Posts Tagged ‘ObamaCraps’
Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,January 7th,2017
.. What a bunch of crybabies …
.. considering the complete lack of maturity and professionalism in the obamaCrap Administration , so what did you expect ?? …
.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the news article ..
.. Some real serious whining . Which figures …
.. the Egyptians got a real up-to-date education about Islamic radicalism from Morsi & Co and the Muslim Brotherhood . They decided to take action to save their democracy , rather then have it subverted from within . They see the mess next door in Libya , and the vacumn from the ObamaCraps , and decided to step in and act …
.. good for them !! …
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: decisiveness, Egypt, Libya, ObamaCraps, political immaturity, political maturity, UAE, US | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,December 12th,2016
.. why not do it much closer to home , say , on our southern border ..
.. the ObamaCraps are proposing to do this border strategy [#4000k of border fencing and security] as part of a comprehensive strategy for combating I.S.I.L. …. yes , for combating I.S.I.L. …
.. yet , these bastards refuse to do it along our southern border …
.. [h/t — DebkaFiles.com]..
.. [link] to the intelligence report …
.. Why ?!?! …
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: border security, DebkaFiles, intelligence, intelligence report, ObamaCraps, political argument, political debate | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,November 27th,2016
.. it seems that the guts that Maine Governor Paul LePage has showed is spreading down to Washington , D.C. …
.. somehow , LePage was re – elected Governor of Maine . He was elected in the first place in a four – way race . Now , he was re – elected in a three – way race . Part of that is the guts and leadership that LePage has showed on issues such as this one — IDs for food stamp use ..
.. [h/t — TomFernandezBlog.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..
.. the relevant Fed law and Department of Agriculture regs allow it . However , the ObamaCraps keep waiving the requirements to do so . LePage has dropped the hammer in Maine to enforce the requirement ….
.. Hell , you have to show I.D. [several times] to get any kind of public benefits , for God ‘ s Sake . People do have that kind of I.D. . So , what is the damn problem ? …
.. politics and philosophy , what else , especially with the ObamaCraps . They just do not want it , period …
— Note — I am on Medicaid . Before now , I had the choice to choose to want Medicaid . Now , with ObamaCrapCare , you get it whether you like it or not [if you are at a certain income threshold , or below] . That I hate ….
.. I have had to show ID . Lots of times . I still have my driver ‘ s license , at least for another year and a half . Ditto for my U.S. Passport . I also have my public transit Paratransit I.D. , whcich is also acceptable as a form of Id …
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: application, Department of Agriculture, federal food stamp program, food stamps, identity, Maine, ObamaCraps, Paul LePage, photo ID, public assistance, SNAP, verification | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,October 30th,2016
.. my educated guestimate is No .
.. the ObamaCraps are notorious at gaming the system . They have effectively and severely undermined the Congressional system of oversight by failing to back up Capitol Hill . Congress needs to know that , even with partisan disputes , that the Administration will have its back so that it can do its job of oversight . Right now , the ObamaCraps have gravely undermined that understanding . As a result , Congress cannot effectively do its job …
.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the news report ..
.. worse is the lack of co – operation in the timely production of documents . Congress needs the Administration ‘ s timely co – operation so that it can move on issues in an effective and efficient manner . The Obamacraps have severely undermined that by dragging their feet , time after time , and has badly affected time – known nostrums within our system of government .
.. somehow they have to find a way to fix this , or our system of government , and our freedoms will be severely undermined …
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: civil rights, Congress, lawmaking, ObamaCrap Administration, ObamaCraps, oversight, system of government | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 25th,2016
.. he is not being honest ..
.. how ? ..
.. His Lordship is not facing up to the fact that it will take ground troops to deal with I.S.I.L. . because of that , and because it does not fit his preferred narrative for his politics , his is not being honest with the American people ..
.. [h/t — RealClearpolitics.com/video]..
.. [link] to the video of the speech]..
