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  • [VIDEO] Judge Jeanine Calls for a Special Prosecutor for Barack Obama

    06/02/2014 2:45:20 PM PDT · by PoloSec · 15 replies
    Conservative Tribune ^ | June 2 2014 | Conservative Tribune
    Barack Obama is beginning to run short on supporters, and that is no real surprise given the deep, dark, dirty secrets that have come to light over the past few months. The president has garnered a reputation for ignoring the law and pushing through his own personal agenda with or without the support of Congress. He has consistently lied about the details surrounding the Benghazi terrorist attack, has possible links to the IRS targeting scandal, had prior knowledge of the VA waiting lists, yet did nothing, and has now violated U.S. policy by negotiating with terrorists. These lawless actions, among...
  • People with health insurance sour on ObamaCare, poll finds

    12/15/2013 12:07:57 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 15, 2013 | Russell Berman
    People with health insurance are unhappy with the rollout of ObamaCare, and many of them blame the law for changes in their policies, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. The online survey of 1,367 adults found political challenges for President Obama and congressional Democrats among the population they said would largely be unaffected by the new healthcare law – the 85 percent of people who already have health insurance. Nearly half of those who already had coverage through their employer or the private market said their policies would be changing in 2014; 69 percent said they would be paying...
  • PolitiFact Commits Flip-Flop of the Year [Lie of the Year: If you like your...]

    12/13/2013 11:44:53 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 4 replies
    RedState ^ | December 13, 2013 | briansikma (
    The mainstream media fact-checking outfit PolitiFact may have just performed the “flip-flop” of the year. The group, which has outlets in several states, named as “Lie of the Year” President Barack Obama’s now infamous claim that under ObamaCare if you like your current health insurance, you can keep it. The presidential claim has been made a lie by the reality of thousands of Americans receiving health insurance cancellations due to new ObamaCare regulations. What makes PolitiFact’s rating astonishing is that in October of 2008 the group rated the exact same statement by then-candidate Barack Obama as “True.” Obama made the...
  • Majority want health law repealed or scaled back

    A majority of people in the United States say they want ObamaCare to be scaled back or repealed altogether. According to a Gallup poll released Friday, 20 percent support a scale-back of the law, while 32 percent back efforts to repeal it. That's just a little more than in mid-October, when 50 percent told Gallup the law should be scaled-back or repealed. The relatively small change could be viewed as good news at the White House given the difficult last six weeks for the law. A faulty website rolled out on Oct. 1 made enrolling in the exchanges problematic, but...
  • Obama’s pivot No. 5 this year - changing subject to the economy becomes parody

    11/26/2013 1:43:51 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 6 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 25, 2013 | Justin Sink
    The White House, for at least the fifth time this year, is seeking to pivot to the economy, this time in a bid to change the subject from the disastrous rollout of ObamaCare. It’s a common play for the White House, which frequently seeks to refocus attention on its jobs and infrastructure agenda when facing political crises. The move is so familiar that NBC White House correspondent Chuck Todd has dubbed it the “déjà pivot.” The Hill counted at least five times the White House has sought to pivot to the economy this year by reviewing news accounts. Republicans, citing...
  • Emails shed light on serious problems with ObamaCare website before launch

    11/22/2013 2:05:06 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 22, 2013
    Newly released emails between top Obama administration tech officials are shedding more light on the severity of the concerns that were raised before the disastrous rollout of the ObamaCare website, with one official saying “the results are not good” just days before the Oct. 1 launch. The emails from Sept. 26-30, which were discovered by the House Energy and Commerce Committee as part of its investigation into the troubled Healthcare.gov, highlight troubling results as Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) officials ran tests on the site. In a Sept. 26 email to top CMS officials including HealthCare.gov project manager...
  • Older aides see O-Care costs eat checks - healthcare costs triple - quadruple on exchanges

    11/22/2013 12:22:27 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 21, 2013 | Amie Parnes and Elise Viebeck with Mike Lillis
    Older congressional staff say their out-of-pocket healthcare costs will rise three or four times after they enter the ObamaCare insurance exchanges. The economic shock has led Democratic chiefs of staff to call for changing the rules so that their staffers won’t take the economic hit. The chiefs of staff have expressed support for a change that would allow congressional offices to re-classify their workers as non-official staff so that they can avoid the higher costs. “Simply unaffordable,” Minh Ta, chief of staff to Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.), wrote in an email to fellow Democratic chiefs of staff on Thursday afternoon....
  • Woman Signs Up For Obamacare And Has Identity Stolen

