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Zero Oregon Obamacare Enrollees After Four Months and $305 Million
Breitbart ^ | 18 March, 2014 | Robert Wilde

Posted on 03/21/2014 6:13:05 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota

More than four months after its scheduled launch and despite receiving $305 million in federal grants and spending at least $160 million on the website, Cover Oregon has not enrolled anyone.

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) and other leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee wrote a letter to the General Accountability Office, stating, "The catastrophic breakdown of Cover Oregon is unacceptable, and taxpayers deserve accountability."

The letter notes that the Obamacare federal exchange, HealthCare.gov, and the various state exchanges "have encountered numerous problems." Yet, according to Walden, Cover Oregon, the healthcare exchange for the state of Oregon, may have won the booby prize.

"Although the rollout of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has been problematic nationwide, no state has had more complications than Oregon," Walden and the other congressmen wrote. "Oregon's state exchange website, Cover Oregon, has been such a technological failure that even now, months after the start of the open enrollment period, the site is unable to enroll anyone."

It is likely the GAO probe will be granted, considering that GAO staff workers helped Congressman Walden craft the wording of the letter. According to a GAO spokesman, this is believed to be the first time legislators have asked for a federal investigation of an Obamacare exchange run by an individual state.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: obamacare
Your tax dollars at work!

Fed's spend $305 Million taxpayer's dollars to promote a scheme to spend taxpayer's dollars and they FAIL!

1 posted on 03/21/2014 6:13:05 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Bunch of racists.


2 posted on 03/21/2014 6:15:09 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: LucianOfSamasota

Unreal. That’s like a ball player winning the triple crown every year for twenty years kind of amazing.


3 posted on 03/21/2014 6:30:42 AM PDT by Tulane
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To: LucianOfSamasota

How much is that per enrollee?


4 posted on 03/21/2014 6:34:46 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

Infiniti.


5 posted on 03/21/2014 6:36:59 AM PDT by mykroar (We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again. - Nathanael Greene)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Maybe that POS Øbama should threaten Oregon and draw a line to teach us a lesson. . ?


6 posted on 03/21/2014 6:39:06 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd
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To: Paladin2

Cost is no object to our community minded organizer!

He’s here to assure we have the best government money can buy.

(I’m just not sure I can afford the government he has in mind).


7 posted on 03/21/2014 6:43:04 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: ├čudda├čudd
Zero enrollees! Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa. $305,000,000,000.00 ...and no one is in prison? EPIC LIB/DIM criminal FAIL.
8 posted on 03/21/2014 6:44:45 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

No amount of logic or reason was going to sway the Obamacare supporters.

We told you it was going to suck. Embrace the suck.


9 posted on 03/21/2014 6:45:17 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: Salvation

Oregon ping


10 posted on 03/21/2014 6:50:23 AM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

No one will be held accountable.


11 posted on 03/21/2014 6:55:18 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: hal ogen

...............I don’t often give deep, deep blue Oregon any credit! But, wow, they’ve got this fraudulent Zerocare all figured out! Good for them!


12 posted on 03/21/2014 6:55:39 AM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Wondering what Obamacare supporters would have to say if it WASN’T such a huge success.


13 posted on 03/21/2014 7:15:18 AM PDT by oldtech
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To: LucianOfSamasota

The did not fail. They successful spent $305 million. The fact that they didn’t enroll anyone is an unintended consequence! /s


14 posted on 03/21/2014 7:35:18 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: LucianOfSamasota

All those government employees from Oregon taking their vacations in Mexico say “Gracias!”.


15 posted on 03/21/2014 7:57:10 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: LucianOfSamasota

“The catastrophic breakdown of Cover Oregon is unacceptable, and taxpayers deserve accountability.”

No, what the taxpayers deserve are some heads on a platter. Let’s start with EVERY SINGLE DEMOCRAT WHO VOTED FOR DEATHCARE.


16 posted on 03/21/2014 8:13:46 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: LucianOfSamasota; goodnesswins; PROCON; Twotone; VeryFRank; Clinging Bitterly; Rio; aimhigh; ...

If you would like more information about Oregon, please FReepmail me. I lost my Oregon list when my computer crashed recently.

17 posted on 03/21/2014 8:40:28 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: hal ogen
$305,000,000,000.00

I know it is mind numbing to see all the zeroes, but $305 million is $305,000,000.00.

18 posted on 03/21/2014 11:37:19 AM PDT by ELS
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To: ELS

Wow...I guess I just paniced, thinking that the SHTF and runaway inflation was here. Phew.


19 posted on 03/22/2014 4:00:13 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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