.. that honesty is what we need to hear . That honesty is what we [as a country] deserve to hear from our POTUS . It is something thatwe are not getting , and that is a gross moral and political failure of the ObamaCrap Administration …
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: Executive Mansion, ObamaCraps, Oval Office, Oval Orafice, POTUS, President, presidential speech, West Wing, White House | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,October 14th,2016
.. when you look at it , you get a pretty good fix on the Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps . These guys [and , likely , some gals] are likely not a bunch of Boy Scouts ..
.. but when you look at them , you give them a pretty harsh judgement . Then and simple . There is no two ways around it ..
.. and then you get the ObamaCrap Administration ..
.. [h/t — WFB.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..
.. thse idiots actually think that the IRGC is actually a civilized organization ..
.. as I put it , ” you Have to Be Kidding !! ” …
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: designation, Iran, Iran Revolutinary Guard Corps, ObamaCrap Admininstration, ObamaCraps | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,September 27th,2016
.. it sure took the ObamaCraps long enough to congratulate Bibi on his election victory . However , it was worse ..
.. it was the ultimate in hypocrisy . Press Secretary JoshBoy Earnest says that ” words matter . ” No kidding …
.. the behavior of the ObamaCraps has been an absolute disgrace . The treatment of an ally in this matter is outrageous . Other administrations have not exactly been buddy buddy with Israeli PMs . But with this administration , it is far beyond that ..
.. [h/t — m.NationalReview.com]..
.. [link] to the blog editorial ..
.. these idiots actually want to push Bibi out the door . Well , they failed . They wanted a complaint Israeli PM . Well , they do not now have one . PM Bibi has every reason to be even more obstinate than before , thus spiting the ObamaCraps . Even the Europeans were civil . They openly congratulated Bibi , without any of the added vitrol . Not the ObamaCraps …
.. The Administrations that now follow His Lordship will have an example of what not to do , and how not to treat an ally . They do not have to like PM Bibi , Issac Hertzog , or any other Israeli leader . They do have to live with them and deal with them . Even the Dems in Congress realize how stupid and petty the obamaCraps have been …
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: Bibi, election victory, example, His Lordship, ObamaCraps, pettiness | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,September 6th,2016
.. gee , I know that POTUS has a ” hard on ” to take away people ‘ s guns . He is not totally stupid . The DemoCraps do not control Congress . In particular , the Dems have little to no prospect for controlling either House of Congress at any time in the near future ..
.. so why do this ? …
.. he wants to show people that he is actually doing something . He knows that a GOP Congress will not go for this . So , why ? …
.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]…
.. [link] to the blog post …
.. he just may well be trying to provoke Congress into an overreaction . What he may end up getting , sooner or later , is the whole of the People of the United States rising up against this Dictator – in – waiting and demand Congress take action to get him out of there …
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: abuse of discretion, abuse of power, ATF, Department of InJustice, lack of discretion, law enforcement, ObamaCrap Administration, ObamaCraps, POTUS, regulatory state | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,August 28th,2016
.. we once had good welfare reform law ..
.. unfortunately , we now have the Age of Obama . Even the states , yes , even the GOP – led states , are taking off on monkeyshines of food stamp eligibility and waivers …
.. what they should be doing is using strict asset tests . My home state [Ohio] does so , and they do not kid around . Most other states do , unfortunately , and the food stamp rolls have exploded nationally as a result ..
.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..
