And They Call It … Success!
Townhall.com ^ | April 17, 2014 | Paul Greenberg
Posted on Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:04:55 PM by Kaslin
There are times when the master politician has to be a master illusionist. And there are too many times when he doesn’t fool anybody, perhaps not even himself, and some little Toto reveals the Great and Powerful Oz as just another little man behind the curtain.
By J.D. Longstreet Thursday, April 17, 2014
Allow me to be as clear as possible right here at the beginning of this commentary. I don’t like ObamaCare at all, not in the slightest, in any way—shape or form. Period! Got it?
ObamaCare is a Marxist/socialist/statist policy and I hate it.
By Rolf Yungclas Monday, April 7, 2014
Last week the American people got to step into the Obama administration’s make-believe Wonderland as he declared 7.1 million people had signed up for ObamaCare. The only thing missing was Tweedle-Dee and Tweedle-Dum running around confused and bumping in to each other celebrating fake achievement:
Obamacare Shows America Suffers From A President Dangerously Disconnected From Reality
Posted on Friday, April 04, 2014 12:32:49 PM by Jim Robinson
The population of the U.S. is 314 million. On the day Obamacare was passed, the estimate of the uninsured was 60 million. So in this context, the supposed 7 million Americans signed up for insurance on the Obamacare Exchanges, even if that is a valid number, and all of those have actually started paying premiums, both of which are highly dubious, does not mean any significant success for Obamacare.
By Jerry McConnell Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Not content with reducing military levels to dangerous and even suicidal plateaus of pre -WWII strengths but with cutting personal pay for military personnel who will put their lives on the line ad infinitum; Obama now plans as well on cutting the military retirement pension plans to involve personal contributions from their newly lowered rates of pay for their service.
Sen. Ted Cruz calls out ‘career politicians’ in both parties for putting politics before the people
GlennBeck.com ^ | Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014
Posted on Sunday, March 16, 2014 4:50:15 PM by SoConPubbie
Sen. Ted Cruz calls out ‘career politicians’ in both parties for putting politics before the people
Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014 at 11:59 AM EDT
We Don’t Need a Con Con, We Need a Series of International Nuremberg-type Tribunals!… (See reader Comments)…
By A.J. Cameron Tuesday, March 11, 2014
A great Canadian CFP friend forwarded a YouTube version of the 2001 HBO movie, “Conspiracy” to me. The movie reprises the 1942 Wannsee Conference, a secret meeting in which the “Jewish problem” and a “Final Solution” are ‘discussed’ by high profile Nazis, in a pre-Delphi Technique manner.
Obama Assures Latinos That Relatives Won’t Get Deported Because They Sign Up for Obamacare
Pajamas Media ^ | 03/07/2014 | Bill Straub
Posted on Friday, March 07, 2014 10:11:56 AM by SeekAndFind
WASHINGTON – President Obama carried his healthcare reform message directly to Latinos on Thursday, urging the members of that vast community to obtain coverage under the Affordable Care Act before the approaching March 31 deadline.
Obamacare: Now Appearing On Your Restaurant Bill….. “Signs on the door and at tables alert diners to the fee, which is also listed separately on the bill.”
Obamacare: Now Appearing On Your Restaurant Bill
Posted on Thursday, February 27, 2014 1:43:04 PM by SeekAndFind
That the bulk of Americans (especially those 4+ million whose insurance policies have recently been cancelled as a result of the ACA) have to pay more for healthcare as a result of Obamacare, is now largely accepted and well-known.
But did you know that the cost of Obamacare is slowly metastasizing to other places? Such as your restaurant bill.
It’s Time For The Right To Recognize Reality… “People interested in liberty – be they conservative, libertarian, Republican, Tea Partiers or whatever – need to pull their heads out of where they currently are and let the sun once again shine on them before it’s too late.”
It’s Time For The Right To Recognize Reality
Townhall.com ^ | February 20, 2014 | Derek Hunter
Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2014 12:33:21 PM by Kaslin
People interested in liberty – be they conservative, libertarian, Republican, Tea Partiers or whatever – need to pull their heads out of where they currently are and let the sun once again shine on them before it’s too late.
