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We’re from Obamacare, and we’re here to help

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 6:35pm 10/8/2013 at 6:35pm

One week into its launch, the Obamacare website continues to struggle with glitches, even after some weekend downtime that was supposed to start addressing some of those issues.

Information technology experts have been skeptical of the administration’s claims that all of the technical issues have been due solely to unexpected overwhelming demand.

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IT experts skeptical Obamacare website has just “traffic” problem

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 7:04pm 10/6/2013 at 7:04pm

The other day, I wrote that long wait times are not the only issue with the Obamacare website, highlighting my skepticism of the administration’s claims that high volume was to blame for all the glitches in the system.

It turns out that Reuters news agency spoke with five technology experts who expressed...

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Long wait times not the only issue with Obamacare website

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 4, 2013 at 7:21pm 10/4/2013 at 7:21pm

Since its initial rollout on Tuesday, the Healthcare.gov system has been plagued by technical glitches and long wait times. Some have tried to offer potential reasons, explaining that the system must communicate with many other systems and that’s further complicated by the fact that the intake its receiving is unique to...

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The IRS Workers’ Union Also Wants Exemption from ObamaCare

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 26, 2013 at 9:30am 7/26/2013 at 9:30am

First the Teamsters, UFCW, and UNITE-HERE expressed their belated disapproval of the ObamaCare Tax monstrosity, and now the IRS employee union wants to be exempted from Obamacare.  The Teamsters, et al., made points that we’ve been making since 2009, points they willfully ignored...

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Obamacare innovation: who does it benefit?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 8:10am 5/30/2013 at 8:10am

The other day, when I was researching my post about Thomas Friedman and Obamacare, I contacted an old blogging buddy of mine – I was on the Watcher’s Council with him a few years ago – Scott Kirwin (aka The Razor).

Scott views Obamacare through the prism of his wife’s medical practice...

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Great Britain’s doctors and nurses poised to strike after cost-cutting measures leaked

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 16, 2012 at 10:48am 7/16/2012 at 10:48am

Britain’s National Health Services’ plans to “avert a funding crisis” by cutting doctors’ and nurses’ salaries by around 5 percent, along with some receiving cuts in overtime and vacation, have been leaked.

The organization representing Britain’s doctors and nurses, the British Medical Association, has yet to reveal whether they will pursue a...

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Term “Obamacare,” once derided by left, now embraced

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 9:30am 7/12/2012 at 9:30am

Sheila Jackson-Lee, Jan Schakowsky, and David Axelrod have all done an about-turn on merits of the term “Obamacare” after a recent decision to allow its use in “franked” U.S. government mail.

Franking privileges, which allow mail to be sent from congressional offices as part of their “allocated spending stipend,” are restricted from...

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New RNC ad hits on that taxing aspect

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 29, 2012 at 12:38pm 6/29/2012 at 12:38pm

Today the RNC released a t.v. ad hitting Obama on his denials that Obamacare is a tax:

Hot Air writes:

This is probably the best attack that Republicans and Mitt Romney can muster from yesterday’s defeat — and it’s likely to be effective.  Whatever boost Obama gets politically from prevailing at the Court...

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The Obamacare ruling from a marketer’s perspective

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 29, 2012 at 11:34am 6/29/2012 at 11:34am

The Obamacare ruling has implications beyond those affecting policy and judicial precedent; the Supreme Court decision allows Obama to claim the total success of his far-Left ideology, with a stamp of approval that goes all the way up to the Supreme Court.

Why is that so important to a political marketer?

I recently...

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