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Mass email goes out to all Congressional staff: Sorry, D.C. Obamacare site has crashed
Conservative Intel ^ | 12/5/13 | David Freddoso

Posted on 12/05/2013 8:59:53 AM PST by The Old Hoosier

A Hill staffer passes along this email from the Senate Disbursing office, noting wryly, “If they cannot get this right for friggin Congressional staff, the rest of the country is screwed.” ...

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obamacare

1 posted on 12/05/2013 8:59:53 AM PST by The Old Hoosier
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To: The Old Hoosier
Aw, heck. Let's be fair, eh? Amazon.com still only barely works once in awhile on a limited basis, right? Those mean Republicans are just trying to hold the feral government to an unrealistically high standard.
2 posted on 12/05/2013 9:01:49 AM PST by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: The Old Hoosier

The problems are only just beginning. The really big stuff has yet to happen but surely will. :)


3 posted on 12/05/2013 9:05:39 AM PST by Starboard
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To: The Old Hoosier

When is Eric the Corrupt going to sue Moo and her buddies at CGI for the recovery of $750 million in fraud for a web site that might never work?


4 posted on 12/05/2013 9:12:39 AM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Some people might call it a confidence game or swindle, others call it ObamaCare!)
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To: The Old Hoosier
I was able got on and compared prices:

This is the dialog box at the top of the page:

Many people who apply will pay lower monthly premiums than those shown here. Households with yearly incomes up to about $46,000 for individuals or $94,000 for a family of four will qualify for lower costs. The prices you see are for people who don't use tobacco. You'll get final quotes for specific plans based on your income and household after you complete a Marketplace application.

Cost based on income, how about cost based on services provided?

That is 100% income redistribution, richer pay more to subsidize the poor.

5 posted on 12/05/2013 9:14:12 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Standing Wolf

Sure, Amazon wait time on Cyber-Monday was a milli-second slower than usual and the queue for full second delays did not even kick in.


6 posted on 12/05/2013 9:14:57 AM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Some people might call it a confidence game or swindle, others call it ObamaCare!)
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To: Starboard
The really big stuff has yet to happen but surely will.

Oh, yeah. When companies and public institutions that thought they were covered find out that their group plans are going to be canceled, there'll be hell to pay, which is why the Dems are desperately trying to delay the thing. Guess they should have listened to Ted Cruz...

7 posted on 12/05/2013 9:20:43 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: The Old Hoosier

Elitist bastards. Why should the experience for Congressional staff somehow be exceptional?


8 posted on 12/05/2013 9:22:35 AM PST by bolobaby
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To: Billthedrill

Break the opposition into little pieces, separate enough to not be a constant drip.


9 posted on 12/05/2013 9:28:43 AM PST by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: Billthedrill

Several key functionalites still need to be developed and integrated into the system. That will increase complexity and compound the problems IMO. Also, the security problems are going to be monumental, and well publicized when they happen. The train wreck will get much worse.


10 posted on 12/05/2013 9:29:12 AM PST by Starboard
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To: The Old Hoosier

“If they cannot get this right for friggin Congressional staff, the rest of the country is screwed.”

Rather suggests that ‘friggin Congressional staff’ are better then the rest of us, doesn’t it? Arrogant A$$clowns.


11 posted on 12/05/2013 9:32:11 AM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: The Old Hoosier

I guess that staffer doesn’t care about his job ‘cause he’s about to get fired for advertising the truth.


12 posted on 12/05/2013 9:43:06 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: PubliusMM
Rather suggests that ‘friggin Congressional staff’ are better then the rest of us, doesn’t it? Arrogant A$$clowns.

The ‘friggin Congressional staff’ are the ones who wright the laws, that the elected legislators don't read before they vote on them. They must have thought that they had covered their butts only to find them hanging out with the rest of the peons.

13 posted on 12/05/2013 9:51:40 AM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: Billthedrill
Good talking point:

"Remember, this is only for 5% of the population since the employer mandates were delayed. How much larger will this mess be when the other 95% have to sign up?"

I say 'talking point' assuming there are still people willing to talk about it. My gut feeling is those who still support Obamacare won't change their minds no matter what they hear...