Local Restaurant Adds Surcharge To Tabs To Pay For Employees’ Healthcare
CBSLA.com) ^ | February 17, 2014 10:39 PM
Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 3:42:54 PM by BenLurkin
HANCOCK PARK (CBSLA.com) — A local restaurant has added a surcharge to every tab in order to pay for its employees’ healthcare.
Coach is Right ^ | 2/16/14 | Doug Book
Posted on Sunday, February 16, 2014 11:06:49 AM by Oldpuppymax
The most thoroughly corrupt Regime in the nation’s history has told the Treasury Department–read, I.R.S–that beginning immediately, the nation’s small business owners must “…”certify” that they are not shedding full-time workers simply to avoid the [ObamaCare employer] mandate.
breitbart.com ^ | February 14, 2014 | Joel B. Pollak
Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 2:55:07 PM by grundle
In 2009, Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) apologized profusely to the White House for shouting, “You lie!” as President Barack Obama told Congress that Obamacare would not cover illegal immigrants. Now it would appear that the White House owes Wilson an apology, as Covered California–the flagship of state Obamacare exchanges–is recruiting illegal (“undocumented”) immigrants to sign up for the program, regardless of their eligibility.
A Doctor’s Oath: Government may be poised to mandate that all doctors participate in Obamacare.
National Review ^ | 02/14/2014 | Marc Seigel
Posted on Saturday, February 15, 2014 1:16:02 PM by SeekAndFind
For me and many other doctors like me, taking care of you has never been about the money. I have always considered it an honor and a privilege to be allowed personal entrance into the private world of your mind and your body. It is very satisfying for me to be able to offer my medical knowledge and experience to help you, my patient.
Impeachment: The Obvious Answer To Obama Dictatorship – Exclusive: Tom Tancredo On How BHO’s Executive Orders Differ From Previous Presidents’ | Obama
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By Dom Armentano
February 12, 2014
Obamacare was sold to the American people as a humanitarian attempt to provide health insurance to the poor and to individuals with a pre-existing medical condition who had been denied coverage. If you were not poor,
did not have a pre-existing condition, and already had health insurance and were satisfied with its coverage and rates, you were repeatedly assured that you could keep your plan and doctors. Right.
Americans are getting locked down as the screws are tightening and soon all the pieces needed for our subjugation are being firmly put into place. I have the globalist playbook, it is publicly available for anyone who wants to pay attention.
By Dave Hodges
(Before It’s News)
Fear stoked that president will violate Constitution
By John Lillpop Saturday, February 1, 2014
As the Republican party continues to abandon the American people by morphing into a far-left wing of the Democrat Party on issues like immigration, many important questions about illegals are not being asked, to the potential detriment of American citizens.
For example, conventional wisdom(?) is that there are 11 million illegals in America. That number has been bandied about for years, with little or no substantiation.
Cruz: \’The Terrain Has Changed and I Believe We Will Repeal Obamacare\’
CNS News ^ | January 30, 2014 | Barbara Hollingsworth
Posted on Friday, January 31, 2014 2:58:53 AM by 2ndDivisionVet
Calling Obamacare a “Rube Goldberg-like contraption” that has caused more people to lose their health insurance than those who are enrolled in the exchanges, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) revised his previous assessment that once the government subsidies kicked in, it would be “ impossible to repeal Obamacare” because Americans would become “addicted to the sugar.”
Obama\’s Organizers Beg for Positive Obamacare Stories
Breitbart ^ | 30 Jan 2014, 8:14 | Joel B Pollak
Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2014 11:25:03 AM by gooblah
Worried by a wave of popular outrage at Obamacare, the activists of President Barack Obama\’s community organizing arm, Organizing for Action, are urging members to share positive stories about the president\’s flagship domestic policy. In an email to volunteers in Los Angeles, organizers note that \”we are making a big effort to document the stories of people who have benefited from Obamacare\” to counter negative stories.
Washington Examiner ^ | 1/27/2014 | Paul Bedard
Posted on Monday, January 27, 2014 2:57:16 PM by mojito
Just one day before he gives the annual State of the Union address, the first lady sent out a fundraising email to supporters hoping to use the speech to prompt donations to help Democrats in the midterm elections this fall.
