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ABC Diane Sawyer Obamacare numbers release 11-13-2013

Why join Dems as they keep digging the Obamacare ditch?

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2013

Why join Dems as they keep digging the Obamacare ditch?

ABC Diane Sawyer Obamacare numbers release 11-13-2013
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11/13/2013 at 7:56pm
Why should the Republicans try to pull Obamacare’s fat out of the fire by correcting some of its most anger-provoking consequences? DrewM at Ace of Spades HQ asks a Good question: The GOP has to be seen doing something. That’s just reality. Millions of people who played by the rules are losing their insurance…
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Marissa Alexander

No Bail for Marissa Alexander, Case Held Over Until January

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2013

No Bail for Marissa Alexander, Case Held Over Until January

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11/13/2013 at 5:24pm
Marissa Alexander’s motion for bail was left undecided today, when the Judge responsible for the decision decided to delay further action on the matter until January 15, 2014. Alexander’s attorney had made a request for bail in anticipation of her re-trial on charges of aggravated assault, using a firearm, against…
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Obamacare sign up release 11-13-2013

Obamacare numbers released – only 27k sign up through healthcare.gov

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2013

How many of these sign ups are just “in the cart”?

Obamacare numbers released – only 27k sign up through healthcare.gov

Obamacare sign up release 11-13-2013
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11/13/2013 at 4:29pm
The “official” numbers have been released by HHS: Some 106,185 people signed up for Obamacare in its first month of operation, a period marred by major technological problems with both the federal and state enrollment websites. Fewer than 27,000 Americans selected an insurance plan through the federal healthcare.gov site, which is handling…
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Hillary Obama Debate Mandate

Never Forget: Hillary was more pro-mandate than Obama

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2013

Never Forget: Hillary was more pro-mandate than Obama

Hillary Obama Debate Mandate
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11/13/2013 at 1:40pm
Hillary supporters are trying to distance her from the Obamcare debacle. Don’t talk about it, she is told.  Meanwhile, Bill is stabbing Obama in the back by telling him to honor his promise to the American people that they could keep their health plan. It’s all about the mandate.  Forcing people “into the…
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Face of Obamacare Girl

“Obamacare Girl” Identified

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2013

“Obamacare Girl” Identified

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11/13/2013 at 11:23am
The most sought after facial recognition in memory. The real woman behind this sadly-iconic photo from healthcare.gov was a mystery for weeks:   Now she has been located by ABC News. She’s a Colombian with permanent resident status who didn’t get paid for the photo shoot. She complains that she is being bullied by…
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Israel Haters and Hezbollah at the University of Washington

Guest Post by Michael Roberts  ▪  November 13, 2013

While life goes on as usual in the caffeinated city, a concentrated and vicious strain of Israel hatred has taken root at the center of Washington State’s flagship University.

Israel Haters and Hezbollah at the University of Washington

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Guest Post by Michael Roberts
11/13/2013 at 10:56am
I received the call in the late afternoon, “do you want to go to BDS 101 at The University of Washington tonight?” BDS stands for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction of Israel and represents a radical movement bent on the destruction of the Jewish State. The D in BDS should stand for…
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LIVE: Top IT officials testify on HealthCare.gov rollout

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2013

LIVE: Top IT officials testify on HealthCare.gov rollout

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11/13/2013 at 9:30am
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday morning at 9:30am with top administration Information Technology officials to examine the rollout of HealthCare.gov. You can watch below. Among the issues likely to be addressed at the hearing are security and testing of the website, as well as IT…
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Obamacare across the web

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2013

Obamacare across the web

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11/13/2013 at 8:30am
It was a busy day yesterday for Obamacare news, especially as today’s hearing with healthcare.gov IT officials on the Hill has approached.  We’ve collected a small sampling of the day’s stories: As the administration prepares to release enrollment numbers later this week, CNN reported the White House lowers Obamacare expectations amid lackluster…
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Branco Cartoon – Promises, Schomises

Posted by  ▪  November 13, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Promises, Schomises

