Amazing stories of Obamacare | Power Line: The New York Post’s Benjamin Sasse and Charlie Hurt explained the awkward details of timing: “Open enrollment [for 2013 Medicare Advantage] begins Oct. 15, less than three weeks before voters go to the polls.” So Obamacare would kick seniors out of their Medicare program three weeks before Obama’s re-election.
That, of course, would be politically damaging. So Obama simply took $8.35 billion from a Obamacare fund for “demonstration projects” and used it to delay the brunt of the Medicare Advantage cuts until after the election.
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Predator GE: We Bring Bad Things to Life | The Nation: If the Justice Department wants to get serious about investigating financial fraud by Wall Street big boys, it ought to drop by the White House and interview Jeffrey Immelt, CEO of General Electric. Immelt is chair of President Obama’s jobs and competitive council, where he strategizes about how to revive American manufacturing. In some other places, only thirty miles from the White House, Immelt is known as the subprime foreclosure king.
Posted by Don at 9:07 PM
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Action Alert – Best Buy: TV's, Computers and Hamas :: Islamist Watch: The struggling retail giant recently used profits from American consumers to fund the annual banquet of a group closely linked to Hamas. The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) recently listed Best Buy as a "Platinum Sponsor." Best Buy has refused to rule out future support for CAIR through numerous messages to its public relations department. The big box retailer is already in chaos amid the recent resignation of its CEO for personal misconduct, dwindling sales and bond downgrades.
Posted by Don at 11:59 AM
Friday, April 13, 2012
Shovel Ready in San Fran: $205,075 to ‘Translocate’ One Shrub from Path of Stimulus Project | CNSNews.com
Shovel Ready in San Fran: $205,075 to ‘Translocate’ One Shrub from Path of Stimulus Project | CNSNews.com: The government spent at least $205,075 in 2010 to “translocate” a single bush in San Francisco that stood in the path of a $1.045-billion highway-renovation project that was partially funded by the economic stimulus legislation President Barack Obama signed in 2009.
Posted by Don at 4:53 PM
Sunday, April 8, 2012
Sentenced to Death for Being Old, Or, Sarah Palin, Call Your Office - Ricochet.com: Remember how Sarah Palin claimed that ObamaCare, with its board of commissars to hold down health care costs, would inevitably result in "death panels?"� And how she was then howled down for having suggested a course of action to which no civilized country would resort?
Posted by Don at 8:36 PM