A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


Meltdown Now In Plain Sight
Investor´s Business Daily, by Editorial

Original Article

Posted By:Desert Fox, 10/18/2013 6:55:37 PM

Glitch Watch: President Obama says he´s glad the shutdown is over. He may soon wish it were back, since there´s now nothing to distract attention from the cataclysmic ObamaCare meltdown — and who´s to blame for it. If Obama and his fellow Democrats hoped that the startup "glitches" would soon fade from view as technicians patched up the federal exchange, they were badly mistaken. Since its launch, ObamaCare´s problems have only mounted. Tech experts are now saying that the federal exchange site — which covers 36 states —may be hopelessly flawed. USA Today reports that the government apparently used 10-year-old technology to

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: CivilServant, 10/18/2013 7:16:50 PM     (No. 9571773)

Other than National Security, most Goobermint agencies ALWAYS get old technology, equipment etc...It´s either poor Purchasing processes or length of bureaucracy to accomplish said purchase.
UNLESS you are talking about Management´s offices and the lobbies of the buildings.


  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    28 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: seamusm, 10/18/2013 7:17:21 PM     (No. 9571774)

Maybe as an act of civil disobedience we should help it fail.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    13 persons like this.


   

 

R-G1
  
R-VAR_AD


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: ruready?, 10/18/2013 7:32:13 PM     (No. 9571787)

The beauty of Ted Cruz´s strategy is that there is no doubt in the public´s mind that the republicans warned them. Look at the expression on Obama´s face lately. The radiant smile is gone. He knows he´s been tagged with the responsibility - can´t blame this one on the republicans. Ted, you are a genius.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    52 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Penney, 10/18/2013 7:54:59 PM     (No. 9571799)

BRAVO, Sen. Cruz!!!! ...Keep the light of truth on 0bama/dem pols´ inherently flawed, destructive statist agenda!!!

0bamacare grabbed America by the lapels and now 0bama has EVERYONE´s attention! ...Not a pretty picture.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    49 persons like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: jalo1951, 10/18/2013 8:19:52 PM     (No. 9571821)

I find it interesting (well, not really unexpected) that obama wants everything except your DNA before you find out the sticker shock of your so called affordable premium. If I log on to Amazon or another site to purchase a product I know exactly how much it is going to be BEFORE I fill out anything. They want to know all about you, especially if you don´t want to purchase this cow pie.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    31 persons like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: charliecoconut, 10/18/2013 8:20:05 PM     (No. 9571822)

I spend my days building websites for small companies, I would have built an ObamaCare site that didn´t work for only $300,000,000 and saved the tax payers 50%.

American Ingenuity, oh wait...it was a Canadian Company that pirated code.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    30 persons like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: Bohallx, 10/18/2013 8:36:04 PM     (No. 9571840)

#6 ~ mostly located in Fairfax County Virginia.

Yeah, I thought they were domestic too but they´re all funny little foreign guys with those peculiar Canadian mouths featured so strikingly in South Park ~ now how did they know that?!

So, joke is on them. Today about 800,000 Kaiser customers in Fairfax County received a notice from Kaiser telling them that INOVA, the Fairfax County community hospital system, will no longer be available for Kaiser doctors to make referrals.

INOVA will be OUT OF BOUNDS for KAISER.

No, this is not about ObamaKKKare´s failed sign up system for single policy and small company medical insurance plans.

This came about through the application of OTHER ObamaKKKare rules that apply to hospitals and HMOs

It has come to this. The largest HMO in Fairfax county serving most of the government employees in the DC area, particularly the crowd at NIH and HHS, can no longer send people to the Fairfax county hospital system.


  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    26 persons like this.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: reddfroge, 10/18/2013 9:29:53 PM     (No. 9571890)

Obama will blame Bush and get away with it because the LSM will support it...right???

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    15 persons like this.


Reply 9 - Posted by: Bazi, 10/18/2013 9:37:58 PM     (No. 9571905)

#5 Surprise! The government has been collecting the DNA of babies born in the USA for decades.
http://www.cchfreedom.org/issue.php/14#.UmHhtvnrxE0

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    19 persons like this.


Reply 10 - Posted by: fireboy, 10/18/2013 9:43:09 PM     (No. 9571912)

There is no way--no way-- that the money sent to CGI was spent solely on the website. They chose a foreign company so that tracing the money would be a lot harder, if not impossible. Rush is always talking about Democrats using the Treasury as a slush fund for their own purposes, and I have no doubt in my mind the same thing went on here, money sent back thru other channels to defeat Romney. $634M and all we got was a copied code?? Bullcrap! It was all about Obama winning, nothing was left to chance, and now we have this POC system.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    20 persons like this.