.. we could reform welfare , once again , get people who do not need it off of the damn rolls , and boost the benefit to a somewhat higher level … the hitch ? — we need to get the First Wuss out of office . The sooner he is gone , the better we can get rid of budgetary and immoral crap such as this …
.. Michigan is a case in point . Sure , they wanted the added money . But the ObamaCraps forced them to play by their rules , not Michigan ‘ s . So the asset tests were waived for several years . However , it did not last for long . There were several thousand [yes , THOUSAND] tales of people [such as lottery winners , for example] still getting food stamps and welfare benefits even after winning lottery prizes . No , I am not talking about small change , either . Try $10,000 on up , to say the least …
.. Maine was another example . Even Maine , under the conservative GOPer Paul lePage , took the added money . Then the tales of people with luxury cars , motor homes , vacation homes , and those folks were still getting benefits . So , after his re – election , LePage had had enough . He called the ObamaCraps ‘ bluff , and won . He reimposed strict asset tests [at a level of $5,000 per person] to cull the monkeyshines . It still happens , though , but nowhere near as much …
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: asset test, calling a bluff, Department of Agricuture, food stamps, Government, home state, Maine, Michigan, ObamaCraps, Ohio, Paul LePage, Rick Snyder, states | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,July 3rd,2016
.. especially given the antics that the ObamaCraps [the OCs] have pulled in order to subvert the security of the Israeli state ..
.. y ‘ all should read it ..
.. [h/t –– TruthRevolt.org]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..
.. do the OCs want to give Israel enhanced military aid . YOu have to be kidding . The OCs would rather keep the Israelis under their collectivista thumb , than give them more money . But in this , they are actually will . But , for a price ..
.. They will not allow Israel to go around the OCs [or anyone else] to get more money from Congress . Also , the Israelis cannot do so …
.. what do you think ?? ..
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: agreement, economic aid, israel, Military aid, ObamaCraps, OCs, sovereignty, U.S. | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,May 3rd,2016
.. so , they think that we are idiots …
.. they think that we are stupid …
.. so , what else is new ?? …
.. [h/t — NiceDeb.wordpress.com]..
.. [link] to the speech segment(s) ..
.. this is the story of economist [and ObamaCrapCare architect] Jonathan Gruber shooting off his mouth , and making an idiot of himself ….
.. I have heard of many things , but the supreme arrogance of Gruber is typical of the ObamaCraps . These idiots do not see the world as it really is ; they see it as they would like it to be . And that is the problem …
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: arrogance, design, ObamaCraps, stoopidity | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,April 27th,2016
.. I will tell you what they are doing ..
.. they are attempting to do the ObamaCraps bidding , by banning the most popular ammo for the AR – 15 rifle ..
.. the thing is that other types and forms of ammo can be substituted for use in this gun ..
.. [h/t — BearingArms.com]..
.. [link] to the blog news ..
.. it tells you how oblivious that the ObamaCraps are to guns and gun rights that they are having the ATF pull this kind of stunt . It is doubtful , though , that this stunt will hold water , though . Either the courts will overturn it , or Congress will act to throw it out …
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: ammunition, arms, ATF, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, guns, ObamaCraps | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,January 13th,2016
.. yep , you heard it here , first .
.. POTUS is a Wuss . He is , in matter of fact , the First Wuss . So What else is new ?? …
.. there is a great deal of difference between him and a true and real leader . That man is , of course , King Abdullah II of Jordan ..
.. [h/t — TomFernandez.com]..
.. [link] to the show segment ..
.. the First Wuss takes no forceful action , none whatsoever . He does not even have a clue about the meaning of the word ” leadership . ” …
.. His Majesty is far different . He is leading his country [the kingdom] into war with leadership and decisiveness . Also , a number of Arab nations are rallying to his side , and not ours . For good reason …
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: decisiveness, First Wuss, indecision, Jordan, King Abdullah II, leadership, ObamaCraps, POTUS, weakness | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,January 1st,2016
.. you really have to admit , Sen. Rubio really did his homework on this ..
.. he slipped in this provision into the federal budget [yes , two years ago] that makes any spending by the Feds on the so – called risk corridors ” budget – neutral . I am really surprised that the ObamaCraps let this thing get thru in the first place . Amazed would be a better guess . Another would be the height of arrogance and narcissism , that would make them overlook this …
.. huh ?!?! ..
.. in plain English , the ” risk corridors ” are designed to protect the insurance companies [and the co – ops] from the fallout from excessive #s of claims during the early years of OCC . Making this budget – neutral means that the Obamacraps cannot do a backdoor bailout of the companies , using federal funds ..
