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  • State insurance chiefs already rejecting Obama’s ‘fix;’ mixed reaction among Democrats

    11/14/2013 5:27:05 PM PST · by markomalley · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 11/14/2013 | Tom Howell Jr
    Some insurance commissioners already have rejected President Obama’s plan to allow Americans hold onto barebones health plans for another year, saying the move will undercut their attempts to build a balanced insurance system under the reforms. They threw cold water on the plan mere hours after Mr. Obama announced the decision as a way to quash unrest among Democrats whose constituents are losing their existing health insurance. Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler said permitting state residents to keep plans that do not meet Obamacare’s minimum-coverage requirements could upset the state’s carefully calibrated health exchange. “I do not believe his...
  • Nancy Pelosi: House Democrats have own Obamacare plan

    11/14/2013 3:46:00 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 37 replies
    Politico ^ | November 14, 2013 | By JENNIFER HABERKORN and JOSE DELREAL
    Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that Democrats are hoping to vote on their own plan to address the mass health insurance cancellations associated with Obamacare. She called it a “belt and suspenders” approach that would reinforce, but is not intended to compete with the administrative fix announced by President Barack Obama on Thursday. “We have our own proposal, which we think is really good,” Pelosi said at the Washington Ideas Forum, sponsored by the Atlantic magazine. “I think that we’ll see in the next 24, 48, 36 hours something to the effect of how do we accommodate those people” who have...
  • Live Thread: Obama statement on Health law, 11:35.

    11/14/2013 6:53:12 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 836 replies
    Fox | 11/14/13
    A live thread for the Clown's lies. See, his poll numbers are in the toilet, so Valerie sends him out.
  • (Live Thread) Obama will allow insurance companies to extend current plans [Lie Thread]

    11/14/2013 8:49:55 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 205 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 11/14/2013 | Lisa Mascaro
    WASHINGTON - President Obama will allow insurance companies to continue offering individual health plans that do not meet the standards of the Affordable Care Act through next year, according to a Democratic source on Capitol Hill familiar with the plans. The plan, which the president will announce Thursday morning, is intended to placate millions of consumers who have received cancellation notices from insurers in recent weeks. Obama had repeatedly promised that consumers would be able to keep plans that they liked. The president was under intense pressure from Democrats on Capitol Hill to find a fix. House Democrats have increasingly...
  • WebMD received almost 5 million bucks for feds to promote Obamacare

    11/13/2013 6:41:41 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/13/2013 | Thomas Lifson
    A performer who pays for good reviews from critics usually isn't any good, and that would seem to be the case for Obamacare, too. Except that it is the taxpayers, not the performer laying out the bribe money, and the magnitude of the bribe dwarfs even the most lavish junkets offered by Hollywood. The Washington Times has a blockbuster exclusive story: Two months before enrollment began in the Obamacare exchanges, the administration's top health care official heaped praise on WebMD for launching an online resource to help Americans navigate the complex law. The consumer health care site had the occasional...
  • If We Don’t Like Our Criminal President, We Don’t Have To Keep Him–Period

    11/09/2013 11:17:33 AM PST · by IChing · 52 replies ^ | 11/9/13 | Donald Joy
    What’s it going to take? I just finished reading Andrew C. McCarthy’s excellent article appearing in today’s National Review Online, titled “Obama’s Massive Fraud.” McCarthy points out that Martha Stewart was sent to federal prison for doing essentially the same thing Obama has done on a vastly larger scale, with his fraudulent sales pitch of Obamacare–intentionally misrepresenting a situation, knowing that the lie would harm others financially. McCarthy also describes how CEOs of various firms are routinely dragged into court, sued and prosecuted, even jailed for decades, by Obama’s own administration, for frauds based on omissions of information that utterly...
  • Trust Us: This Will Be Good for You (Says The Liar in Chief)

    11/08/2013 5:29:56 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | November 8, 2013 | Jonah Goldberg
    The government thinks you're stupid, or at least ignorant. This isn't just an indictment of the current government or an indictment of government itself. It's simply a statement of fact. At its core, the government exists to do certain things that people aren't equipped to do on their own. The list of those things has gotten longer and longer over the years. In 1776, the federal government's portfolio could have easily fit in a file folder: maintain an army and navy, a few federal courts, the post office, the patent office and maybe a dozen or two other pretty...
  • Obama's Recovery: $1.3 Trillion Below Average

    11/08/2013 3:54:31 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 16 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 11/07/2013 | IBD Staff
    Recovery: The latest GDP report shows that President Obama's policies continue to weigh down the economy. Now 51 months old, his recovery is by far the weakest since the Great Depression. At 2.8%, real growth in the third quarter was higher than expected, a rarity. But the latest government data also hinted at weakness, as consumer and business spending slowed. In short, the strong growth everyone predicted at the start of the year is a no-show, just as the previous predictions of prosperity just around the corner proved false. It also means that Obama's recovery — now more than 4...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 3 November 2013

    11/03/2013 5:00:47 AM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 206 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 3 November 2013 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows November 3rd, 2013 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Mitt Romney; Gov. Deval Patrick, D-Mass.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich.; Michael Hayden, former head of the National Security Agency and the CIA.THIS WEEK (ABC): White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer; Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H.