14 posted on 12/05/2013 9:56:08 AM PST by ZOOKER (Until further notice the /s is implied...)
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To: TexasCajun

I assume you’re not acting surprised here.
This is the Chicago mob come to DC.
Obamacare is all about rewarding friends and penalizing enemies.


15 posted on 12/05/2013 9:57:33 AM PST by nascarnation (Wish everyone see a "Gay Kwanzaa")
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To: ZOOKER
I say 'talking point' assuming there are still people willing to talk about it.

You nailed that one. Dead, DEAD silence at Thanksgiving... ;-)

16 posted on 12/05/2013 10:02:07 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: TexasCajun
That is 100% income redistribution, richer pay more to subsidize the poor.

Of course it is.Our salvation comes form the fact that most of the poor still can't afford coverage even if our taxes pay most of their premium.

And, what about the deductibles? I am seeing $6-12k annual deductibles in many places. This is not in the budget for any poor person.

17 posted on 12/05/2013 10:03:14 AM PST by CurlyDave
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To: RetiredTexasVet
When is Eric the Corrupt going to sue Moo and her college buddies at CGI for the recovery of $750 million in fraud for a web site that might never work?

BUT the section that verifies enrollee income and citizenship info worked......as did the healthcare website's voter registration and SNAP application functions, since the nervous Dims/Obama need that info for 2014 midterm elections.

OBAMA CALLS Mrs O: "Before she pocketed some of the billion dollars,
your pal shoulda told us they didn't teach web site construction at Princeton."

SECY SIBELIUS TO OBAMA: "While you're on your brand new brick
phone, Mr President, get a few more cases of these cute floppy disks
Mrs O's Princeton classmate provided."

==============================================

During the web site crisis, Mrs O displayed her usual “tolerance and compassion” (sob). She ordered the WH kitchen to provide the hardworking fix-it team with glass carafes of Chock-ful-of-Nuts coffee heated on bunsen burners, cans of evaporated milk, packets of aspartame, and fresh-made donuts fried in olestra.

=======================================================

healthcare.gov failures include: billion dollar pay
checks to cronies, insiders, and Mrs O's Princeton classmate.......

Toni Townes-Whitley, Senior Vice President at "CGI Federal" for
Civilian Agency programs, healthcare.gov designers
is Princeton Class of
1985---same dumbed-down class as Michelle Obama. Both are members of
the racial separatist organization----Association of Black Princeton Alumni.

" At Princeton, Michele and I took intellectually challenging courses like
Black Is Beautiful, How To Intimidate Employers with The Civil Rights Act,
Getting Ahead Using Your Skin Color, with graduate studies in Pay-Me-I'm-
A-Victim methodologies.

18 posted on 12/05/2013 10:23:24 AM PST by Liz
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To: The Old Hoosier

I hadn’t noticed. I try to check the site a dozen times a day. I think everyone should hit the site at least once an hour to ensure that the Federal Government is still there and looking out for our best interests.


19 posted on 12/05/2013 10:26:05 AM PST by dangerdoc (see post #6)
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To: TexasCajun

It’s going to be nothing but fun waiting for the smokers to figger out that smoking can’t be a “pre-existing “condition? Aids is OK but smoking? You smokers please report immediately to your closest deathpanel. After they tie you to a post or gurney you’ll get one last cigarette. I’m still waiting for my check in the mail çause the Kenyan said I was gonna save $2,500 per year——waiting-—waiting-—not holding breath tho.


20 posted on 12/05/2013 10:50:28 AM PST by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: The Old Hoosier

The Yankee government treatment of the Indians is goig to be a picnic compared to how they handle DeathCare.


21 posted on 12/05/2013 11:05:28 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: cherokee1
When you think about it, it's kind of science fictiony that smoking is discouraged but even young teens having sex without protection from STDs is enabled.

Lung cancer kills people before their time. It usually can't be cured, so it's cheaper than treating people for Diabetes, which they'll get if they eat instead of smoke and blimp out and is expensive for treatment. So wouldn't it be a better idea to provide cigarettes for free?

Meanwhile, think about all of those STDs that will happen with no-consequence sex with mulitple partners. Women with STDs are more likely to have children with lifelong problems. They'll be expensive to keep healthy. Those free methods of birth control are going to get mighty expensive for society.

