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… there will be a Bailout of Insurance Companies …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,December 26th,2013

.. and it will burn the DemoCraps badly ..

.. you may wonder : how ? and why ? It is already written into the ObamaCrapCare bill . The feature in question is what is called ” risk corridors . ” Basically , if the insurance companies take on excessive amounts of risk , they will be compensated for it . It is in the law , already .

.. [h/t — http://DailyCaller.com%5D
.. [link] to the article and video clip …

.. Boy , does that stink . The insurers got into bed with the ObamaCraps on this bill , and got a provision like this placed into the bill . it covers their financial backsides , so that they will not lose excessive amounts of money . They may not make much , though , but they will not lose their shirts , either . What is worse is that the C.B.O. ” scored ” this feature as having no net financial effect on the bill . Are you kidding ?

.. It will not have a net effect on the insurers . They will be contractually covered for any losses outside certain ” boundaries , ” or the ” risk corridors . ” Guess who it will screw , and badly ? Yep , the taxpayer , and Big Time ! Nice one , DemoCraps . You have given more ” bulletin board ” material to the G.O.P. . Duuuh !

.. the Insurance business does not come without risk . It is the way the thing operates . Well , it is the way it is supposed to operate . If an insurer misprices its risks , or does not invest its premiums well enough to smooth things out , well …. . It is supposed to go out of business , or at least go bankrupt , so someone else can take over its market and business . Those idiots got into bed with His Lordship and the rest of the Dems , so that they could protect themselves . Now , they look like a bunch of ” errand boys ” for POTUS and for H.H.S. . See what happens .

.. Those dummies may end up losing their shirts , anyway . Serves them right !

.. It may not have much effect at first , at least in 2014 . It will in 2015 , and become an anchor around the necks of the Dems in the 2016 Presidential campaign . An expensive one , at that …

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… Yea , Why Does Not Joe Manchin become a Republican ? …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,December 21st,2013

.. it is , because he is a rare bird , ” Scoop Jackson ” Democrat .

.. Also , it is while those of his kind are accepted in the DemoCrap party . At the rate things are going , the younger and more ultraliberal crowd is ruling the roost in the Senate Dem caucus .

.. [link] to Charles Krauthammer ‘ s teaseing of Senator Manchin , when he was in Special Report ‘ s Center Seat on Fox News Channel the other night …

.. They are a majority , right now , so Manchin will probably stay . Once he feels alienated enough , and / or the idiots in that caucus ” burn down the house ” and drive the DemoCraps into the minority , Manchin will be an excellent candidate to switch parties [re : the way that Richard Shelby did in 1994 , when he crossed over , after the GOP blowout victory] . The only difference is that Manchin will likely do that BEFORE it happens …

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… One should Watch These Folks at Work [Fox News Sunday panel] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,December 2nd,2013

[h/t realclearpolitics.com/video]

George Will

George Will (Photo credit: Keith Allison)

.. video link [here] ..

.. with this , you have your choice of subjects . Either choose the diplomatic brawl over the Afghanistan debate , or the supposed ” relaunch ” over ObamaCrapCare …

.. especially George Will and Brit Hume .

.. George Will being added to the lineup at Fox News is a great get for them . Will has a giant ‘ s intellect , with a genius ‘ instinct for gifted writing to match . When he gets to go at it with others in his weight class , such as Brit Hume , Charles Krauthammer , and Bill O ‘ Reilly , it is really a special treat . Watching them hash out and through an issue is really something …

.. I pity Evan Bayh and Jane Harman , especially Harman . Neither of these two is an intellectual lightweight . But either of these two matching up in an intellectual brawl against a giant , such as Will … no mas !!

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… Superb Point by Dr. Krauthammer [Iran and the ” Bomb “] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,November 26th,2013

… this [point] was brought up , I believe , by Dr. Charles Krauthammer on “Special Report with Bret Baier” the other night .

.. It is outstanding . The more I think about the Iran – nukes deal , the more that I hate the damn thing . And the more that it smells and looks like a modern – day version of Munich from September 1938 .

.. May God in Heaven Help us All !! ..

