Call me naïve, but I fully expected that after seven years of threatening to repeal and replace Obamacare, the Republicans would have a plan all polished, fully supported, and ready to launch as soon as a Republican became president. Seven years… Read More ›
health care reform / Obamacare
It’s old news now, but this interesting chart from the Oct. 24 Washington Post details in simple, non-technical terms why the Heathcare.gov website failed. The text, a sidebar to the main story, Full testing of HealthCare.gov began too late, contractors say, clearly explains why… Read More ›
Healthcare.gov, the Obamacare website, has so far been an unmitigated disaster. Obviously there are serious programming problems that go far beyond a few “glitches” or bugs, beyond heavy traffic and server overload. Anyone who knows anything about IT development knows… Read More ›
Washington is wrestling with its self-imposed budget sequestration, set to take effect at the end of the year if our representatives don’t act to stop it. Among the items being considered for cuts are Medicare and Social Security. You may or… Read More ›
(Updated Oct. 1, 2012, at 1:40 pm MT) Two Politico writers today called Romneycare “one of the greatest stories never told.” In “Big ‘Romneycare’ secret: It didn’t rein in costs,” Jennifer Haberkorn and Kyle Cheney explain why neither the Republicans nor the… Read More ›
I don’t like Jay Leno and never watch his show, which means I’d have missed this if Meet the Press hadn’t run it this morning. Hilarious!