By Staff Report – January 21, 2014
Obamacare At \’Significant\’ Risk of \’Death Spiral,\’ Economist Warns … Economist John Goodman, who warned last October that Obamacare could plunge into a \”death spiral\” if not enough young, healthy people signed up for coverage, says that danger is now \”significant\” following news that the
Obama administration failed to hit its young adult enrollment target. \”I think there is a significant problem here,\” Goodman, president and CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), told CNSNews.com. – CNS News
By Arnold Ahlert Monday, January 20, 2014
In October of 2012, the Daily Mail exposed the highly disturbing realities of the Liverpool
Pathway (LCP), the series of guidelines for treating terminally ill patients developed for Britain’s National Health Service (NHS).
The most egregious of those realities concerned cash incentives paid to hospitals to ensure a certain percentage of hospital patients would be put on the regime. As healthcare expert Besty McCaughey reveals, a similar
horror show is occurring on this side of the Atlantic, courtesy of ObamaCare. Beginning the the same time the LCP scandal was being exposed, the Obama administration began awarding hospitals bonus points for spending the least amount of money on elderly patients. Even worse, the idea was sold to the elderly as a good thing during the 2012 presidential election campaign.
by Bill Martinez, staff writer
Would You Prefer a Civil War or World War Three….. “The best we can hope for in the present set of circumstances, is a military coup and…An Epic Struggle Is Taking Shape…No Pleasant Alternatives The coming conflict will not have a good outcome no matter…” | Dave Hodges – The Common Sense Show
The best we can hope for in the present set of circumstances, is a military coup and that, my friends, never ends well and I lose sleep over this possibility. If we do not change course, our greatest fears will be realized because the sides are already drawn and it will not be long until all hell breaks loose across our country.
An Epic Struggle Is Taking Shape
In one corner, we have the DHS led federal agencies accompanied by their muscle; the Chinese, the Russians and the Canadians.
If this group prevails in the upcoming struggle, Mao will have to forfeit his title as the most murderous dictator in world history. There are members of the NWO who do not want two stones left together in this country. They want as many of us to die as possible (see the Georgia Guide Stones).
They want to leave no trail of the traditional American notions of freedom and independence because these notions are a formidable roadblock to the lethal scientific dictatorship being installed on this planet. Americans are in the crosshairs of history.
Articles: Obama’s Other Big Lie… “Do you suppose we could get them to take another look at the big lie of April 27, 2011? The lie that is central to Barack Obama\’s identity? The lie the dinosaurs not only glossed over, but for which they excommunicated from the human race anybody who dared to point out it was a lie? I refer, of course, to the long-form \”birth certificate\” forgery for…………..”
January 3, 2014
Obama\’s Other Big Lie
By Nick Chase
\”We will keep this promise to the American people: If you like your doctor you will be able to keep your doctor.
Period. If you like your healthcare plan, you will be able to keep your healthcare plan. Period.\” (Barack Obama, June 15, 2009, with variants repeated many times since).
Today, any American who isn\’t willfully blind knows this \”promise\” is a very big lie. A lie which was deliberately told by fundamentally-dishonest pushers of Obamacare, because if the truth were widely known at that time the Affordable Care Act would never have become law.
It\’s a lie that is so egregious, even the dinosaur media can\’t ignore it or cover it up. In fact, the dinosaurs are increasingly upset that they\’re being continually abused be \”the most transparent administration in history\” and they now seem to be more willing to shed light not just on this lie, but also on some of Obama\’s other lies.
Do you suppose we could get them to take another look at the big lie of April 27, 2011? The lie that is central to Barack Obama\’s identity? The lie the dinosaurs not only glossed over, but for which they excommunicated from the human race anybody who dared to point out it was a lie?
I refer, of course, to the long-form \”birth certificate\” forgery for…………..
Fellowship Of The Minds ^ | December 31, 2013 | Dr. Eowyn
Posted on Wednesday, January 01, 2014 8:36:33 AM by IbJensen
Nancy Pelosi famously said in 2009 that “we must pass it [Obamacare] in order to find out what’s in it.”