So what's the only logical conclusion? Free cigarettes for all and free condoms but not free birth control!

(for those of you who don't understand my humor, it's satire. I like to take absurd premises and follow them to the logical conclusion they would cause.)

22 posted on 12/05/2013 11:19:23 AM PST by grania
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To: Standing Wolf

still trying to get used to this new fangled internet

HTML is so hard

BTW, what is a hyperlink?

.......

lol


23 posted on 12/05/2013 11:49:53 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Billthedrill
What poetry-in-motion the Left could've had if they had let Cruz be seen as the big meanie that crashed healthcare bennies for everybody, plausibly to blame it on the mean Republicans! They could've swooped in with their single-payer messiah and appeared to save the day, just in time for the 2014 elections!

Now look at it layin' there. It's only going to get lots worse. Along with the next spring cleaning, the country will be looking to broom the Dems' for a generation or more.

HF

24 posted on 12/05/2013 11:59:57 AM PST by holden
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To: bolobaby

Because they are smart enough to jump on the path to become lifetime parasites.


25 posted on 12/05/2013 12:01:29 PM PST by SgtHooper (If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.)
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To: freeangel

These staffers never get fired. They know too much. Vote one bastard out and the new bastard hires the old bastard’s staff. Plus a “niece” or two.


26 posted on 12/05/2013 12:17:23 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: RetiredTexasVet

Let us not forget Oracle & Cover Oregon...


27 posted on 12/05/2013 1:16:02 PM PST by logi_cal869
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To: cherokee1
It’s going to be nothing but fun waiting for the smokers to figger out that smoking can’t be a “pre-existing “condition? Aids is OK but smoking?

Not covered by subsidy and can be up to 50% increase. And since the poor smoke more ...

28 posted on 12/05/2013 2:40:21 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Mike Darancette

The poor are going on Medicaid. They really don’t care.


29 posted on 12/05/2013 2:41:08 PM PST by nascarnation (Wish everyone see a "Gay Kwanzaa")
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To: nascarnation

The working poor smoke a lot.


30 posted on 12/05/2013 2:46:22 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Mike Darancette

Agree, but they will either get freebie (Medicaid) or heavily subsidized ACA policies.

Obamacare was designed to reward Obama supporters and penalize enemies.


31 posted on 12/05/2013 2:47:44 PM PST by nascarnation (Wish everyone see a "Gay Kwanzaa")
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To: nascarnation
Agree, but they will either get freebie (Medicaid) or heavily subsidized ACA policies.

But I don't think the smoker's penalty is subsidized.

32 posted on 12/05/2013 5:17:45 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Mike Darancette

Agree, but in the lower income brackets the total bill isn’t very much.


33 posted on 12/05/2013 5:37:59 PM PST by nascarnation (Wish everyone see a "Gay Kwanzaa")
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To: holden
Along with the next spring cleaning, the country will be looking to broom the Dems' for a generation or more.

Agree. Obamacare is going to do untold damage to our economy, and will be the direct cause of tens of thousands of deaths. This is the sort of thing that dictatorships are toppled for.

The Dems in Congress will be lucky if all they do is lose elections for a decade or so. The American public's reaction could be much, much worse.

34 posted on 12/05/2013 5:39:01 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Mike Darancette

“But I don’t think the smoker’s penalty is subsidized. “


So they should just lie. Lying seems to be the “in” thing
with this administration.

.


35 posted on 12/05/2013 5:48:55 PM PST by Mears
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To: The Old Hoosier

FUBB!


36 posted on 12/05/2013 6:03:33 PM PST by Huskerfan44 (Huskerfan44 (22 Yr, Navy Vet))
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To: The Old Hoosier

Bwahahahahaahahahahahaahahahahahahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahahahahahahahahaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa. DIMs/LIBs choke on your just desserts. Choke you preening maggots!


37 posted on 12/05/2013 7:17:35 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Mears
So they should just lie. Lying seems to be the “in” thing with this administration.

Will the doctor turn him in? This is pretty important because a patient has a right to privacy by law.

38 posted on 12/05/2013 7:41:52 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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