.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …
.. so , what has been the fallout from this ?? ..
.. many of the health insurance co – ops have collapsed . Most of the others are on the brink of collapse . Also , insurance companies [large and small] are beginning to pull out of the state OCC cooperatives . This is really putting the states [and their creations] in a financial bind . Also , it could and will get much worse ..
Posted in financial opinion, personal opinion | Tagged: Department of Health and Human Services, health insurance, health insurance policy, insurance, non - profit co operative, ObamaCrapCare, ObamaCraps, regulation, state insurance exchange | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,October 14th,2015
.. when you go into the Oval Office , you need to keep your cool . Remember , you are dealing with POTUS . Even when this twit [His Lordship] is the current occupant of the office ..
.. Miz Hillary is paranoid enough to think that POTUS , Valerie Jarrett , FLOTUS , and others in the Inner Sanctum are leaking to damage her ? Do you blame her ? ..
.. Mr. Bill [her own husband] was once POTUS . She should know better . There are better way to do battle with a POTUS on his / her home turf . What you do not do is lose your cool . You cannot , absolutely , CANNOT behave like a stark raving mad lunatic . Where goes the credibility ? …
.. [h/t — Newsmax.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post …
.. She had to know that word of this was eventually going to get out . When it did , it was going to make her look really bad . Given her situation with the e – mail scandal , it is another thing that Miz Hillary does not need …
.. and the DemoCraps want to nominate this crzy Witch as their Presidential nominee . They have to be nuts . No wonder the ObamaCraps do not want her . She is likely to blow the Upper Midwest [Pennsylvania , Michigan , Wisconsin , Iowa , and possibly even Minnesota] for the Dems . Without those states , they are dead meat …
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: lunacy, lunatic, Miz Hillary, obama, ObamaCraps, Oval Office, stark raving mad | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,August 13th,2015
.. people are operating with brass knuckles in pursuing each and every vote for both the bill and the veto override . A vote on the bill is one thing : the veto override is something else …
.. you have to see this one … it will put pressure on both Blue State Dems and Red State Dems alike …
.. [h/t — HotAir.com]..
.. [link] to the blog post // campaign ad ..
.. it needs to be hard hitting , considering the Chicago Ways that the ObamaCraps will pull to preserve this deal …
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: campaign ad, issue ad, ObamaCraps, the Chicago Way | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,July 8th,2014
.. and , more than that , what are they hiding ?? …
.. Jim Bridenstine is a Member of Congress , specifically from Oklahoma . he obviously knows Ft. Sill very well, includling the barracks in question . What exactly are they trying to hide ??
.. [h/t — theRightScoop]..
.. [link] to the blog news …
.. my guess is that they do not want these kids being interviewed , or , more than that , subpoenaed . You cannot serve a subpoena on someone that you do not know is there , or that you cannot see . Even more so , you cannot interview or serve someone with which you do not have contact …
.. Exactly what are they hiding ?? …
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: border crisis, failure to enforce the law, illegal immigration, immigration, lawlessness, ObamaCraps | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Friday,April 4th,2014
.. not social justice …
.. it is socialist justice …
.. so what do you expect from a bunch of Alinskyites ???
.. [h/t — Bill O ‘ Reilly.com]..
.. [link] to mr. Bill ‘ s Talking Points Memo..
.. with these rummies , it is not just ” doing good ” or ” doing good works , ” ..
.. it is gaining maximum political advantage from it . So what else is new ?? ..