Since the passage of the unAffordable Care Act, every day Americans are finding out the horrible things that are “in it” — taxes, higher health insurance premiums, cancellations of healthcare plans, loss of the doctors we like, all of which are contrary to what Pres. Lucifer had blithely promised.
By Arnold Ahlert Thursday, December 26, 2013
If insurance companies’ “target” costs for providing healthcare has been miscalculated, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will intercede on their behalf. Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer illuminates the nature of that intercession.
“The insurers understand that they’re going to be completely ruined,” Krauthammer explains. “And what’s going to happen as a result of this? There’s only one way out, a huge government bailout of the insurers is waiting at the end of next year.” More accurately, it will be a taxpayer-funded bailout, similar to the ones given to the banks and the car companies.
Risk corridors were established to protect insurance companies that signed up too many sick people, relative to the number of healthy enrollees. They were part of a system that also included two other concepts known as “reinsurance” and “risk adjustment.”
The reinsurance part of the equation initially compensated insurance companies for enrollees whose costs exceed $60,000 per year. For 2014, that compensation is funded by a $10 billion fund, fed by a $63 tax that has been levied on all healthcare plans. And while the program collects those taxes even from large employer-sponsored plans, payouts only help to underwrite the costs of individual and small-group plans.
Risk adjustment refers to the idea that, after insurance companies have calculated all the payments they have made for 2014, those that paid out less than the average cost of compensation would “redistribute” that largesse to companies that paid out more. This redistribution was designed to dis-incentivize insurers from signing up only low-risk healthy people. This part of the law is permanent, and its zero-sum feature is intended to spread risk across the entire spectrum of carriers.
Which brings us to the risk corridors. Risk corridors only apply to insurance programs being sold on the ObamaCare exchanges. It is similar to the risk adjustment concept in that it is also an attempt to even out insurers’ profits and losses. Those insurers who set their rates too high are required to pay a portion of that excess profit to the government. Those that set their rates too low will have a portion of their losses mitigated by a government payout.
As previously noted, the formula only affects adjustments for the first three………………..
Figures. Obama Tried to Sign Up for Obamacare But “System Couldn’t Verify His Identity” (Video) | The Gateway Pundit
“We learned today from the White House. Initially, they said he signed up for what they called a bronze plan, paying about four hundred dollars a month in premiums. But, then they came back to us and said – Wait, he didn’t actually enroll.
Court warns Obama that he is abusing Executive authority with ObamaCare contraception mandates… “But Judge Cogan didn’t buy it. “It would set a dangerous precedent to hold that if the Executive Branch cannot act unilaterally, then there is no alternative solution,” said the judge.” | Coach is Right
by Doug Book, editor
Two months ago, the DC Federal Appeals Court ruled that ObamaCare’s mandate to provide insurance coverage for contraceptives could not be imposed on the business organizations Freshway Foods and Freshway Logistics of Sidney, Ohio.
The Court ruled that “…forcing those owners to provide the coverage would violate their individual First Amendment rights allowing for the protection of their religion.” (1)
Then, on December 16th, Judge Brian Cogan made his U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York “…
the first court to hold that participating in Obama’s scheme to provide free birth control is a substantial burden on the free practice of religion…” (2) Not only did Cogan strike down Obamacare’s contraception mandate as applied to religious non-profit organizations, he also “…sent a strong signal that federal courts were losing patience with President Obama’s many stitches of executive power.” (2)
Prior to the December 16th ruling, administration attorneys argued that because Congress refused to institute a contraception mandate which satisfied White House demands, Obama was somehow “…authorized to enforce his contraception mandate in the manner he did.” In short, Barack should be allowed to ignore both the law and constitutional limits on Executive power if Congress doesn’t satisfactorily submit to his wishes.
