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WH: Let’s delay the #Obamacare employer mandate until 2016

Posted by: ST on February 10, 2014 at 8:34 pm » 4 Comments

There they go – playing politics again to try to cover for vulnerable incumbents: The Obama administration announced another delay Monday in the requirement on businesses to provide health coverage to workers, giving some employers a reprieve next year while phasing in the mandate for others. The administration had already delayed the implementation of the […]

 

In which George Will makes @BarackObama cry

Posted by: Phineas on February 9, 2014 at 4:13 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Oh, this is going to leave a mark. George Will has an absolutely brutal column in Friday’s Washington Post on President Obama’s apparent naive faith that saying something is true makes it true: Barack Obama, the first president shaped by the celebratory culture in which every child who plays soccer gets a […]

 

WH pondering whether to “allow” people to keep plans another 3 years

Posted by: ST on February 7, 2014 at 11:22 am » 6 Comments

Unreal: The Obama administration is considering an extension of the president’s decision to let people keep their individual insurance policies even if they are not compliant with the health care overhaul, industry and government officials said Thursday. Avalere Health CEO Dan Mendelson said Thursday that the administration may let policyholders keep that coverage for as […]

 

Pres. Obama applauds decision by CVS to stop selling tobacco products

Posted by: ST on February 5, 2014 at 6:23 pm » 6 Comments

The Associated Press – by way of ABC News – reports that CVS drugstores across the country will stop carrying tobacco products by October 1 because it wants to look like a more ‘health-friendly’ store (via): CVS, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain, is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products as it continues to shift […]

 

Obama voter: #Obamacare has “made my life a nightmare”

Posted by: ST on February 4, 2014 at 9:31 am » 1 Comment

Emilie Lamb, another liberal supporter of President Obama and the so-called “Affordabe Care Act”, has experienced a serious wake-up call after going what she calls a “nightmare” experience after its full implementation (via): ObamaCare was supposed to help me. That’s all I could think as I sat in the House of Representatives last Tuesday night as […]

 

#Benghazi: Obama lied in his Super Bowl Interview

Posted by: Phineas on February 3, 2014 at 3:43 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I didn’t watch the Super Bowl (1), so I not only missed that, but Bill O’Reilly’s pre-game interview with President Obama. Given that we’re talking about two of my least favorite people in public life, I don’t think I missed much skipping this, either. But then I came across a Washington Examiner […]

 

CNN notices that Obama has become “toxic” to some Democrat Senators

Posted by: ST on January 29, 2014 at 4:44 pm » 2 Comments

CNN asks one of the more amusing questions of the day about our celebrity President: Is Obama toxic to Democrats facing tough re-elections?  The answer is, of course, yes: When it comes to the 2014 midterm elections, Harry Reid and Mark Begich don’t appear to be on the same page. Reid, the Senate majority leader and Democrat […]

 

NBC journo: Story of severely wounded veteran at #SOTU “could apply to Obama”

Posted by: ST on January 29, 2014 at 9:56 am » 1 Comment

Banging my head up against the wall this morning already. NBC News’ senior political editor Mark Murray tweeted this this morning about Army Ranger Cory Remsburg, the severely wounded veteran/hero President Obama introduced to America in last night’s State of the Union (via @Matthops82): Obama's ending on Remsburg wasn't just a story about America — […]

 

Duck Dynasty’s Willie Robertson to attend tonight’s #SOTU (UPDATED)

Posted by: ST on January 28, 2014 at 6:31 pm » 2 Comments

LOL. I love it. From Rep. Vance McAllister’s (R – LA-05) Twitter page: I'm happy to announce that my friend, constituent & small business owner @williebosshog will be attending tonight's #SOTU as my guest. — Vance McAllister (@RepMcAllister) January 28, 2014 CNN provides context: Now ‘Duck Dynasty’ star Willie Robertson will attend Tuesday night’s State […]

 

King, er, President Obama to raise fed worker min. wage to $10.10/hour

Posted by: ST on January 28, 2014 at 10:47 am » 3 Comments

Fox News reports this morning that, in a move that should surprise no one, our celebrity President plans on circumventing Congress with the wave of his pen in order to give federal workers under new federal contracts a minimum wage hike: President Obama, in the first of potentially many executive actions tied to his State […]