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Rewarding failure: GSA awards big contract to designer of #Obamacare web site

Posted by: Phineas on July 8, 2014 at 3:15 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Because they did such a great job with the federal Obamacare web site, why shouldn’t they be given the chance to compete for billions more of our tax dollars? FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, Jul 08, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — CGI Federal Inc. (CGI) GIB -1.59% CA:GIB.A -1.49% announced today that the General Services Administration […]

 

Good News: parts of healthcare.gov designed by Putin allies

Posted by: Phineas on February 4, 2014 at 1:31 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas Security holes? What are those? And did you hear about Chris Christie closing a bridge in New Jersey?? U.S. intelligence agencies last week urged the Obama administration to check its new healthcare network for malicious software after learning that developers linked to the Belarus government helped produce the website, raising fresh concerns […]

 

Go ahead, increase the minimum wage. Then, kiss those jobs goodbye.

Posted by: Phineas on January 14, 2014 at 2:41 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I’ve said time and again that because wages are a cost for businesses, they have to find a way to control them so they can earn a profit that makes it worthwhile to stay in business. Mandate wages that are too high, and companies will find creative ways to trim those costs […]

 

#Obamacare: insurance companies have no idea who you are

Posted by: Phineas on January 9, 2014 at 6:18 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Just a glitch, ya know. A glitch that, so far, has left 13,000 people without the coverage they paid for: Insurance companies are still trying to sort out cases of so-called health insurance orphans, customers for whom the government has a record that they enrolled, but the insurer does not. Government officials […]

 

Hospital not paying doctors and staff, blames #Obamacare contractor

Posted by: Phineas on January 2, 2014 at 1:28 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Oh, this is just grand. On top of all the other problems we’ve suffered through so far with Obamacare, now a hospital treating Medicare patients hasn’t been reimbursed by the government and thus hasn’t been able to pay its staff for weeks. Over Christmas. The blame? Apparently it lies with the same […]

 

New malware hijacks your computer, encrypts files

Posted by: Phineas on December 20, 2013 at 12:58 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas This one’s insidious and perfectly timed for the holidays: a malware bomb disguised as an innocent-looking package tracking email: It’s called cryptolocker ransomware. Kevin Swindon is with the FBI in Boston. “I would think about this particular type of malware as what would happen if your computer was destroyed,” Swindon said. In […]

 

#Obamacare Chronicles: So, you think you now have coverage, eh?

Posted by: Phineas on December 3, 2013 at 1:21 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Let’s consider an all-too common occurrence in our Brave New World of affordable healthcare for all: You’re one of the many millions of individual insurance buyers who’s had his policy cancelled in the last few weeks, because of the Affordable Care Act and how the Democrats wrote the rules. You’re annoyed, but […]

 

White House expresses total confidence in #Obamacare web site

Posted by: Phineas on November 30, 2013 at 1:01 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Remember that December 1st deadline to have healthcare.gov actually working? Hey, they even had a tech surge and everything! So, they’re going to be ready and millions will flock to the site, right? Right?? Eh… Well? White House officials, fearful that the federal health care website may again be overwhelmed this weekend, have urged […]

 

Perspective: Building the #Obamacare web site vs winning WWII

Posted by: Phineas on November 9, 2013 at 3:08 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Via Twitchy, FOX’s Bret Baier read an email from a viewer on his show and then posted it to his web site. Obama and his fans liked to compare him to FDR. I wonder how they’ll like it now: “Putting things in perspective: March 21st 2010 to October 1 2013 is 3 […]

 

#Obamacare opening day: worse than we thought

Posted by: Phineas on November 6, 2013 at 3:47 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas No wonder they could only sign up six people nationwide: The contractor documents are an up-close look at the asteroid field of issues with the Obamacare launch. According to the war room notes: On day one, October 1, the system mistakenly rejected 90% of Medicaid applicants. The next day, estimates counted 40,000 […]