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… to Get the Measure of a Man [Netanyahu] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,November 25th,2013

.. let it be from someone you know you can call a friend .

.. this video [segment] is from an interview that the Daily Caller did recent with Dr. Charles Krauthammer , on the

The Likud Party led by Benjamin Netanyahu wins...

The Likud Party led by Benjamin Netanyahu wins a narrow victory in the Israeli general election (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

publication of his new book , entitled [Things That Matter : Three Decades of Passions , Pastimes , and Politics ] . He has known Prime Minister Netanyahu for over 30 years , and have been close friends for all of that time . Krauthammer has interviewed Bibi during that time , and knows him well …

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… Great Job , Dr. Charles …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,November 20th,2013

.. this one is a video clip of Dr. Charles Krauthammer on the panel for “Special Report with Bret Baier” on Tuesday evening .

.. Dr. Krauthammer ids the numerous issues with the ObamaCrapCare rollout debacle , and tears into the ObamaCrap Administration deservedly for their “indescribable level of incompetence . “

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… Nice Pickup , Dr. Charles [on ObamaCrapCare] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,November 14th,2013

.. this video clip [link] is Dr. Charles Krauthammer , appearing on Special Report with Bret Baier , as a part of the panel discussion .

.. he commented that it was political , done in order to give congressional DemoCraps cover (try , potential cover) from “panic mode” over the collapse in political and public support for ObamaCrapCare .

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… Once Again , Spot On [Charles Krauthammer , on POTUS] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,September 17th,2013

.. POTUS should get some kind of award for the bad taste stunt of the year . With all of the stuff going on in D.C. , POTUS picks one hell of a bad time to deliver a hyper – partisan speech . Right in the middle of an on-going crisis , no less .

.. Dr. Charles Krauthammer has , in his usual masterful and succinct style , nailed him for it …

[link] [h/t–RealClearPolitics]

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: The president in that speech was back to hyper-partisan mode, slashing attack on Republicans. At one point he is speaking of the Republicans, he said, ‘and some of them are decent.’ Quite a remarkable thing for a president to say if you expect any cooperation. And to do this within minutes of 13 Naval employees, brave Americans lying dead, I thought was in extremely bad taste. He could have waited until tomorrow. It isn’t as if this is a holy anniversary, he could have spoken later in the week which is the week that marks the fifth year of the crisis.

And on Syria, he said, having dealt with the Syrian issue, which is another farce. He has opened up a can of worms. There is no way we’re going to disarm Syria. This is a fig leaf, it’s nothing more.

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… Another Classic Take from Dr. Krauthammer [Fox News Special Report panel]

Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,September 13th,2013

.. I love reading Dr. Charles Krauthammer , and the only thing that is better is watching him in action on the panel of

English: Vladimir Putin in KGB uniform Deutsch...

English: Vladimir Putin in KGB uniform Deutsch: Der junge Wladimir Putin in KGB-Uniform Français : Vladimir Poutine en uniforme du KGB (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

commentators on FoxNewsChannel ‘ s Special Report with Bret Baier .

.. This one is another classic , where the eminent Dr. Charles takes apart POTUS and his cast of idiots [link]

.. text —

Russian president Vladimir Putin’s recent op-ed in the New York Times is what you get from an American inept foreign policy, Charles Krauthammer said Thursday night.

“Well, these are the fruits of a completely incompetent, epically incompetent foreign policy,” Krauthammer said in his regular panel appearance on Special Report. He argued that the op-ed by Putin, whom he called “a KGB thug,” served as an “index” of how badly Obama has been “played.”

“What we’re seeing here is Putin so confident of himself after Obama had to acquiesce to this face-saving negotiation that he could actually engage in this,” Krauthammer said.

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… Spot On , Dr. Charles [Krauthammer] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,August 8th,2013

.. as is his wont , Dr . Charles Krauthammer is one of the wisest wordsmiths that I have ever heard , or have read . To think about how remarkable a career that he has had , and that he completed his education (including medical school) while a paraplegic , maybe even a quadriplegic . Wow !!