But Judge Cogan didn’t buy it. “It would set a dangerous precedent to hold that if the Executive Branch cannot act unilaterally, then there is no alternative solution,” said the judge. (2)
In addition to its defeat in Judge Cogan’s court, ObamaCare suffered yet another blow just this weekend when a federal judge in Oklahoma City “…granted an injunction…that prevents the government from enforcing the ObamaCare mandate requiring religious groups across the country to provide insurance that includes access to the morning-after pill and other contraceptives.” (3) The injunction prevents the government assessing massive financial penalties against the nearly 200 plaintiffs in the class action suit.
Three for-profit appeals cases are currently pending before the………………
ObamaCare’s Medicaid Expansion quietly enables states to confiscate assets from dead seniors – mail.com – Gmail
Dec 23, 2013 06:13 am | Coach Collins
by Doug Book, editor
The Affordable Care Act was designed to dramatically increase the number of Americans who qualify for Medicaid. In fact, the ACA will literally FORCE many low income seniors onto Medicaid rolls as subsidies for regular ObamaCare plans are NOT available to those over 55 years of age who earn less than 138% of the federal poverty level ($15,856 for individuals; $21,403 for married couples). And without such subsidies, ObamaCare plans are generally far too expensive for older, low-income individuals or couples. (1)
Why should any of this matter to those getting “free” healthcare via Medicaid?
Because: “If you’re 55 or over, Medicaid can come back after you’re dead and bill your estate for ordinary health-care expenses.” (2)
The government has long been permitted to………….
The Decline and Fall of Political Discourse… (“The majority of the American people, asleep during the past sixty years of overwhelming peace and prosperity, are gradually waking up to the massive deception that has been perpetrated by the Left and their inability to solve the almost insolvable problems they, in large part, created. Unfortunately it has…”)
The Decline and Fall of Political Discourse
American Thinker ^ | December 19, 2013 | Steve McCann
Posted on Thursday, December 19, 2013 3:05:30 PM by neverdem
As the easily predicable disaster that is ObamaCare continues to evolve, two things are certain: one, Barack Obama and his minions will never admit failure and reverse course; and two, the vitriol emanating from the Left aimed at obliterating their political opposition will intensify during the upcoming…
ObamaCare Found To Restrict Where You Live And Travel
Investors Business Daily ^ | 12-18-13
Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 10:27:23 PM by afraidfortherepublic
Freedom: It\’s bad enough that the president\’s health insurance takeover costs more, breaks his pledge of letting you keep your plan and diminishes choice. It actually restricts your travels too.
In that conversation, he asked Ted – “What is your understanding of how one becomes a natural born citizen?” – to which Ted answered, “Two citizen parents and born on the soil…” – “That understanding is incorrect, and I don\’t have time to explain the real definition right now.” Stated my friend…
(Before It\’s News)
(Before It\’s News)
The Wall Street Journal published a chilling piece on the real life nightmare that is now unfolding for millions of Americans under the oppressive, costly, and deadly Obamacare legislation. What was warned, is now coming to pass, and Barack Obama, and those around him, are well aware of the nightmare that will remain for America when Obama leaves the White House.
By Doug Book, on December 13th, 2013
Or is a widely ignorant American public being taken in by precisely what members of the radical left WANT to be brought about by the Affordable Care Act? Could the daily disasters–
the suspended employer mandate, “honor system” reporting of income, previously unannounced taxes, doctors refusing to treat ObamaCare policy holders, the ludicrous Healthcare.gov website, the baldfaced lies about keeping your insurance and your doctors–could these extraordinary failures actually mean that the rollout of the ACA is proceeding exactly according to plan?
FrontPage Mag ^ | 12/12/2013 | Arnold Ahlert
Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:17:16 PM by SeekAndFind
Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who remains as determined as ever to substitute Obama administration talking points for the truth, gave it her best effort in yesterday’s session before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee. It was an underwhelming performance at best. As key dates approach and more facts about the government overhaul of the health care system emerge, it is becoming apparent that the ObamaCare scheme is headed for structural disaster — and will take tens of millions of Americans with it.
The Shocking Truth About Who Wrote Obamacare
December 2, 2013
The Common Sense Show
The Shocking Truth About Who Wrote Obamacare
The police officer arrested for refusing to remove his “Anonymous” mask at an anti-Obamacare rally gave an interview to Red Pill Philosophy and WeAreChange in which he said that “there’s a war coming” and “it’s time to fight.”