Posted in personal opinion | Tagged: Alinskyite, Christ, Christianity, obama, ObamaCraps, political advantage, politics, Saul Alinsky | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,February 3rd,2014
.. the University of Notre Dame is currently having its annual trustees meeting … at the Vatican , of all places …
.. Pope Francis (yes , the Holy Father , himself) spoke to the trustees …
.. how would I put it … His Holiness put it , ” It is time to step up , folks . ”
.. the Holy Father did put it differently . Yes , I know that . However , I put it in a way that was K.I.S.S. , keep it simple and specific . Popes are like many religious leaders , they tend to get long winded and wordy …
.. [h/t — CNSnews]
.. [link] to the news piece …
(CNSNews.com) – Pope Francis on Thursday told the president and trustees of the University of Notre Dame–which is suing the Obama administration for mandating that its health insurance plans cover sterilizations, contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs–that Notre Dame should defend the freedom of the Catholic Church.
The Catholic Church teaches that sterilization, artificial contraception and abortion are intrinsically immoral.
“The vision which guided Father Edward Sorin and the first religious of the Congregation of Holy Cross in establishing the University of Notre Dame du Lac remains, in the changed circumstances of the twenty-first century, central to the university’s distinctive identity and its service to the Church and American society,” the pope told the delegation from Notre Dame, which visited with him at the Vatican.
“Essential in this regard is the uncompromising witness of Catholic universities to the Church’s moral teaching, and the defense of her freedom, precisely in and through her institutions, to uphold that teaching as authoritatively proclaimed by the magisterium of her pastors,” said the pope, according to a transcript published by the Vatican.
“It is my hope that the University of Notre Dame will continue to offer unambiguous testimony to this aspect of its foundational Catholic identity, especially in the face of efforts, from whatever quarter, to dilute that indispensable witness,” he said. “And this is important: its identity, as it was intended from the beginning. To defend it, to preserve it and to advance it!”
Prof. Carter Snead of Notre Dame Law School saw the pope’s words as encouraging the university in its court battle against the Obama administration’s efforts to restrict the freedom of religion.
“The Holy Father’s words strike me as a timely and profound encouragement to Notre Dame in its continuing efforts to defend its religious liberty in court,” Prof. Snead told CNSNews.com.
They “are a powerful reminder to all of us who love and work for Notre Dame that we have the duty to preserve and expand the university’s witness to the truths affirmed and proclaimed by the Church,” he said.
“As Pope Francis observes, this witness requires the freedom to organize and conduct the work of the university in a manner that reflects these truths,” said Snead. “It seems to me that the dangerous effort to ‘dilute that indispensable witness’ is the HHS contraceptive/abortifacient mandate.”
On May 21, 2012 Notre Dame filed suit against the regulation that the Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius issued under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that requires almost all health insurance plans to cover sterilization, contraceptive and abortion-inducing drugs. A federal judge initially dismissed the lawsuit in December 2012, arguing that Notre Dame lacked standing at the time to bring the suit. The university filed suit again in December 2013.
Although some other organizations that are suing to stop the sterilization-contraception-abortifacient mandate have been granted injunctions against enforcement of it while their complaints work their way through the courts, a panel of judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on December 31, 2013 denied Notre Dame’s emergency motion for a stay.
After that action by court, Notre Dame continued to press its lawsuit, but began to comply with the federal regulation that required it to notify the third-party administration of its self-insurance plan that the administrator would be providing the disputed coverage.
“Having been denied a stay, Notre Dame is advising employees that pursuant to the Affordable Care Act, our third party administrator is required to notify plan participants of coverage provided under its contraceptives payment program,” said Paul Browne, Notre Dame’s vice president for public affairs and communications, according to WNDU. “As part of an ongoing legal action, however, the program may be terminated once the university’s lawsuit on religious liberty grounds against the HHS mandate has worked its way through the courts.”
A professor of history at Notre Dame, Holy Cross Father Bill Miscamble told the National Catholic Register that he was disappointed “with the tepid way in which Notre Dame has acquiesced with the Obamacare provisions and authorized its health-insurance administrator to implement the HHS mandate.”