.. He is economical with his words , and he and I are often on the same page . Philosophically , that is . Not always , but most of the time . This nugget of wisdom from “Special Report” with Bret Baier on FoxNewsChannel is right on target and spot on point …

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… Nice Take , Dr. Charles ! …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,July 22nd,2013

.. Krauthammer , that is .

.. RealClearPolitics is carrying a video of the segment of his commentary from the beginning of the roundtable segment from Friday ‘ s edition of FoxNewsChannel ‘ s SpecialReport , which Bill Hemmer was guest hosting for Bret Baier . As usual , Dr. Krauthammer (who is a psychiatrist , and an active and practicing one) nails the issue right on the head . Just in case the video link [here] fails , the text I will provide below …

..CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: I thought it was a political speech addressed to his constituency on the left, which I thought was unfortunate, even though it sounded like a philosophical speech addressed to the whole nation. I gave him and Holder credit all week for trying to deracialize the issue and what Obama did, I think, unfortunately today is to re-racialize it.

The first statement he issued after the verdict on Saturday, I think it was, was to talk about we have to honor what the jury decided. And then he spoke about helping our communities, thinking about our neighbors and gun control. But it wasn’t about race, and as we know from the trial, race was not an issue in the trial. The prosecution didn’t speak of race; the jury said it wasn’t an issue; the FBI investigation didn’t find any hint of racism in Zimmerman, but Obama reinjected it. Now, to give him the benefit of the doubt and I’m not sure why I still do. Three days in a row, I probably ought to consult a physician by now.

I think the main message of the speech was what he buried which was they are not going to continue, they’re not going to pursue a federal prosecution. He knows, Holder knows there is no case for a hate crime. But he buried it, it a throw-away line. And the rest — all the racial stuff, and the sympathy he expressed for all those who were upset — I think was a rhetorical fog, if you like, a compensation for the fact they are not going to get the demand that you’re going to hear in the demonstrations tomorrow for federal charge against Zimmerman. So I think it was a balancing act as a way to mitigate the fact that they are not going to pursue an unwinnable prosecution of Zimmerman. (Special Report, July 19, 2013)
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… Spot On , Dr. Krauthammer [on WalMart] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,July 11th,2013

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walmart beijing (Photo credit: galaygobi)

.. WalMart is working its fanny off to bring jobs to the inner cities . The best way for that is for them to bring regular WalMart stores , SuperCentres , and support centers to those area . The lower prices that these shops would bring would likely be a heaven – sent blessing to the local market . The jobs , it would be said , would be even better for the local economy .

.. WalMarts are not small stores . The average regular store is around 70k to 75k square ft in size . The supercentres are around 175k to 225k sq ft in size . And , their product offerings are second to none . You name , just about , they usually have it .

.. Yet , the company receives a great deal of resistance and flack from the business , from unions , and from politicians . The businesses fear the competition . The unions fear the loss of dues , and the jobs of their members . The politicians ‘ interests are usually tied in to those of the previous two .

.. In Washington , D.C. , Mayor Vincent Gray is trying to bring WalMart to the city . Nonetheless , the D.C. city council has other ideas in mind . Like enacting what is known as a “living wage” law for the city . For the whole city ? Nooooo ! Only for companies whose stores are 75k square feet , or larger . Guess who that means ?

.. Yep . WalMart . No one else generally has stores that big . If the D.C. City Council passed that law for the whole city , at least (if not suicidal) , it would be understandible . They did not . Mayor Gray will veto the bill , but the Council may well override him . Congress should step in .

.. Congress is given (in the Constitution) exclusive jurisdiction over legislation over the District . In this case , it should step in , and slap the D.C. Council down . That is , unless the Courts beat them to it . What the Council has passed , is , as Dr. Charles Krauthammer put on this night ‘ s edition of Special Report , a bill of attainder ..

.. Big Oops !

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… Remembering Margaret Thatcher …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,April 9th,2013

.. the good Dr . Charles Krauthammer (may God Bless Him always) puts his personal take on the passing of maggie ronniethe now late Rt . Honourable Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher . He is , perhaps , these days , one of the best wordsmiths that there is out there these days . …http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbCsh3iqk9E&feature=player_embedded

.. p.s. — I share his  opinion ..

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