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Franken: Fed Health Care Site Getting Better
minnesota.cbslocal.com ^ | October 25 1013 | Unattributed

Posted on 10/25/2013 1:58:46 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey

U.S. Sen. Al Franken, a strong supporter of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, said Thursday that it’s too early to extend enrollment deadlines or delay insurance mandates despite ongoing problems with the federal exchange.

Speaking to the media after meeting in St. Paul with medical device company officials, the Minnesota Democrat said ongoing technical problems with the federal health insurance website are “inexcusable.” But Franken said he thinks they’re getting better.


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1 posted on 10/25/2013 1:58:46 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey
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To: MeshugeMikey

Franken back on coke again?


2 posted on 10/25/2013 2:00:30 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Did he go on and sign up?


3 posted on 10/25/2013 2:01:02 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: MeshugeMikey; MinuteGal; vette6387; mazda77; MamaDearest; JLAGRAYFOX; seekthetruth; Nachum; ...

He needs a DeathCare VooDoo doctor, ya think?

Doesn’t matter if the website works or not as there won’t be doctors or hospitals willing to take the crapola.


4 posted on 10/25/2013 2:01:44 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: MeshugeMikey
LIES ... And The Lying Liars Who Tell Them


5 posted on 10/25/2013 2:02:25 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Imagine Stuart SmileyCare

all TALK Therapy.....


6 posted on 10/25/2013 2:02:42 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

I think hes been snorting BOTOX.......


7 posted on 10/25/2013 2:03:15 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Proud2BeRight

I doubt that he will be forthcoming enough to mention such minute details..

Hes not good enough Nor Smart ENOUGH.......


8 posted on 10/25/2013 2:04:39 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Does Franken still claim to be a comedian. Because I’m LMAO.


9 posted on 10/25/2013 2:05:08 PM PDT by meatloaf
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To: MeshugeMikey; Liz; AT7Saluki

10 posted on 10/25/2013 2:05:19 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Would some of the great Freepers in MN PLEASE tell me there is a Pubbie that can run and win against this dork in 2014.


11 posted on 10/25/2013 2:05:42 PM PDT by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: MeshugeMikey

It ain’t just about the web portal! It’s about the premium costs. It about the impending catastrophic affect on health care service access and quality. This is only the begining of the troubles.

Remember Obama said that families will see a $2,500 reduction in health care premiums?

Remember Obama said that if you liked your health care coverage you could keep it?

The web portal, although emblimatic of Obamacare, is just the start of the woes. And note just who the Democrat cheerleaders are. They are the ones who will safely be reelected. What does that tell you?


12 posted on 10/25/2013 2:05:46 PM PDT by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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To: Servant of the Cross

America Elected an Actor President

Minnesota an alleged Comedian... as Senator...

whos next in line to LIE about ObamaScare?

was there a LOTTERY to win a “good” place.....in LINE?

what will Mother SHeehan have to say about it?


13 posted on 10/25/2013 2:07:21 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Don’t worry about that Grizzly bear behind you ,he just wants to play


14 posted on 10/25/2013 2:08:39 PM PDT by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: MeshugeMikey
I feel Happy !!!!

I Feel Happy !!!!

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15 posted on 10/25/2013 2:09:24 PM PDT by Zeneta
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To: MeshugeMikey

The real disaster hasn’t happened yet.

An important but almost totally ignored fact, is that the complexity of the web site is only a fraction of the complexity of managing the actual ObamaCare program itself.

If the socialists cannot do any better than this on a relatively simple web site, imagine the disaster waiting to happen when people, doctors, hospitals and other health care providers have to rely on more complex government software to actually administer ObamaCare health care.


16 posted on 10/25/2013 2:11:03 PM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don't need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

17 posted on 10/25/2013 2:11:59 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Delay the delay?


18 posted on 10/25/2013 2:12:58 PM PDT by OLDCU
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To: MeshugeMikey
it's good enough it's smart enough and gosh darn it, people just liked getting fu**ed in the a$$ by the government.
19 posted on 10/25/2013 2:13:13 PM PDT by Farnsworth (One Big Assed Mistake America)
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To: MeshugeMikey

No doubt about it...Klobuchar’s the comedian of the MN Senatorial delegation.


20 posted on 10/25/2013 2:14:52 PM PDT by Night Hides Not (The Tea Party was the earthquake, and Chick Fil A the tsunami...100's of aftershocks to come.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I agree Al. As a matter of fact, lets double-down on the penalty and go to 2% right off the bat.


21 posted on 10/25/2013 2:14:53 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: Iron Munro

Just wait until Obamacare meets the Iranian version of STUXNET.

Good Grief, what could possibly go wrong?


22 posted on 10/25/2013 2:16:32 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: RightGeek

Is that Chip Diller......or Jay Carney?


23 posted on 10/25/2013 2:18:29 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: meatloaf

Can you imagine having that guy as your Senator? Holy shet! I use to live in New York and have Hillary as mine, I thought that was bad but Franken? What? It must be like having Alec Baldwin as my Senator. Kill me now!


24 posted on 10/25/2013 2:19:34 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

“Getting Better?” Reminds of the “Bring out yer dead” scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail, where the supposedly dead guy claims “I’m getting better,” just before they whack him over the head with a club and toss him on the wagon with all the other dead bodies.