Gerard Bradley, a professor at the Notre Dame School of Law, wrote in a post on National Review’s Bench Memos, “The reasons for [violating the ACA contraception mandate] would be, as Notre Dame asserted in its formal complaint in the local federal court, that so ‘triggering’ the coverage would be tantamount to facilitating abortions in violation of the university’s Catholic beliefs.”
Under the Obamacare regulation, the university says in its lawsuit, “Notre Dame must provide, or facilitate the provision of, abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization, and contraceptive services to its employees in violation of the centuries’ old teachings of the Catholic Church.”
“If the government can force religious institutions to violate their beliefs in such a manner, there is no apparent limit to the Government’s power,” says the Notre Dame lawsuit. “Such an oppression of religious freedom violates Notre Dame’s clearly established constitutional and statutory rights.”
… LEC here again — It is time to step up , folks . Get to it , and uphold your moral standards ! …
Posted in historical opinion, moral opinion, moral opposition, personal opinion | Tagged: Abortion, abortion mandate, appealate court, court battle, Curia, essential benefits package, legal standing, legal stay, legal truth, moral opposition, moral question, moral stand, moral truth, ObamaCrapCare, ObamaCraps, Pope Francis I, Pro-Life, Religious belief, religious truth, Roman Catholic Church, University of Notre Dame, US Supreme Court, Vatican | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Monday,January 27th,2014
.. but just not this bad .
.. so far , from the enrollees , the great mass that are enrolling in ObamaCrapCare are coming from the private market . Only 12% of them are actually uninsured . Which is a significant problem .
.. The idea of ObamaCrapCare is to cover the uninsured . What it has been doing , however , has been to totally screw up the regular insurance markets . It has also called into question how many people are actually uninsured , and how those numbers are being measured . Where that hits is that if these folks are not enrolling , is why ? The law ‘ s official name is the Affordable Care Act . if the insurance is in fact unaffordable …
.. [h/t — HotAir]
.. [link] to the post [and the interview]
Aetna CEO: We might have to pull out of ObamaCare because it’s not attracting uninsured
One of the nation’s biggest health insurers is worried enough about a scenario in which it would have to pull out of Obamacare exchanges that its CEO is willing to talk about the possibility on national TV from Davos. It may be partly a signal to the administration to get this train moving, but it’s no doubt also a reckoning with reality. Obamacare is not attracting the uninsured, and if the administration would stop changing the rules long enough for insurers to get a handle on who is in the exchange population, they’d no doubt find that population is far more sick and expensive than it was supposed to be.
Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini told CNBC on Wednesday that Obamacare has failed to attract the uninsured, and he offered a scenario in which the insurance company could be forced to pull out of program.
The company will be submitting Obamacare rates for 2015 on May 15.
“Are they going to be double-digit [increases] or are we going to get beat up because they’re double-digit or are we just going to have to pull out of the program?” Bertolini asked in a “Squawk Box” interview from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “Those questions can’t be answered until we see the population we have today. And we really don’t have a good view on that.”
He said that so far, Obamacare has just shifted people who were insured in the individual market to the public exchanges where they could get a better deal on a subsidy for coverage. “We see only 11 percent of the population is actually people that were firmly uninsured that are now insured. So [it] didn’t really eat into the uninsured population.”
For Obamacare to work better, it needs more flexibility and choice of insurance programs, Bertolini said. “We need to make it a lot more simpler for people. There needs to be more choice. When you get more choice, you make it more of a market and you get more people in the program.”
Bertolini’s comments illustrate the bind the insurance industry is in—and, yes, they jumped in with Obama on this deal expecting a bunch of people to be forced to buy their product. Obamacare has failed in such a way as to force them to raise rates dramatically. If they raise rates dramatically, the very administration that needs them to stick with the program will be calling them bad apple patent medicine salesmen because vilifying them will be the only hope for politically extricating itself from its policy failure, at least temporarily. And, in the meantime, the industry can’t even get a handle on who is in the exchanges because the administration keeps changing the rules every five minutes. A couple of industry folks told me last week, even if the news about the make-up of the exchanges is bad, it’d be better to figure it out, get some experience with the population, and gauge what can be done for cost containment. Obama’s short-sighted game of switcheroo doesn’t allow much actuarial science to take place.