Reply 11 - Posted by: mc squared, 10/18/2013 10:21:18 PM     (No. 9571949)

FTA; ´..the exchanges mostly don´t let customers search for plans based on which doctors...´

For that they have to go straight to Obama.




  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.


Reply 12 - Posted by: KTWO, 10/19/2013 1:59:05 AM     (No. 9572054)

Ten year old technology could have easily done the job. This time it was the management who didn´t get things right.

That isn´t to say that older methods were as good as today´s. They weren´t. Go buy the best 2003 Cadillac you can locate and see.

There should be three years of detailed status reports and management decisions on record. That is where facts can be found.


  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    8 persons like this.


   

 

B-G1


 
Reply 13 - Posted by: berthabutt, 10/19/2013 9:36:28 AM     (No. 9572374)

Everybody sing along with me, ´´That´s The Plan, Stan!´´ with your favorite B side, ´´Save America Now With A Single Payer System´´

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    11 persons like this.



Post Reply   Close thread 756864




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "Desert Fox"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "Desert Fox"



High school senior forms petition with over
ONE THOUSAND signatures against Michele
Obama speaking at their high school
graduation ´because it would overshadow
the students´ big day´
Associated Press, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/19/2014 5:20:14 PM     Post Reply
If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady not attend. A furor over what the Topeka school district considers an honor has erupted after plans were announced for Obama to address a combined graduation ceremony for five area high schools next month an 8,000-seat arena. For some, it was the prospect of a tight limit on the number of seats allotted to each graduate. For others, it was the notion that Obama´s speech,

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
Romney for President’ chant again
Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 7:03:28 PM     Post Reply
Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this

How Obama Can Use Executive
Actions to Improve Our Democracy
Daily Beast, by Michael Waldman    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 6:59:24 PM     Post Reply
He’s been hammered for going around Congress with executive orders. But he’s within his authority—and he should go further on voting and transparency to make government work better. With Congress paralyzed, President Obama has promised to use his “pen and phone” to overcome the ongoing dysfunction and get some work done. And the White House has already acted several times to help improve America’s economy. But such policies, no matter how valuable, will achieve little if we do not fix our broken democracy. Allow me to suggest some ideas for how the president can do just that. First, some historical context. Presidents

   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 
Clinton Memos: Hillary’s
Image Woes; ‘Eat This Paper’
Wall Street Journal, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 6:58:17 PM     Post Reply
Here is a selection of highlights from Friday’s release of documents from the Clinton presidency. The cache is part of a total of about 33,000 pages of presidential records that had been held back from various public records releases because of legal reasons exempting them from disclosure. A Clinton administration memo (page 674) shows a White House that was acutely aware of the first lady’s image problems as officials contemplated how to soften perceptions of Hillary Clinton and how to “build, energize and expand” her natural base. The latest cache of previously withheld Clinton documents includes an

Shut Up, He Explained Again
Wall Street Journal, by James Taranto    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 5:34:32 PM     Post Reply
They say it´s the sincerest form of flattery. At a press conference yesterday President Obama asserted that when it comes to ObamaCare, the Republican Party "is going through the stages of grief--anger and denial and all that stuff--and we´re not at acceptance yet." We used the same gag in October, though ObamaCare supporters were the butt of our joke. And we were recycling our own material: We also invoked the Elisabeth Kübler Ross "stages of grief" way back in November 2000 in reference to Al Gore´s refusal to concede his loss to George W. Bush. Blogress Ann Althouse astutely observes that

We´re Coming for
You, John Boehner
Politico Magazine, by Richard A. Viguerie    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 12:59:16 PM     Post Reply
The GOP has been hijacked. That’s right, hijacked. Over the past 100 years, an elite progressive minority has taken the Republican Party far afield from its conservative platform and the interests and values of its grassroots conservative base. I’ll admit that, in the aftermath of the disappointments of the 2012 elections, conservatives like me are angry. We are angry at being blamed for Mitt Romney’s defeat, when we argued from the beginning that he was a Big Government establishment politician and that if he ran a content-free campaign, he would lose. We are angry at the disrespect shown to limited-government constitutional conservatives