    11/20/2013 10:50:42 AM PST · by sevinufnine · 75 replies
    Off the Grid News ^ | November 13, 2013 | Daniel Jennings
    Experts’ warnings of Obamacare website’s complete lack of security apparently have been justified. The website gave at least 3 unknown individuals access to a woman’s Social Security number, address, and other data that could be used for identity theft. Customer service operators at Healthcare.gov’s 1-800 number told Lisa Martinson about the unauthorized access when she called in to change her password. When Martinson asked for her information to be removed from the site she was told it would take 5 days.
  • Cruz: Dems trying to cover 'political rear-ends'

    11/20/2013 7:18:53 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 20, 2013 | Rebecca Shabad
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) says Democrats’ bills to fix ObamaCare are designed to “cover their political rear-ends.” In an interview on CNN’s “New Day,” Cruz said no one is defending the law anymore. “All of the bills proposed by the Democrats, they’re designed to be political Band-Aids. Their effort is to cover their political rear-ends, not to fix the problem,” he said. Several Democrats facing tough reelection campaigns in 2014 — including Sens. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and Mark Begich (D-Alaska) — have proposed bills to fix President Obama's signature legislation, focusing on a way to let people keep their healthcare...
  • Official: 30-40 percent of ObamaCare IT must be built

    11/19/2013 11:30:41 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 19, 2013 | Julian Hattem
    Between 30 and 40 percent of the IT system for the federal health insurance marketplace must still be built, a top official at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Monday. Henry Chao, the agency’s deputy chief information officer, said that a large portion of the behind-the-scenes work has yet to be finished. “I think it’s just an approximation, we’re probably sitting somewhere between 60 or 70 percent [completed],” he told the House Energy and Commerce oversight subcommittee. Chao’s comments, which came during a hearing on data security of the federal website, come less than two weeks before the...
  • Obama tells supporters to fight ObamaCare ‘misinformation’ - talk it up at holiday parties

    11/18/2013 11:09:59 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 56 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 18, 2013 | Justin Sink
    President Obama told supporters Monday night that he needed their help battling against “a lot of misinformation” spread by political opponents about his signature healthcare legislation. Speaking on a virtual conference call hosted by Organizing for Action — the political group born from his reelection campaign — the president admitted that problems with the ObamaCare website had put a damper on early enrollment efforts. “The good news is it’s getting better every single week,” Obama said. “I am confident that by the end of this month it is going to be functioning for the vast majority of folks.” The president...
  • White House: We will never have a 'perfect' website

    11/18/2013 12:49:54 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 38 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 18, 2013 | SUSAN CRABTREE
    ".................Among the 20 percent who will not be able to sign up for the federal exchanges through the website, Carney said, will be some who are experiencing technical difficulties, delayed response times or website stability issues. Other users may decide not to enroll on the website because they are not as familiar with signing up for products online, and some people whose family situation is “complex” may choose to call in their applications or go to an in-person walk-in center. “They may decide to use the different method of enrolling not because of the website, but they may have children...
  • Gibbs: WH must fire someone over O-Care

    11/18/2013 12:07:05 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 18, 2013 | Jonathan Easley
    Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said Monday that the White House must fire someone – or possibly even a group of people – over the “botched” ObamaCare rollout. “I think longer term, in terms of credibility, I think they’re going to have to give people confidence, not just in healthcare, but in other aspects of government,” Gibbs said on NBC’s "Today." “I think they’re going to have to hold someone accountable for the botched rollout and the website not working – someone at HHS or a group of people at CMS.” The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services...
  • Troy Senik: Your attention, please, Mr. President