Ericson Harrell wore the Guy Fawkes mask, he said, because it’s a “symbol of protest.”
(Before It\’s News)
December 9, 2013
The Common Sense Show
mentally ill obama
In the midst of the series I am writing in which I am detailing the existence of governmental plans to brutally subjugate the people, it dawned upon me that a President can have all the draconian legislation behind him that he needs to carry out a brutal agenda against his people or a segment of his population without having the psychological makeup to do so. This article examines whether Obama has the psychological make-up to carry out such an agenda.
(Before It\’s News)
Rick Badman * The Western Center for Journalism
One of the latest fads young people are involved with is called the Knockout Game. A group or a single person is walking down the street of some city and sees an unsuspecting person coming their way.
I Think This Behavior Will Come Back and Bite the Democrats
Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | November 22, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
Posted on Friday, November 22, 2013 10:07:56 PM by Kaslin
RUSH: I want to tell you something else. This is going to incur the wrath of several of my friends who are gonna accuse me of having my head in the sand. All I can do is share with you what\’s in my heart. This stuff that the Democrats are pulling here, all of it, the filibuster, Obamacare, all of this stuff, I have to tell you, I\’m an optimistic person and I have faith, and I may even be a little Pollyannish at times, and I understand that you have to make things happen. You just can\’t sit around and wait for \’em to happen, but I\’m telling you, I think all of this is gonna come back and haunt these people.
Will Obamacare Be the Death of Liberalism?
Townhall.com ^ | November 22, 2013 | Pat Buchanan
Posted on Friday, November 22, 2013 10:47:20 AM by Kaslin
By 1968, Walter Lippmann, the dean of liberal columnists, had concluded that liberalism had reached the end of its tether.
For Obamacare Architects, Problems are Features, not Bugs
Townhall.com ^ | November 22, 2013 | Michael Barone
Posted on Friday, November 22, 2013 8:44:52 AM by Kaslin
The defects of the Obamacare website have become well known. But the problems with the law go further than the website. These problems are not incidental, but central to its design and the intentions of its architects.
New GOP strategy on ObamaCare: Let it burn
Posted on Thursday, November 21, 2013 10:38:13 AM by Hotlanta Mike
After the government shutdown over ObamaCare fizzled in mid-October, people wondered whether the GOP would try the same strategy again in early 2014 to force an end to the ACA. The Hill reports that the House and Senate Republican caucuses are now united in dumping that strategy.
How Obamacare Will Try to Control What You Eat
Heritage Foundation ^ | November 20, 2013 | Amy Payne
Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 2:11:00 PM by 1rudeboy
Did you know there are 34 million different ways to make a Domino’s pizza?
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Chaos is the only word that can be used for the catastrophic nightmare called Obamacare. Americans who have lost their coverage are now in an even worse situation. Soetoro/Obama is trying to push blame onto insurance companies. The insurance companies do not have to offer people back their old plan and why would they? The whole purpose from insurance companies stand point was to fleece a hundred million Americans in higher premiums and co-pays.
JB Williams — ObamaCare Fraud and Extortion on Track….. “ObamaCare was designed to carry out the Cloward-Piven Strategy of overloading the social benefits system until the entire system collapses, at which point, Democratic Socialists running Washington DC will capitalize on the health care crisis they created by moving to their end game, a single-payer system run by the Federal Government, wiping out an entire industry responsible for 1/7th of our nation’s economy.”
…..Clearly, ObamaCare was not designed to actually work. Obama’s promises have been broken, all of them. As a result, Obama’s individual approval rating has plummeted to an all-time low in the 30s and the congressional approval rating is bottoming out in the single digits.
No, ObamaCare was designed to carry out the Cloward-Piven Strategy of overloading the social benefits system until the entire system collapses, at which point, Democratic Socialists running Washington DC will capitalize on the health care crisis they created by moving to their end game, a single-payer system run by the Federal Government, wiping out an entire industry responsible for 1/7th of our nation’s economy.