Skip to comments.White House optimistic Obama will bounce back from healthcare glitches
Posted on 11/17/2013 4:18:29 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
".......Administration officials privately acknowledge that no argument defending Obamacare will connect with Americans until they begin to see the effects of the law at work. No work-around or temporary fix will reach enough people to build a critical mass of support. The website has to function, admit edgy aides who sometimes spit the word "website" with the contempt familiar to anyone who has ever called a tech help desk.
Obama revealed his own frustrations Thursday, saying at a White House news conference that he has an obligation to show Americans that the law has made health insurance more affordable and accessible"if we can just get the darn website working and smooth this thing out."
Officials said Friday they were making progress on the site's many glitches and bugs. It now takes less than one second, on average, to load a page, down from eight seconds in the weeks after the launch, said Jeffrey Zients, a former top administration official who was brought back to oversee the repairs........
Still, problems persist in the system that sends consumer information to insurers, and as experts have ticked off 200 software problems, more continue to pop up. Zients said the officials expect to make the Nov. 30 goal, but added: "Not all consumers going on the website will have a seamless experience."
While the tech team works, the president must convince his allies as well as his potential adversaries that, as he said Thursday, he's a clutch player who knows how to recover from a fumble......."
......But in the face of ardent Republican opposition to the lawHouse Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) on Friday repeated his hope to repeal "this train wreck" the White House has resisted any fix that puts it at the mercy of House Republicans and pushes votes on the law well into an election year.....
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White House optimistic Obama will bounce back from being exposed as a liar.
March 21st 2010 to October 1 2013 is 3 years, 6 months, 10 days.
December 7, 1941 to May 8, 1945 is 3 years, 5 months, 1 day.
What this means is that in the time we were attacked at Pearl Harbor to the day Germany surrendered is not enough time for this federal government to build a working webpage.
Mobilization of millions, building tens of thousands of tanks, planes, jeeps, subs, cruisers, destroyers, torpedoes, millions upon millions of guns, bombs, ammo, etc. Turning the tide in North Africa, Invading Italy, D-Day, Battle of the Bulge, Race to Berlin - all while we were also fighting the Japanese in the Pacific!!
And they can’t build a webpage.
I’m optimistic Detroit will become a crime free city and a Utopia but under Democrat control this can never happen either.
what’s a ‘glitch’?
Just what do they think the whole last week was about??
It isn’t the web page , It’s the whole frigging scam.
Me pay to mutilate some poor slob who wants his dick cut off???? That’s insane.
Me pay for Maternity benefits because I am a 71 year old man.? Crazy.
Me pay for every illegal that sneaks in over the Border?
All Doctors receive the same pay.
My medical records open to the world.
The list goes on and on, topping out with rationed care in my old age. The death panel with SEIU and Affirmative Action idiots who cannot get hired anywhere else doing the paneling.
Right-wing, racist, hate-the-poor obstruction.
If past trends are any indication of future trends, then this is pretty much a given, as Detroit will become crime-free by virtue of becoming population-free....
It's just a flesh wound
The website is the LEAST of your worries, Barky.
We passed it, now we are finding out what's in it.
The WH has a magic wand they just wave to make evergthing go away. The store it in their room with the unicorns, 4 leaf clovers, and rainbows...
If this mulatto bastard (but I repeat myself) slides on all this ... I'll be voting henceforth absentee.
I think Americans are getting a better idea about who in fact is pushing who off the cliff.
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Obama is a cornered rat right now. We might see another high profile scandal to distract attention from Obamacare, or he’ll lash out in an unconstitutional manner. TheDaily Caller had an article stating that Obama was going to address his followers online Monday evening to rally support.
Who gives a $hit whether Obama bounces back or not. We’re trying to save this country from destruction that Obama’s policies have created.
A glitch is a sweet, short, friendly term for a minor problem that can be overcome.
The use of this word to describe the wretched rollout of the ACA via website and navigator is yet another ObamaLie.
obamatollah has “glitches”.
clinton had “snafus”
Both are believers of big govt socialism despite it always fails. ALWAYS.
Amazing to hear Obama parroting the same sap-happy socialist pablum "paradise on earth" mouthed by the deranged, addlepated Rev Jim Jones.
BTW, when they found the Rev's body in his Jonestown Paradise---authorities verified his fingerprints.
B/c they were on file----for committing a lewd act in a men's rest room.