Posted in financial opinion, Investigative, media strategy, personal opinion, stupidity | Tagged: choice, complete stupidity, demographic, flexibility, health insurance, insurance company, insurance industry, insurance markets, insurance price, ObamaCrapCare, ObamaCraps, political deal, political strategy, uninsured | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,January 26th,2014
.. and the chaos therein .
.. the implementation of ObamaCrapCare has been a colossal failure . Even with the repairs of the website , it is not complete . The middle section [the 834 reports on enrollment] is still throwing off periodic errors , giving the insurers little confidence in enrollment numbers and reports from the government . They have had to take action themselves to reconcile things in order to get an accurate idea of who is enrolled , and who is not .
.. What is worse is the back end . It is still being built . Crist , you would figure that it would have been designed and put together before launch . Not so . Since CGI has been canned by the ObamaCraps , and Accenture has been brought in , hopefully there will be prompt and swift progress in the work . CGI was waaaay over its head . Accenture is a class outfit , top – of – the – mark in the consulting business . They should have been brought in in the first place , damn dummies !
.. it does , however , take time to do the work . Since it will take months to fix the whole operation , and finish the back end , Moody ‘ s has put the entire health care sector under negative outlook financially . to be honest , they deserve it …
.. [h/t — NationalReview]
.. [link] to the video link
Posted in economic opinion, financial opinion, Investigative, personal opinion | Tagged: Accenture, CGI, construction, consulting, design, disaster, incompetence, ObamaCrapCare, ObamaCraps, software | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Saturday,December 21st,2013
.. the one making so – called ” hardship exceptions ” to many people , is going to cause hell in the organization and finances of the exchanges ..
.. Worse yet , many of those exchanges (the ones that the states set up) are in blue states . So , these dummies have to pony up for the expansion of Medicaid AND the financial problems of the state exchanges , many or most of which are non – profits , with state charters …
.. These exchanges are going to go back to their respective states for more money , and there is going to be sticker shock on the amount . Doubly so with the Medicaid Bill . Expanding Medicaid as much as the ObamaCraps did is going to stick these states with one honey of a budgetary stomachache for the bill … the larger ones may survive , but the smaller ones will come hat in hand back to D.C. for help … and H.H.S. will have no legal authority to give them any $$ …
Posted in financial opinion, personal opinion, political strategy | Tagged: Barack Obama, medicaid, Nonprofit organization, ObamaCraps, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, politics, Unintended consequences, United States | Leave a Comment »
Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,December 1st,2013
.. this one is a continuation of the antics of the government over the last 50 years …
.. Also , it is a result of the Law of UnIntended Consequences , resulting from the adoption of the ObamaCrapCare bill . These idiots never seem to learn that their actions have consequences , and because of them , what happens results in the opposite effects from what they wanted to happen . Duuuh !!! ….
[link] — video clip from the Special Report with Bret Baier panel .
.. These morons use the reductions in reimbursements to doctors and hospitals to finance their Rube Goldberg contraption . Then , when things start to happen , like when hospitals choose not to participate in the ObamaCrapCare networks , or , when the State Exchanges exclude them , and some of them go kaput ! , well , duh !! …
.. Also , they do the same with reimbursement payments to doctors . They expect from their economic analysis that the same or greater #s of doctors will continue to practice . Then , when multitudes of doctors leave the profession , or choose to retire , they are shocked , yes , shocked by the action . Then they wonder why the newly insured cannot find a doctor to treat them .
.. Dummies , if you want medicine to function properly , you need to reintroduce market ecconomics into the system . That includes the functions where the government participates in the system . You think medical inflation in the private sector is the result of the private sector . It is not , stupid . It is because of 50 years of low – ball cheapskating by governments that the inflation comes privately . What do you expect ?