    11/18/2013 11:27:24 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | November 18, 2013 | Troy Senik
    ".....[Valerie] Jarrett, a Chicago associate of Obama's who now serves in the opaque but highly influential role of senior adviser to the president, told biographer David Remnick in his 2010 book “The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama”: “I think Barack knew that he had God-given talents that were extraordinary. He knows exactly how smart he is. … He knows how perceptive he is. He knows what a good reader of people he is. And he knows that he has the ability – the extraordinary, uncanny ability – to take a thousand different perspectives, digest them and make...
  • In 2010, Administration [DOJ] Predicted ‘Majority’ of Employer-Based Health Plans Would Disappear

    11/18/2013 6:08:27 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    NRO - The Corner ^ | November 18, 2013 | Eliana Johnson
    The Obama administration has repeatedly said that the health-insurance-plan cancellations receiving so much attention in the news in recent days will affect only the 5 percent of Americans who purchase insurance on the individual market. The Department of Justice, however, in a brief filed in federal court last month, conceded that the number may be much higher. According to the administration’s numbers, nearly 80 million additional Americans, “a majority” of those on employer-sponsored health plans, may also be out of luck. “It is projected that more group health plans will transition to the requirements under the regulations as time goes...
  • Obama needs to shake up White House

    11/18/2013 4:54:14 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 18, 2013 | Brent Budowsky
    President Obama has reached a historic inflection point that poses great peril to his presidency. He does not have a public relations problem or a political problem. He has a governing problem and a credibility problem. If he addresses these effectively, which will require changing the management paradigm of his presidency, the public relations and political problems will solve themselves, and his presidency will be rejuvenated. Let's set aside the last 50 and next 50 news cycles. The core problem plaguing the Obama presidency is that he governs through a tightly controlled and highly centralized White House staff that is...
  • Might the Establishment Turn Against Obama?

    11/17/2013 11:32:28 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 18, 2013 | Daren Jonescu
    A disturbing trend among American conservatives is the increasing sense of optimism about President Obama's slow fade in mainstream perceptions, and its ramifications for the future of American leftism. Does Obama's decline entail the undoing of the movement he represents? Progressivism's history reveals another option, which is that the movement will, in the name of saving itself, reject Obama.Progressives are rigid in their ideology, to be sure, but this rigidity does not extend to their support for leaders. For it follows from the inhumane core of progressivism itself that all men--even "historic" ones--are expendable in the name of the cause,...
  • The Obama presidency is not over, but it is failing

    11/17/2013 11:17:06 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 27 replies
    Financail Times ^ | November 17, 2013 | Edward Luce
    ".....Having authored an inspirational politics, President Barack Obama’s difficulties are spawning a new fashion for perspiration. Given its limited powers, the strength of the US presidency derives largely from its occupant’s credibility....... ...........................[SNIP].......................... ......The contagion is starting to spread to his own party. Fearful of losing their seats next year, Democrats are defecting in growing numbers on a widening range of issues, from the Middle East to Obamacare. Last week 39 Democrats joined Republicans in voting to suspend an important chunk of the law. More are planning to do so in the Senate. Until recently, Mr Obama had a reasonable...
  • White House optimistic Obama will bounce back from healthcare glitches

    11/17/2013 4:18:29 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 51 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | November 16, 2013 | Kathleen Hennessey and Christi Parsons with Noam N. Levey
    ".......Administration officials privately acknowledge that no argument defending Obamacare will connect with Americans until they begin to see the effects of the law at work. No work-around or temporary fix will reach enough people to build a critical mass of support. The website has to function, admit edgy aides who sometimes spit the word "website" with the contempt familiar to anyone who has ever called a tech help desk.Obama revealed his own frustrations Thursday, saying at a White House news conference that he has an obligation to show Americans that the law has made health insurance more affordable and accessible—"if...
  • Canceled by Florida Blue? You can keep your policy for another year

    11/16/2013 3:17:21 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 22 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | November 15, 2013 | Jodie Tillman
    Reilly, who generally supports the law, said he'd always assumed skimpy plans wouldn't make the cut. But he didn't think major medical plans like his would go away, too. "That was a complete bombshell to me," he said. Florida's largest health insurer will give 300,000 customers who received cancellation notices the option to renew their existing plans for one more year. Florida Blue's decision comes in the wake of President Barack Obama's reversal on Thursday. Facing political pressure over the cancellations, Obama told insurers they could revive the plans for another year, even though they don't meet the requirements of...