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Category Archive: Healthcare.gov

Dec 02 2013

Early indications on Healthcare-dot-gov are promising

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Click image for holiday bleg snail-mail detailsAgain I apologize for bombarding readers with a plea for holiday generosity, but without it this blog and my health would be much worse off. I used to only ask once a year, but beginning earlier this spring a freak heart attack and subsequent complications, combined with disability pay …

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Dec 01 2013

Grad student & fellow Texan signs up using Healthcare-dot-gov for pennies

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Click the image fore details on the total cost on a Silver Plan when s/he was done …. three cents a month! S/he’s also in the same boat I am: if the diarist makes just a tiny bit less than what s/he estimated for 2014, they will not qualify for a private policy and there …

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Oct 23 2013

Brought to you by the party of “Family Values”

Oh. My. Fucking. God. Lets say you’re a self-righteous, overbearing fundamentalist grifting snot-wad of a political party whose members brag about their superior family values on every mic they can hijack 24/7. And now let’s say you’re gonna investigate the website crashes afflicting the ACA earlier this month. And let’s add in that you’re desperate …

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Oct 11 2013

Mixed results health results, but I’ll take ‘em

  So, newsflash, waiting in the doc’s office to find out you probably have one of ten different kinds of cancer is not a fun activity. The ghost of Lorenz was present, space-time stretches and distorts, minutes drag by; it’s an ordeal. Every time a door opens into the waiting room, you wonder if now’s …

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Oct 07 2013

New polls have bad news for GOP on shutdown

The Republicans were warned, again and again and again, that it was bad politics to shutdown the government or risk a default. Many clearly knew that was true or they wouldn’t have spent so much time trying to blame Harry Reid and Obama. But the tragic flaw for people who think facts don’t count is …

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Oct 03 2013

Rand Paul is a dangerous fool

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Ted Cruz may be a dangerous scheming sociopath, Rand Paul is a dangerous idiot. At least according to his own words.

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Oct 03 2013

I’m just a bill morphs into I’m just a law

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Remember I’m Just a Bill by Schoolhouse Rock? Thanks to dead-enders in the Teaparty, the process has changed since the forlorn little bill sat waiting anxiously outside Capital Hill. Go below to see act two.

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Oct 03 2013

Cruz led “Republicans into traffic and wandered away”

Day 1 Recap: 4.7mm visitors to www.healthcare.gov. 190k calls. Uninsured Americans are enrolling. Millions want to #GetCovered — @Katie44   As the saying goes, success has many fathers but failure is an orphan. Ted Cruz may find few willing to adopt him at this rate. After a couple of quieter days more or less out …

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Oct 02 2013

Mysterious goings on with the shutdown

  Cruz above gives you an idea of how far some will push this con. They’re ruthless and reckless often, but right now more than ever. Cruz is feeling the heat, his body language is subtle but clear. Most of our intel and other super-secret assets are furloughed because of the Republican Shutdown. So, like …

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Oct 02 2013

Revisionism & wishful thinking backfires on Teaparty

Anyone who has gotten into a discussion with someone whose basic premise is facts don’t count understands the frustration of dealing with today’s cult-like conservative movement. But that has a downside: Teaparty conservatives are barreling toward party suicide utterly unaware of the danger, indeed convinced, that what they’re doing is politically safe for their party …

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