Not All Presidential Offspring Equal:
Newscasts Which Ignored Bush
Pregnancy Now Trumpet Chelsea Clinton’s
Newsbusters, by Brent Baker    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 12:53:25 PM     Post Reply
On Wednesday morning, December 12, 2012, Jenna Bush Hager, the daughter of former President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, announced on NBC’s Today show that she was expecting. That evening, the NBC Nightly News allocated 33 seconds to the revelation while neither ABC’s World News nor the CBS Evening News bothered to mention it. Today (Thursday, April 17), Chelsea Clinton, daughter of a President and First Lady belonging to the media’s preferred party, announced at a Clinton Global Initiative event in New York City that she is pregnant – and the networks broke out the baby showers in

Report: Boehner ´Hellbent´ on
Passing Amnesty This Year
Breitbart´s Big Government, by Tony Lee    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 12:37:39 PM     Post Reply
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is "hellbent" on passing amnesty legislation, and other GOP leaders are signaling to donors and lobbyists that they also want to pass legislation this Congress, even though attempting to do so would depress the GOP base and create divisions within the party ahead of 2014´s midterm elections that could give Republicans control of Congress. According to the Wall Street Journal, Boehner told donors at a Las Vegas fundraiser in March that he was "hellbent on getting this done this year." After he met with President Barack Obama at the White House in February, Boehner said that

   

 



 
Students Demand Acknowledgement of
Robert E. Lee´s ´Racist and Dishonorable Conduct´
Breitbart´s Big Government, by AWR Hawkins    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 12:35:28 PM     Post Reply
A group of seven multiracial Washington and Lee University (W&L) students are demanding the school remove all Confederate flags from campus and "acknowledge" General Robert E. Lee´s "dishonorable side." According to the Roanoke Times, "seven multiracial students, calling themselves ´The Committee,´" have also demanded the school "acknowledge and apologize for participating in chattel slavery." They want recognition of "Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the undergraduate campus" and an end to "neo-Confederates" marching across campus "to the Lee Chapel on Lee-Jackson Day." The students say they will "engage in civil disobedience" if their demands are not met by September 1st. They added: "The

Hillary Clinton´s New Book Title
Has Already Been Used by a
Former Secretary of State
National Journal, by Matt Berman    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 11:50:44 AM     Post Reply
Hillary Clinton´s upcoming memoir, which is expected to look back at her time as secretary of State, now has a name: Hard Choices. Which is an okay title! She no doubt had to make some tough decisions while at State, and has at least one big decision to make coming up in the next year or so. But the former Cabinet member and possible future presidential candidate may have been better served by a different title—like, say, Tough Decisions. Because Hard Choices has already been used. By another former secretary of State. In 1983, Cyrus Vance, who served as secretary of State

The United States of SWAT?
National Review Online, by John Fund    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 11:48:33 AM     Post Reply
Regardless of how people feel about Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s standoff with the federal Bureau of Land Management over his cattle’s grazing rights, a lot of Americans were surprised to see TV images of an armed-to-the-teeth paramilitary wing of the BLM deployed around Bundy’s ranch. They shouldn’t have been. Dozens of federal agencies now have Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams to further an expanding definition of their missions. It’s not controversial that the Secret Service and the Bureau of Prisons have them. But what about the Department of Agriculture, the Railroad Retirement Board, the Tennessee Valley Authority, the Office of

Hillary Book to Be
Called ´Hard Choices´
Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 11:46:43 AM     Post Reply
"HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON’S INSIDE ACCOUNT OF THE CRISES, CHOICES, AND CHALLENGES SHE FACED DURING HER FOUR YEARS AS AMERICA’S 67TH SECRETARY OF STATE, AND HOW THOSE EXPERIENCES DRIVE HER VIEW OF THE FUTURE," reads a description of the book by the publisher. “All of us face hard choices in our lives,” Hillary Rodham Clinton writes at the start of this personal chronicle of years at the center of world events. “Life is about making these choices, and how we handle them shapes the people we become.” In the aftermath of her 2008 presidential run, she expected to return to representing New



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Kim Novak responds to post-
Oscars ridicule: ‘I was bullied.’