25 posted on 10/25/2013 2:20:35 PM PDT by MCH
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To: MeshugeMikey

Is it getting more secure? Nobody with even half a brain would trust their personal information on that mess.


26 posted on 10/25/2013 2:21:23 PM PDT by grania
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To: MeshugeMikey

He thinks. Don’t that give you confidence.


27 posted on 10/25/2013 2:22:50 PM PDT by DeWalt (Times are more like they used to be than they are today.)
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To: MCH
the clueless spokespuddles are lined up and READY to SHOVEL






28 posted on 10/25/2013 2:23:00 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: MeshugeMikey
Franken: Fed Health Care Site Getting Better

"....and Leon's getting l-a-a-arger."

29 posted on 10/25/2013 2:23:35 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Iron Munro
...an important but totally ignored fact....

Here's another one. The coverage is through insurance companies. It sure is going to be fun when insurance companies say "it's not covered" by a policy they were forced to buy, or were given for free by the government. These aren't government bureaucrats the insured will have to deal with; their people working for insurance companies that plan to make a profit.

And won't it be fun when people decide they can't afford the insurance and stop paying? Will that be a way out of Obamacare, or will they be assessed a fine they can't afford?

30 posted on 10/25/2013 2:26:06 PM PDT by grania
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To: Night Hides Not

Yeah, but she makes good hotdish and her dad was famous in the Twin Cities, so that’s all that matters.


31 posted on 10/25/2013 2:30:08 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: MCH

BINGO!!

I dont think al has that kind os a sense of humor ...sadly.


32 posted on 10/25/2013 2:38:08 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: grania

given that theres not even a CLAIM of expectation of Privacy.....I refuse to visit whatevers goin on there..


33 posted on 10/25/2013 2:39:15 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Still trying to be funny, I see.


34 posted on 10/25/2013 2:40:39 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Obama: A dark spot in this country's history.)
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To: grania

That’s my question. There are no doubt people struggling to get by now, what will happen when their rates double. The IRS takes money out of their accounts. Car payment checks bounce. Cars become re-possessed. If people don’t pay, and just have an ever mounting debt to the IRS, what happens then? There was a perceived problem with healthcare system in this country not because healthcare insurance was unavailable, but because the premiums costs too much. Obamacare has not addressed this at all. It has, in fact, it has exacerbated the problem.


35 posted on 10/25/2013 2:42:12 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: DeWalt
My blood pressure has gone down....I feel far more refreshed than prior to reading this Alert ...

I really need to THANK Him For Sharing...




36 posted on 10/25/2013 2:42:23 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Old Yeller

ahaha another opening another show

dont its just make yer ole heart glow.

Obamacare..mmm good!


37 posted on 10/25/2013 2:44:13 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: RightGeek

isnt that Mother Sheehans son casey?


38 posted on 10/25/2013 2:45:40 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: Iron Munro

they wont reveal the amount of code that would need to be cobbled together for a functional fornt end...and “rear end”..

its a complete dud...from line one on through the end.


39 posted on 10/25/2013 2:47:23 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

I’m not sure who has the worst senator. Manchin ain’t no prize. The NRA took out ads slamming him and he isn’t up for re-election until 2018!

Manchin is a beneficiary of mob connections in WV. At least one of his buddies locally is rumored, yeah right, to be heavily involved in the drug business.

Manchin probably figures he’s got quite a few years to redeem himself. the real problem is the group in WV that controls the GOP party has its head so far up its ass, there’s no hope of a successful extraction.


40 posted on 10/25/2013 2:51:46 PM PDT by meatloaf
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To: OLDCU

Yup. Delay the Delay til after Nov 8 then delay a year. after the election ya know.


41 posted on 10/25/2013 2:59:18 PM PDT by HeartlandOfAmerica (OCare: 500 million lines of code (it took just 500 thousand lines of code to send a rover to Mars))
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To: MeshugeMikey
Franken: Fed Health Care Site Getting Better

"....it can't get no worse." /Beatles

42 posted on 10/25/2013 3:10:54 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: MeshugeMikey

One thing about computers is that a well functioning computer system allows you to make mistakes a lot faster.


43 posted on 10/25/2013 3:17:58 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Mike Darancette

Indeed they can....and in my case have..

I tried hacking the working system software.....on my first MAC...

thats right I was fiddling around with stuff while it the system I was working on was running the machine.


44 posted on 10/25/2013 3:21:45 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: dfwgator
AL is rumored to have gotten his buddies at IBS....the job fixing the Obamacare website..and they have ALREADY mistakenly shut down the NSA site...




45 posted on 10/25/2013 3:24:01 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: grania


46 posted on 10/25/2013 3:27:47 PM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don't need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: grania

What is going to be fun is when someone breaks an arm and the hospital asks them for the deductible amount.


47 posted on 10/25/2013 3:29:02 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Iron Munro

Ever see “St. Gods Hospital” in the movie Idiocracy?


48 posted on 10/25/2013 3:35:01 PM PDT by When do we get liberated? (A socialist is a communist who realizes he must suck at the tit of Capitalism.)
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To: eyedigress
"Franken: Fed Health Care Site Getting Better"

That poop comes straight from the horse's...


49 posted on 10/26/2013 6:11:29 AM PDT by clearcarbon
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