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11/13/2013 at 7:00am
Note: You may reprint this cartoon provided you link back to this source.  To see more Legal Insurrection Branco cartoons, click here. Branco’s page is Cartoonist A.F.Branco
 
Hillary Clinton What Difference Does It Make

Thank you Elizabeth Warren boosters for reminding us how unappealing Hillary is

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2013

Thank you Elizabeth Warren boosters for reminding us how unappealing Hillary is

Hillary Clinton What Difference Does It Make
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11/12/2013 at 6:32pm
There is a reason the entire left side of the nation arose with their hopes and prayers seeming to be answered as soon as Noam Scheiber raised the possibility of an Elizabeth Warren challenge to Hillary. It was as if a great, lumbering, stale weight had been lifted from their souls. Even if…
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Suspect expected to plead guilty in Miss Teen USA ‘sextortion’ case

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2013

Suspect expected to plead guilty in Miss Teen USA ‘sextortion’ case

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11/12/2013 at 3:05pm
The 19 year old suspect accused of hacking into the computer of Miss Teen USA to activate its webcam, take nude photos of her without her knowledge and then threatening to post the photos online, is expected to plead guilty to extortion and computer hacking. From NBC News: The suspect in the “sextortion”…
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Media connection to Obamacare Navigator fraud videos

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2013

Media connection to Obamacare Navigator fraud videos

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11/12/2013 at 1:00pm
Project Veritas published a video showing members of the nonprofit National Urban League (NUL) appearing to counsel applicants to lie on their Obamacare forms and “defraud the federal government.” Alarming and quite a preview of the corruption that will come with our new bureaucracy. Helpful also to take a look at…
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John Kerry and the Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week in Diplomacy

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler 11/12/2013 – John Kerry’s MSM Cheerleaders

John Kerry and the Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week in Diplomacy

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11/12/2013 at 11:00am
I almost feel bad for Secretary of  State, John Kerry. This really has been a brutal few days for him. There was the op-ed by Jackson Diehl John Kerry’s Middle East dream world All this was before his weekend trip to Geneva for what became a failed attempt to close a deal with…
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Top HealthCare.gov official unaware of potential security risks

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2013

Top HealthCare.gov official unaware of potential security risks

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11/12/2013 at 9:00am
The chief official responsible for managing the trouble-plagued HealthCare.gov website project says he was unaware of a memo that outlined several potentially significant security issues before he’d signed off on the recommendation for the website’s launch. The House Oversight and Reform Committee interviewed Henry Chao, CMS’s top operational official for the project,…
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has duped us once already

Posted by  ▪  November 12, 2013

Hassan Rouhani once concluded a nuclear deal with the West. Don’t get fooled again.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has duped us once already

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11/12/2013 at 7:30am
Aside from the specific problems with the potential deal between the so-called P5+1 and Iran (and the way it’s reported), there’s a historical precedent that’s troubling. One of the reasons many in the West saw Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s election as a harbinger for rapprochement with Iran was because when Rouhani was…
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Obamacare to book fictitious sales, I mean “enrollees” (O’Keefe video added)

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2013

Obamacare to book fictitious sales, I mean “enrollees” (O’Keefe video added)

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11/11/2013 at 8:08pm
Booking fictitious sales, or sales that are contingent, falls within a common definition of accounting fraud. In yet another example of how poorly things are going, the Obama administration will count as enrollees people who have completed the application process, but not yet paid, via WaPo: The fight over how to define the…
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Lori Gottlieb

Tax The American Prospect to pay this lady’s increased health care bill

Posted by  ▪  November 11, 2013

Tax The American Prospect to pay this lady’s increased health care bill

Lori Gottlieb
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11/11/2013 at 5:47pm
Lori Gottlieb, a writer at The Atlantic found out that she can’t keep her plan even though she liked it, and the new one will cost $5400 more. Writing in The NY Times, she explained that her friends insisted her sacrifice was small compared to easing the suffering of millions helped by Obamacare,…
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