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Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,September 18th,2013
.. The employers can do the math …
cost of administering health insurance (incl. health ins. itself)
less : ObamaCrapCare fine
financial gain from dumping employees into the
.. The dummies set the fines for dumping people into the exchanges far too low . if those idiots had been thinking , they would have set the fees for the “fines” for putting employees into the exchanges at a far higher level , and then index them to inflation . Now , those dummies are reaping the fruits of the consequences , not thinking about how the market would react to ObamaCrapCare . Thus , the law of unintended consequences continues to strike .
.. You add that , onto the reductions in working hours because of ObamaCrapCare , you get what is happening now . It was eminently and easily forseeable . If only those markets understood the markets , and how that they really worked . But nooooooooo …. . Nice going , Dumb – Dumbs !!
.. Also , the ObamaCraps had publically run exchanges in mind . They would be ones run by the states themselves , or by regional entities , or by non – profits . What they did not want and did not expect was that there would be for – profit exchanges out there .
.. Also , Walgreens is doing this by what is called “defined contribution.” A defined contribution (D.C.) plan basically lets the insured have their choice of insured plans , in this case within the privately – run exchange that Walgreens has chosen for them . Also , Walgreens is attempting to limit their health insurance exposure . The “fine” for non – participation is so loooow that it is worth it to them to have the employees go to the privately run exchange for their health insurance choices . The D.C. helps protect them from the increasing cost of medicine by going to this privately – run for – profit exchange .
.. Quite clever by Walgreens . And not what the ObamaCraps had in mind …
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Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,September 3rd,2013
.. not yesterday . not two days ago . Now !
.. If the potential of an attack on Syria is important enough that he would seek Congressional authorization , then he should act to recall Congress . He should recall them without delay …
POTUS should recall Congress
.. I do not think that he has the guts , but he should take the lead .
.. When you give the orders to engage the military , you cannot assume that things will be simple . They never are . You take an action to send in missiles , and then someone else will react . You cannot anticipate their reaction . Especially with the current crowd , you really cannot be sure how other countries will react .
.. POTUS also has to act to make the case . Congress will act to support him . They are not a bunch of wussies , unlike him . They will act to support him . It takes courage and leadership , neither of which this current administration has exhibited . It also takes trust . The ObamaCraps have a real problem with the trust thing . They may have the powers and the duties of the office , but they are not really all that trusted with them .
.. POTUS should remember that he is just the head of one of three co – equal branches of government . POTUS is not a dictator . Just because he says boo , things do not happen automatically like people are a bunch of automatons . He has to lead .
.. There will be a debate . Sooner would be preferable to later . Before the act would be definitely preferred to after the act . The debate will come , like it or not . Honesty is preferrable . Do not lie about things . Just do not let things all hang out , either .
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Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,May 30th,2013
.. I am amazed at the stuff that the ObamaCrap Administration has been trying to get
away with . You would have thought that they would have studied previous White House
playbooks , and talked to other people . It at least would have given them ideas on
what NOT to do . but NOOOOO . We are ObamaCrats . We are superior to them . We walk on
water . We are better than them .
.. Yeah , riiiggghhht ! Guess what , Dummies ? Those Mistakes have been made before .
This time , you idiots have made them , and new versions of old ones . Some real honeys
, to be sure . Abusing opponents with the I.R.S. is a moldy oldy . But , going after
the media . Making FoxNewsChannel sympathetic ! Waaay to go , you stupid fools .
.. Nice Going . You are likely going to do damage to Dems in the Senate . Most likely ,
any chance of gaining the House are now gone . More likely , the DummyCrats are going
to lose seats in both chambers . Maybe even the Senate , if things keep going . DuuuH
.. Any other White House (even the Clintonoids) , and these idiots would be out the
door . In a dignified manner , yes , but they would be gone . It is incredible that the
ObamaCraps are that arrogant . But , they are , and that is going to cause incalculable
political and financial damage to them . Stupid !!!!
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