Dead cat bounce.
The Marxists didn’t hear Margaret Thatcher when she talked about running out of other people’s money. Obamacare IS the “bridge too far” and the “fools errand” (imo). (RINOs had it wrong again.) But this Obama will bounce back after screwing up 200 million health insurance polices? Riiight.
And excellent point, and our fathers and grandfathers did all that with half the population, and “paper and pencil” supply chains.
A jillion government regulations and 48 quadrillion pounds of free government cheese later and we have no one either willing or qualified to undertake such an effort should the need arise.
God Help The USA!
“....no argument defending Obamacare will connect with Americans until they begin to see the effects of the law at work.”.......
Haven't we already seen evidence that odumbocare is a cancer that will only get worse rather than better? Pretty plain to most of us I dare say. Waiting for the cancer to take most of us down will be too late for the cure. Total REPEAL is the only good, reasonable and honest option if America chooses to survive.
This notion of a POS comeback along with O care getting better recognition is the spew coming from Dem Party Central over the past two days. It is in all the dem simp columns in the papers and will I predict become a center point in the media led sunday talk shows.
What this means is we must not rest on our laurels. We must keep our boots on its throat and continue to rebel against this illegal law by any means necessary. This battle is far from done. On one side, his majesty has the entire media, demsimps, and US treasury. The other side has common sense, conservative press and few resources (as those who gain the most from the law toss their resources and support to O care for selfish reasons). So, since we are like the Spartans, we must do whatever we can to stop the Persian Horde. They did, hopefully we are up to the challenge.
The ObamaCare websites are not nearly as “glitched” as reported. It’s all just a ruse to hide the real disaster — that the higher premiums and exorbitant deductibles are driving people away in droves. No IT guy can fix that.
let them think that, people are losing their health care and doctors. there is no amount of lies and media cover up that can change the reality of what people experiencing with this abomination.
Glitch? If this is a glitch I’d hate to see what it takes to qualify as a political and economic disaster in their eyes. Calling this a glitch is like calling WW II a minor misunderstanding. Of course they have been working on this longer than we were fighting WW II.
Bump to all the outstanding comments on this thread!
He has thousands more lies to tell us.
Obama usually finds some tragedy to exploit and manages to climb on the backs of the dead and suffering to distract attention from his scandals and disasters.
They were not glitches. A glitch is when a machine stops working temporarily for unknown reasons, but starts working right again when you turn it on.
I have heard the Obama talking points several times this morning.......
“The real news is how the Republicans are attempting to gain politically while millions of Americans are suffering.”
It’s all the evil computer’s fault. Obama just has to take that wascally computer by the scruff of the neck and hold it up for everyone to see what a greedy, malicious demon it is. Then all will be well.
Daily Caller—Obama’s Monday night online address to his supporters.
What's he gonna do, force us to like him again through an Executive Order
Humpty Dumpty fell off the wall
Humpty Dumpty fell on his head
Humpty Dumpty cracked his skull
All the kings men could not put Humpty Dumpty back together again.
poor Humpty Dumpty is no more.
Substitute Humpty Dumpty with Lumpty Obamaty
the king’s men is the WH. there is no way the toothpaste can be put back into the container.
Credibility is lost. Obama is a laughingstock around the world.
How many dogs must he wag in order to get a break?
“White House optimistic Obama will bounce back from healthcare glitches”
Yeah, me too. Oh, and hey, I have a bridge for sale in Brooklyn for cheap. It’s lit with rainbows at night and the traffic cops are Unicorns that poop Skittles. Hurry, hurry, hurry, and email me at firstname.lastname@example.org before it’s gone, gone gone!
The whole F***ing law is a glitch!
This indicates precisely how this idiot and his administration thinks.
Losing your healthcare is just a “glitch” to them.
This ceased being a “problem with the website” a long time ago.
“Kathleen Hennessey and Christi Parsons with Noam N. Levey”
Hey, guys? No one looks good in brown lipstick.
(Apologies to Frank Zappa.)
What is “optimism”???
Seems optimism and liberalism don’t mix...
So I guess I am confused...
I have a feeling the mainstream media will no longer be reporting on obamacare. And if they do, it will be called the Affordable Care Act.
Glitches = Outright LIES
Don’t worry Lord Obama, the Press is working their fingers to the bone to right this terrible wrong.
They are with you Dear Leader, do not despair.