54 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Soroya Nadia McDonald    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 4/18/2014 5:02:40 AM     Post Reply
After presenting at the Academy Awards this year, Kim Novak didn’t want to leave her house. The Hitchcock screen siren, 81, was too humiliated to venture from her home near the Rogue River in Oregon. She read the cruel posts and Internet snark about her appearance, and it was just too much. “It got to me like it gets kids and teenagers,” she told the Associated Press. The “Vertigo” actress, considered one of the great beauties in her day, posted a note on her Facebook wall Thursday, acknowledging that she’d gotten fat injections in her face and addressing her halted

Analysis: Obama Celebrates
Eight Million ´Enrollments,´
Again Declares Debate ´Over´

45 replie(s)
Townhall, by Guy Benson    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/17/2014 8:56:28 PM     Post Reply
President Obama addressed the White House press corps today, announcing that with the final numbers in, Obamacare´s exchanges have attracted eight million sign-ups -- 35 percent of whom are "under the age of 35," he said. Several elements of his comments were misleading: (1) At first blush, the 35 percent stat is both significant and impressive. As recently as last month, the share of "young invincibles" signing up for plans was struggling in the 25 percent range, far short of the actuarial target of nearly 40 percent. A leap into the mid-30´s, while still shy of the goal, would constitute a major step, and would bode well for the risk pools'

The Folly Of The Bundy Ranch Rebellion
44 replie(s)
The Federalist, by Grace Olmstead    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 4:21:46 AM     Post Reply
It’s the stuff of Westerns: a showdown on the desert plains, the big bad government against an underdog farmer. Though the story has only grabbed national headlines in the past several days, rancher Cliven Bundy has illegally grazed cattle on the Nevada land surrounding his farm for over 20 years. He hasn’t paid grazing fees since 1993, and refuses to renew the necessary grazing permit.(Snip)Rather than using the avenues and pathways presented to him, Bundy has staunchly declared his own law and allegiances. Unfortunately, reality doesn’t work this way. If only it did—we could rebel for paying stupid taxes, refuse to

Students Demand Acknowledgement of
Robert E. Lee´s ´Racist and Dishonorable Conduct´

43 replie(s)
Breitbart´s Big Government, by AWR Hawkins    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 12:35:28 PM     Post Reply
A group of seven multiracial Washington and Lee University (W&L) students are demanding the school remove all Confederate flags from campus and "acknowledge" General Robert E. Lee´s "dishonorable side." According to the Roanoke Times, "seven multiracial students, calling themselves ´The Committee,´" have also demanded the school "acknowledge and apologize for participating in chattel slavery." They want recognition of "Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the undergraduate campus" and an end to "neo-Confederates" marching across campus "to the Lee Chapel on Lee-Jackson Day." The students say they will "engage in civil disobedience" if their demands are not met by September 1st. They added: "The

White House blames fox for
destroying Michelle’s garden

42 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Vince Coglianese    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:59:04 PM     Post Reply
The White House is going to war with another fox — and this time, it’s personal. The Wall Street Journal reports that a red fox has been causing chaos around the White House, tripping security alarms, digging up Michelle’s garden and distracting the president from his duties. The Secret Service won’t give any details about how often the fox trips the White House’s obviously sophisticated security alarms, but rest assured, officials say, they’re watching. President Obama was apparently “stunned” to see the fox roaming freely down the oft-photographed White House colonnade, home to the world’s shortest, but most dramatic, outdoor strolls. The bushy-tailed visitor

Living in the New York Times World
33 replie(s)
American Thinker, by J. Paul Masko    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/19/2014 7:48:36 AM     Post Reply
I began reading the entirety of the first section of the New York Times at nine years old, and continued that practice, more or less, for decades.(snip) ...the power of reverence, intrinsic to what I call the “cascade” of The Times: the near avalanche-like flow and distribution of information through electronic and print networks: through like-minded network newscasts, magazines, local newspaper s, blogs, daytime talk TV, late-night entertainment, statements at media award ceremonies, the celebrity Twitterverse, etc. The cascade rolls through Saturday Night Live, Jon Stewart, The New Yorker, the mouths of third-grade teachers, Elmo, Madonna and Susan Sarandon …through

Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
a belief in a better day to come´

30 replie(s)
Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/19/2014 9:16:36 AM     Post Reply
Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

In a Hole, Golf Considers
Digging a Wider One

30 replie(s)
New York Times, by Bill Pennington    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/19/2014 10:48:33 AM     Post Reply
GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

Harry Reid calls dissident Nevada ranchers
´domestic terrorists´ following show of
force against the federal government

29 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

Pelosi assists in Holy Week
foot-washing ritual

28 replie(s)
San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 4/18/2014 11:46:54 AM     Post Reply
To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.

Deadbeat on the Range
27 replie(s)
New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:52:52 PM     Post Reply
Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
Romney for President’ chant again

26 replie(s)
Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 7:03:28 PM     Post Reply
Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this

   

Post Reply   Close thread 756864





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS