Obamacare Website Company Was Fired by Canadian Government for Poor Performance

From the Gateway Pundit: Oh well. It only cost $634 million. The Canadian government fired the parent company of CGI Federal, the prime contractor for the problem-plagued Obamacare health exchange websites, last year for poor performance. So it only makes sense that the Obama Administration would be working with them. Heck, it’s not their money. FrontPage reported: So Obama took a Canadian company that Canadian officials fired for screwing up their health care website and gave it a much bigger job. Canadian provincial health officials last year fired the parent company of CGI Federal, the prime contractor for the problem-plagued Obamacare … Continue reading

Beyond The Level of Incompetence

. Some things, though rare, are so glaringly poorly done as to rate their own acronym for incompetence. Wall Street Journal has an awesome editorial on just this kind of situation. ObamaCare’s Black Box   Why the exchanges are worse than even the critics imagined. Updated Oct. 17, 2013 8:59 p.m. ET The White House set low expectations for the Affordable Care Act’s October 1 debut, so anything remotely competent should have seemed like a success. But three weeks on, the catastrophe that is Healthcare.gov and the 36 insurance exchanges run by the federal government is an insult to the … Continue reading

Disturbing Statements

A couple of statements are bugging me from the latest news loop. Artful Carney pledges, they are working to “improve the consumer experience.” And, Obama lectures about “changing the way business is done in Washington”. Now that first slaps me in the face – “consumer”. Obama’s been hypocritically saying the second but ObamaCare puts it in different light. That’s like another kick in the groin. “Consumer experience” in the context of government is a scary thought. We are in an absurd reality. I wonder if his changing the way “business is done” in Washington includes the scandal in the IRS? “What’s yours?” … Continue reading

Something Else From “The Obama Success Stories” File.

In a report that I find not surprising at all, but the government DOES, we see the “success” of the BECS’ push for electric vehicles. Or NOT, as the case may be. From CNSNews.com Plug-Ins Account For Less Than Half of 1% of Auto Sales This Year.   October 17, 2013 – 4:45 PM By Barbara Hollingsworth   ” Motor Trend Magazine” Car Of The Year. Before ONE was sold. Morons. (CNSNews.com) –  After the federal government spent billions of dollars on federal tax credits and subsidies to promote all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, they accounted for less than half of … Continue reading

Disturbing Facts About a Senior Homeland Security Adviser

From the Clarion Project: Mohamed Elibiary praises the Muslim Brotherhood and says the U.S. should support it. The Clarion Project, the Center for Security Policy and the Institute on Religion and Democracy have published a shocking interview with Mohamed Elibiary, a senior Department of Homeland Security adviser. The Daily Caller reported on it yesterday. Elibiary is a member of the Secretary’s Homeland Security Advisory Committee and founder of Lone Star Intelligence LLC. He served on the DHS Countering Violent Extremism Working Group and the DHS Faith-based Security and Communications Advisory Committee. On September 12, he announced that he had been reappointed to the Committee and promoted to Senior Fellow. He was also … Continue reading

Sorry Conservatives, Science Says You’re Stupid

Kathy, here at ‘Nox & Friends,” put up a post entitled, “Tea Party Supporters More Scientifically Literate”.  I set out to do some additional reading about this and came upon the following article from livescience.         Low IQ & Conservative Beliefs Linked to Prejudice Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer   |   January 26, 2012 10:29am ET There’s no gentle way to put it: People who give in to racism and prejudice may simply be dumb, according to a new study that is bound to stir public controversy. The research finds that children with low intelligence are more likely to hold prejudiced attitudes … Continue reading

Walker Cuts Property Taxes in Wisconsin

From AP and Yahoo News: Wisconsin Assembly passes $100 million property tax cut, sends bill on to Walker    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Assembly, on a broad bipartisan vote Thursday, approved a $100 million property tax cut a week after Gov. Scott Walker proposed it, clearing the way for it to be signed into law by the end of the week. The measure sped through the Legislature with little opposition, allowing for the cut to be applied to tax bills mailed to homeowners in December. The amount of the cut will vary widely across the state but for … Continue reading

The Hyena Cure

From Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog: The World Health Organization estimates that 1 in 3 Somalis are mentally ill due to their country’s constant violence and abuse of the Khat narcotic. Somali science however came up with a surefire cure for the crazies. Lock the patient up in a room with a hyena and wait for the ugly beast to see the demons causing the madness and drive them out. Somali medicine, like American medicine,  suffers from rising health care costs. A session with a trained psychiatric hyena costs 560 dollars in a country where the average national salary … Continue reading

Another “Obama Bailout Success” Story.

It is just that this has NOTHING to do with American jobs or workers. And, SILENCE from the damnable UAW criminals. From The Washington Examiner.com     Examiner Editorial: GM got bailout, now ships jobs to China      By Editorial Writer |  OCTOBER 17, 2013 AT 7:30 AM   Instead of THIS flying over Governement Motors headquarters, it OUGHT to be……     THIS instead. The American Taxpayer. Screwed YET AGAIN by this bunch. Saving General Motors from bankruptcy was among President Obama’s most frequently cited achievements when he ran for re-election last year. Democrats everywhere touted the company’s revival … Continue reading

Funny Friday – Oct. 18, 2013

—oo— An elderly gentleman had serious hearing problems for a number of years. He went to the doctor and the doctor was able to have him fitted for a set of hearing aids that allowed the gentleman to hear 100% . The elderly gentleman went back in a month to the doctor and the doctor said, ‘Your hearing is perfect. Your family must be really pleased that you can hear again.’ The gentleman replied, ‘Oh, I haven’t told my family yet. I just sit around and listen to the conversations. I’ve changed my will three times!’ —oo—  TIPS FROM THE … Continue reading

Quote Of The Day — October 18, 2013

. Accept the fact that the achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness — not pain or mindless self-indulgence — is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values. Ayn Rand . ~ ~ Grouchy ~ ~

We’re Over the Target !!

After all the temper tantrums and fit throwing, King Oblamblam got his way with the debt bill. He took to the podium today to tell us how great this country is and why. He also saw fit to blast lobbyists, bloggers and activists.  Fast forward to about the 5:40 mark and listen to him (if you can stand it that long). He may as well have said ‘Pay no attention to the little man behind the curtain – I am the great and powerful Oz.’ It looks like we’re getting under that thin skin of his, and that makes me smile.  Blog … Continue reading

July 27, 1953 Revisited

It is October 17, 2013. The budget battle is over. The government is once again ‘open’ for business. Barrycades are coming down in the National Mall as thousands of D.C. drones swarm back to their assigned cubicles. Nothing has changed. Why does this all seem eerily familiar? Long ago and far away, in a land divided, there lived a tinpot dictator. Ruling over a squalid fiefdom, he eyed the wealth of his neighbors with envy. “Surely,” he thought, “it is unfair they have so much, while my subjects have so little.” So, the dictator sent his armies across the border … Continue reading

Tea Party Supporters More Scientifically Literate

From IJ Review: Yale Law professor Dan M. Kahan was conducting an analysis of the scientific comprehension of various political groups when he ran into a shocking discovery: tea party supporters are slightly more scientifically literate than the non-tea party population. When composing histograms of the scientific inference abilities of liberals and conservatives, he discovered that those who described themselves as tea party supporters came out pretty well, based on National Science Foundation standards of evaluation: The shift to the right on the gray columns represents a positive correlation between tea party members and generally higher scientific test scores. The … Continue reading

Highlights From the Debt Deal

From Breitbart News: Breitbart News has obtained a legislative summary of the provisions in the Senate deal to reopen government and extend the debt ceiling. Breitbart News has also obtained a copy of the legislative text. Currently, Senate staff are able to review the summary and legislative text in the Senate cloakroom, but aren’t allowed to retain a copy or make it public. In the interest of transparency, we have included the document below. As expected, the deal provides full back-pay for furloughed federal workers who haven’t been at work for two weeks. It also provides back-pay, though, for state … Continue reading

An Extraconstitutional Coup

I know that everyone who pays even a little attention to conservative news and views is probably aware of Saul Alinsky’s influence on the democrat party, but some still aren’t as familiar with another major tenet of the dems: the Cloward-Priven strategy. This is a slightly different treatment of how Obama and his liberal democrats in congress are currently using Saul Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals along with the Cloward-Priven Strategies to execute an extraconstitutional makeover of the United States federal government in order to redistribute wealth. As you probably know, B. Hussein Obama was well educated in the techniques espoused … Continue reading

The Discussion Zone – October 17, 2013

With all the drama, etc. coming out of D.C., I have to say it reminds me of a Soap Opera.  I just haven’t thought up a good name for it … All My Elections?  Nah.  Oh well, you get the idea.  Have you got a suggestion?  And how about Harry Reid, et al pointing their fingers at “The Tea Party” members of Congress?   I thought the left was against minority bashing.  Now because I didn’t have children, I am ignorant on the parent thing and dealing with all the technology today. Perhaps someone will help me understand why parents aren’t … Continue reading

With Dollar Demise in Focus, Beijing Pushes “New World Order”

From the New American by Alex Newman: From establishment mouthpieces in the West to the brutal Communist Chinese regime’s propaganda outlets in the East, discussion and even brazen calls for ending the U.S. dollar’s (USD) prized status as the global reserve currency are increasingly coming out in the open. Of course, as The New American magazine has documented extensively over the years, the eventual implosion of America’s fiat currency — and all that entails — has been in the works for quite some time. What is remarkable now, however, is that the prospect is being trumpeted in headlines around the … Continue reading