;-)
criminal negligence going back to when S’Bilious showed us how to blow our noses on our shirt sleeves——to keep flu from spreading. I knew fershure the chick was pure hillbilly then. Then I heard her talk, which she can’t do without catch phrases, pretty much like that other world class dumbass Caroline Kennedy. At least we’re getting them all in one place now.
Actually, Obama is Captain Smith, and hes bringing the Titanic back around for another try at the iceberg.
Now, why did the name Jamie Brockett pop into my mind?
Titanic. Drugs. Iceberg. Sink. “I’m gonna MOOOOOOVE this baby!!!!”
I say let her stay. She’s doing a bang up job.
Precisely! If the good Captain had not gone down with his ship he would have been fired and quite possibly charged criminally. In any case White Star Lines would never would have given him another ship. Perhaps she is on a sinking ship but it wont take he life... Really stupid analogy IMHO!
Actually the United States right now is the Titanic after it hits the iceberg with Obamacare acting as a nuclear bomb dropped on top in the guise of trying to save it.
She is MORE like the Captain of the boat that ran aground in Italy! Remember the one who ‘fell’ into the lifeboat?
I think we should hold her underwater so the Titanic analogy can be complete.
Obongo is the one that needs to be fired.
and keeping her on would be like taking the captain of the Titanic and giving him another ship that he could run into another iceberg
Obama firing Sebilius would be like Hitler firing Himmler.
actually she is more like the captain of the Exxon Valdez
This sibelius subhuman is more like the captain of the Sh**-Sandwich Express.
Agree totally, and like Capt. Smith she should go down with the ship of obamaumaocare— into the abyss. Class A incompetence of a level not exposed properly before this. Hitlery right up there with her. Sebelius’ unwed name was Gilligan— Gilligan’s healthcare-how apropos. The ruling class of elitist incompetents, arrogant and stupid like an idiot breed of apparatchiks for the king odingo.
Leave her in place— she got it this far— she will screw it up further and will also run her mouth while she does. Fodder, and campaign video stock quotes.
I saw ij another place that the gal in charge of the Obamacare thing, the executive for the American branch of the Canadian company, is a school chum of Michelle la Belle. But of course, no one will talk about this example of croneyism.
Did Lincoln do this? I think he just made Grant Lt-General of the America, a rank higher than Halleck, and equal to that of George Washington in 1799.
I posted the Daily Caller story about that on FB today. Had several liberals squealing about it. Bush did it, Halliburton, Halliburton, Daily Caller is a right-wing web-site, waah, waah....
That story about the No-Bid contract and the boss being Michelle’s college bud is very effective. It puts their holier than thou, hopey changey excrement into the latrine where it belongs. The Left knows their old saw about the republicans and the ‘system’ being corrupt while they are the good people is nonsense. I challenged my ‘friends’ hard and did not allow their cronyism to get muddled in with past issues that are not related to Obamacare.
Liberals never hold up well to scrutiny because they believe their cause to be pure and above question. Pressure, the kind that Cruz, Lee, Paul, Gohmert Steve King (not Peter) apply, is like water to the wicked witch. We need to keep the pressure on. This will collapse.
If of them can defend their views rationally. The believe this or that believe that because all good people think this or that. Good “ means them and their friends.
Every time I see Sebelius, I think she is a “Fright to Remember”.
Good also means their ‘cause’. They have a twisted notion of good, as it must come from government mandate. They know that their ‘good’ does not hold up against freedom because their views defy and deny freedom.
Sibelius was confirmed by the Senate. It is settled that she is (and will continue to be) Secretary of HHS.
Unless, of course, she is deemed to be incompetent.
Are you sure she has been ex-communicated??? If so, good for that Bishop.
BINGO!!! Now THAT would be Punishment enough!!!!!!
If she ends up like Captain Smith, It's all good.
Plus, it would help America feel better.
He took Halleck’s position away from him and gave it to Grant.
Of course firing her will help. It will remove someone who made such horrible decisions affecting significant portions of the economy from making more horrible decisions.
It’s just a glitch!