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Maryland #Obamacare Fail: State exchange site to be ditched for new system

Posted by: ST on March 29, 2014 at 10:22 am » 2 Comments

Team Obama, struggling to up their enrollment numbers, can’t be happy at all about this. Via Fox News: With just days to go before open enrollment ends on March 31, Maryland officials are reportedly planning to abandon its glitch-ridden ObamaCare website and replace the health exchange with technology from Connecticut’s marketplace. The Washington Post reported […]

 

What do we have to do to win the culture war?

Posted by: ST on March 28, 2014 at 9:32 am » 13 Comments

I read the below series of tweets from my friend @KemberleeKaye on a disturbing experience she had this morning at a local donut shop in Texas when she went to get breakfast. In a nutshell, a nice elderly lady in the store saw a homeless man sitting nearby and bought him a donut. She walked […]

 

#Obamacare navigators helping people sign up at Mexican consulates

Posted by: Phineas on March 27, 2014 at 8:17 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Nah, there’s no potential for fraud, here: The Obama administration has been helping to facilitate a series of events nationwide at Mexican Consulate offices to enroll people in Obamacare – and a key activist says the efforts are “our responsibility” regardless of citizenship. “Whether they’re Mexican nationals or whether they’re United States […]

 

#NCSen: Pro-abortion group Emily’s List forms SuperPAC in NC to help @SenatorHagan

Posted by: ST on March 27, 2014 at 9:32 am » 5 Comments

Get ready for the  next round of “war on women” demagoguery. Bloomberg News reports that embattled Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) will be receiving some more Super-PAC help soon as the pro-abortion group Emily’s List has launched a political action committee here in North Carolina specifically to aid her in her reelection fight: Emily’s List, a Washington […]

 

Shock: “Deadline extended” for #Obamacare enrollees

Posted by: ST on March 26, 2014 at 11:46 am » 3 Comments

  Also known as “welcome to yet another Affordable Care Act delay.” Via The Hill: The Obama administration will extend the March 31 open enrollment deadline for people who say they tried to sign-up for coverage on the new healthcare exchanges but failed to complete the process on time. “Open enrollment ends March 31,” Health […]

 

(Video) Jonah Goldberg on the real meaning of “social justice”

Posted by: Phineas on March 25, 2014 at 1:27 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas “Social justice” is one of those phrases the left loves: stripped of all precision, it means whatever progressives want it to mean — raising the minimum wage, economic redistribution, “rights” for this or that group, etc. It forms a hot mess of unrelated issues, until you see he common thread behind it: […]

 

Democrats play the waiting game on the hope #Obamacare will soon be popular

Posted by: ST on March 25, 2014 at 10:42 am » 3 Comments

The Hill’s Healthwatch blog reports that Democrats are waiting impatiently in hopes that soon the so-called “Affordable Care Act” will become popular with the American people (via Memeorandum): Democrats have been waiting for ObamaCare to become popular for four years. And counting. Congressional leaders and senior White House advisers have been saying since 2010 that […]

 

Aborted babies incinerated to heat British hospitals

Posted by: Phineas on March 24, 2014 at 2:09 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas Just horrifying: The bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has found. Ten NHS trusts have admitted burning foetal remains alongside other rubbish while two others used the bodies in ‘waste-to-energy’ plants which generate power for heat. […]

 

#Obamacare: people who think they have coverage get hit with massive bills

Posted by: Phineas on March 23, 2014 at 3:13 pm » 9 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Correct me if I’m wrong, but wasn’t our new, glorious, designed by unicorns healthcare system supposed to prevent things like this? If you signed up for coverage and made your payments, you weren’t supposed to get crushed by the ensuing medical bills, right? All those horror stories from the dark days before […]

 

From horror to hope: DE clinic where Gosnell worked PT will become food pantry, shelter

Posted by: ST on March 21, 2014 at 6:40 pm » 4 Comments

A wonderful story with which to start off your weekend: A Delaware building where convicted murderer Kermit Gosnell performed abortions is being turned into a emergency food and support center for low-income families. Lutheran Community Services purchased the building in Wilmington, formerly known as Atlantic Women’s Medical Services, to serve as its new headquarters — […]