Skip to comments.Health Secretary Resigns After Woes of HealthCare.gov
Posted on 04/10/2014 5:50:46 PM PDT by grundle
WASHINGTON Kathleen Sebelius, the health and human services secretary, is resigning, ending a stormy five-year tenure marred by the disastrous rollout of President Obamas signature legislative achievement, the Affordable Care Act.
Officials said Ms. Sebelius, 65, made the decision to resign and was not forced out. But the frustration at the White House over her performance had become increasingly clear, as administration aides worried that the crippling problems at HealthCare.gov, the website set up to enroll Americans in insurance exchanges, would result in lasting damage to the presidents legacy.
Even last week, as Mr. Obama triumphantly announced that enrollments in the exchanges had exceeded seven million, she did not appear next to him for the news conference in the Rose Garden.
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Notice to 2016 Primary Voters: Those bus tire marks down her backside are strictly coincidental...
So much for the GOP war on women. It looks like the Dems threw Sibelius and Lois Lerner under the bus instead of circling the wagons around them.
What happened to "The Buck Stops Here?!"
The Buck stops with the tiremarks on Sebelius' back!
She was scr%wed , Blued , and tattooed. She Gone!!
She was FORCED OUT!!!
In any business, she’d have been fired within a week of the Health Care rollout last fall. The problem there is, her boss and his staff would also have been gone. Ain’t politics grand (not that there isn’t way too much of it in big business).
Perhaps someone might inform Mister Obama, that if you LIKE your HHS secretary, YOU can KEEP your HHS secretary.
I bet one of the first things she will do is try to slime her way back into the good graces of the Catholic church.
While remaining absolutely unrepentant, and still lauding her mortal sins.
While Sebelius is not the only person responsible for the widespread and severe damage inflicted by ObamaCare, she went out of her way to make it even worse. I hope she knows that millions of people curse her name daily and that many of them will continue to curse her long after she is dead.
I will pray for her to find God and to sincerely repent the evil she has done, but I will never forget what she has done to my country and to my children.
Another quitter Democar quitter, like Hillary..
Well bless her heart; she tried so hard to make the unworkable work. I almost feel sorry for her.
Ten years in Club Fed would be a nice reward for her.
This wasn’t SebeliusCare. It was Obamacare.
The Kenyan should resign.
Obama threw her under the bus. If Obamacare was the glorious socialist success the Administration claim it is, she would never have been forced out.
So they lied about the numbers. And she is the first casualty.
The need for seppuku goes a lot higher than Butcher Sebellius ...
The only people Obama will actually fire are military.
There is no honor among democrats.
I pray that God will smite everyone one of them. I pray that they, their children and their children’s children be cursed. And that includes every jack booted thug federal “so called” law enforcement agent. And even more so, I pray that every time something bad happens to them or their loved ones, they think about what they’re doing to this country and it’s citizens. Is that too harsh?
Adios Skeletor. Don’t let the bus door hit you in your boney buttocks!
She must have finally landed that starring role in the “Bride of Frankenstein” remake!
Too harsh? Not really.
Time for her to collect her reward; maybe a top post at Freddy Mac where they send their people to get rich at our expense...
This is so bogus----Obama could care less about "crippling problems"---he just made a "victory lap," remember?
IF THE TRUTH BE TOLD Turns out Obama calculatedly setup a vehicle for consolidating Dummycrat power.....Obamacare's multi-billion dollar slush fund is key. Sibelius probably wasn't offshoring the big bucks ....like she was ordered to.
The Untraceable $8 Billion ObamaCare PR Budget---truly govt fraud at its finest. Egged on by Pelosi, no one in Congress told Americans about Section 4002---which mandates an $8B untraceable fund to "promote" Obamacare (apparently b/c Boobamba had so little confidence in his signature legislation). In 2010 Taxpayers are extorted $500 million, in 2011, $750 million, 2012, $1 billion, 2013, $1.25 billion, 2014, $1.5 billion and in 2015 and on, $2 billion.
ACA SEC. 4002. PREVENTION AND PUBLIC HEALTH FUND.
(a) PURPOSE. It is the purpose of this section to establish a Prevention and Public Health Fund (referred to in this section as the Fund), to be administered through the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, to provide for expanded and sustained national investment in prevention and public health programs to improve health and help restrain the rate of growth in private and public sector health care costs.
(b) FUNDING.There are hereby authorized to be appropriated, and appropriated, to the Fund, out of any monies in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated
(1) for fiscal year 2010, $500,000,000;
(2) for fiscal year 2011, $750,000,000;
(3) for fiscal year 2012, $1,000,000,000;
(4) for fiscal year 2013, $1,250,000,000;
(5) for fiscal year 2014, $1,500,000,000; and
(6) for fiscal year 2015, and each fiscal year thereafter, $2,000,000,000.
(c) USE OF FUND.The Secretary shall transfer amounts in the Fund to accounts within the Department of Health and Human Services to increase funding, over the fiscal year 2008 level, for programs authorized by the Public Health Service Act, for prevention, wellness, and public health activities including prevention research and health screenings, such as the Community Transformation grant program, the Education and Outreach Campaign for Preventive Benefits, and immunization programs.
(d) TRANSFER AUTHORITY.The Committee on Appropriations of the Senate and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of may provide for the transfer of funds in the Fund to eligible activities under this section, subject to subsection (c).
healthcare.gov is also a voter registration site: Unsuspecting enrollees are being plugged into Democrat voter rolls.
Local couple upset after receiving pre-marked voter registration card from "Covered California" (Cali O/Care)
10news | 03-29-2014 | Preston Phillips / FR Posted by Kevin in California
A local couple called 10News concerned after they received an envelope from the state's Obamacare website, Covered California. Inside was a letter discussing voter registration and a registration card pre-marked with an "x" in the box next to Democratic Party.
And let's not forget the pricey "Louisisana Purchase."
THE PAPER TRAIL IS HUGE Sen Landrieu (Scumocrat-LA) sold her aye vote in what Forbes Magazine dubbed "The 'Louisiana Purchase" that included a massive $4.3 Billion to Landrieu.
FORBES REPORTED the Democrats nailed Landrieus support for Obamacare w/ a greenback bribe. Landrieu, critics believe, pledged her vote in exchange for some $200 million more additional federal funds for Louisiana. Except that, due to a drafting error, the law ended up giving Louisiana $4.3 billion: more than twenty times the assigned amount. MORE HERE http://www.forbes.com/fdc/welcome_mjx.shtml
How $4.3 billion to Landrieu was attached to the Obamacare bill, and how Obama and Reid failed to catch and fix it, is yet annother indictment of the Obamacare atrocity. The payoff to Landrieu should be investigated as an indication of how EVERY Democrat came to vote for Obamacare.
BACKSTORY In the fall of 2009, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was trying to get the necessary 60 Dimocrat votes to pass the Affordable Care Act. He needed every Dim on board, which gave waffling senators a great deal of leverage. In Landrieu's case, she connivingly saw that selling her aye vote could get her maybe $200 million federal dollars. Obama complied--- Reid chalked up another vote for Obamacare---and the $4.3 Landrieu giveaway was attached to the Obamacare bill.
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