| Political Talk|| Kid with cancer dropped from insurance... - Lsut81 on 12/5/13 at 6:24 am|
Did a search and didn't see this one posted....
[quote]Having a child diagnosed with cancer is an unimaginable ordeal for any family, and adding any challenges on top of it can seem overwhelming. Paul and Jami Porter of Kaysville learned last week their insurance plan was terminated under the Aff...
| Political Talk|| Obama's illegal uncle says he is a liar... - Lsut81 on 12/3/13 at 3:59 pm|
[quote]During the hearing, Onyango Obama testified, “I do have a nephew. He’s the president of the United States.”
He also contradicted the White House’s assertion that the president had never met him. Onyango Obama testified that his nephew lived with him in Cambridge for three weeks while the f...
| Political Talk|| Detroit eligible for bankruptcy protection - Lsut81 on 12/3/13 at 10:32 am|
Just breaking... Judge ruled that they are eligible. Unions gonna be PISSED
[quote]DETROIT (AP) -- Detroit is eligible to shed billions in debt in the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, a judge said Tuesday in a long-awaited decision that now shifts the case toward how the city will acco...
| Money Talk|| Shipping Stocks? UPS and Fedex - Lsut81 on 11/30/13 at 6:43 am|
Thoughts on getting in on these two?
Analysts project internet shopping will be up 10% this year, so those packages obviously have to be delivered by someone
| Political Talk|| D-Day: Does Healthcare.Gov Work? - Lsut81 on 11/30/13 at 6:28 am|
Today was their mythical date....
Did they even make it to their moved goal post of 80% success? :dunno: ...
| Political Talk|| Another Day, Another Obamcare Delay... Small Business Enrollment - Lsut81 on 11/27/13 at 12:53 pm|
[quote]The Obama administration today announced a year-long delay of online enrollment for small businesses looking to purchase health coverage through federal-run exchanges, another setback for HealthCare.gov.
The delay, first reported by POLITICO, comes just weeks after Obama administration off...
| Political Talk|| O's approval at 34% in battleground Ohio - Lsut81 on 11/27/13 at 8:36 am|
[quote]The botched rollout of Barack Obama's signature health care law continues to take a political toll on the president. The latest evidence is a Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday morning showing the president's approval rating hitting a record low of 34 percent i...
| Political Talk|| "Non Partisan" group given millions to pump up Obamacare - Lsut81 on 11/27/13 at 7:26 am|
So how long until the IRS investigates them :dunno:
[quote]With the roll out of Obamacare being as disastrous as possible for the Obama administration, one group was given a $1 million grant to help lead a rebranding effort with hopes of salvaging the law in the eyes of the American people.
| Political Talk|| CA says no to President's "You can keep your plan" - Lsut81 on 11/22/13 at 8:43 am|
It was posted at the end of the Alabama saying no thread, but I think it deserves more attention.
CA has admitted its too late and people are already seeing increases of 30% due to cancellations and the fact that the increase would be even more if they allowed the old plans back in.
| Money Talk|| Virgin Galactic to accept Bitcoincs - Lsut81 on 11/22/13 at 8:09 am|
Richard Branson was on CNBC this morning talking about it...
In response to questions about fluctuations, he said that he thinks that a settled price will be in place by the time they actually start accepting payments for the flights.
In full disclosure, he is also heavily invested in Bitcoins...
| Political Talk|| Private meeting with reporters just took place at WH? - Lsut81 on 11/21/13 at 12:01 pm|
Listening to Juan Williams who was part of it. He wouldn't say what the President said, because it was "Off of the record", but he did say other officials are in full panic mode.
Said they are saying "We wish insurance companies would have called them ""Renewal Notices"" instead of cancellation ...
| Political Talk|| Officer involved in JFK Assassination speaks for the first time - Lsut81 on 11/21/13 at 6:40 am|
Very interesting read...
[quote]On November 22, 1963, Nelson was working out of the southwest substation in Dallas. He said that police were spread all over the city guarding multiple areas.
“Only two people were working the south district,” Nelson said, “my partner J.D. Tippit and me. Tippit ...
| Political Talk|| Ruh Roh, emails coming out showing WH knew of issues with website - Lsut81 on 11/20/13 at 6:03 pm|
No linky, Ed Henry reporting from WH
Apparently show concern of how media would react to problems.
[quote]Top White House and health officials feared that HealthCare.gov would not work correctly and would set off a wave of bad publicity, according to emails shortly before the disa...
| Money Talk|| SLV - Lsut81 on 11/20/13 at 11:16 am|
Down to 19.50 again, time to jump in? :dunno:
| Political Talk|| Sebelius out promoting website; site subsequently crashes - Lsut81 on 11/20/13 at 8:08 am|
And then the excuse is thrown out there... Yes yes, 26k people signing up over 40 days causes the site to crash :lol:
[quote]As the secretary and Salero made small talk, CBS4's Brian Andrews noticed the site crash on the lap top in front of them.
“The screen says I’m sorry but the system is te...
| Political Talk|| CBSNEWS Poll: Obama approval at 37% - Lsut81 on 11/20/13 at 6:34 am|
Can't really paste it as its a document...
9pt drop in a little over a month
37 to 57
Support for Obamacare down to 31%
31 to 61
| Political Talk|| Obamacare covers dogs - Lsut81 on 11/19/13 at 4:57 pm|
[quote]FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The Colorado healthcare exchange has processed applications for thousands of people … and one dog.
Shane Smith, of Fort Collins, says his dog Baxter received a letter informing him that a health insurance account had been opened in his name through Connect for Health ...
| Political Talk|| Heathcare.Gov missing 30-40% of infrastructure - Lsut81 on 11/19/13 at 12:08 pm|
[quote]A key official in the development of the Obamacare website said he never saw documents warning about potential stumbles and admitted Tuesday that a sizable portion of its IT support has yet to be built.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Deputy Chief Info...
| Political Talk|| Admin shooting for 80% success rate on Heathcare.Gov - Lsut81 on 11/17/13 at 9:31 am|
The comedy continues....
[quote]The Obama administration will consider the new federal insurance marketplace a success if 80 percent of users can buy health-care plans online, according to government and industry officials familiar with the project.
The goal for how many people should be able ...
| Political Talk|| Do-Nothing Upton Bill Coming up for a vote (Passes 261-157) - Lsut81 on 11/15/13 at 12:38 pm|
Prediction on numbers?
I'm thinking 285 For - 150 Against...
| Political Talk|| HHS: Oops, plans actually cost more - Lsut81 on 11/14/13 at 5:18 pm|
[quote]The Obama administration has directly conceded for the first time that 'in many cases,' health insurance plans offered through government exchanges are more expensive than plans consumers bought before the Affordable Care Act became law – even when government subsidies are figured in.
| Political Talk|| President to Speak at 11:35est - Lsut81 on 11/14/13 at 8:54 am|
Pelosi hinted earlier that something was coming soon and she preferred that it was via executive order and not legislative. :popcorn:
Supposedly he will making a big announcement...
| Political Talk|| Repubs don't have a clue - Lsut81 on 11/14/13 at 8:17 am|
So happened to catch McCain on Greta yesterday and then a Republican Congressman from Cali on CNBC this morning. Neither of them had a fricking clue...
"We need to pass our proposals to keep your insurance if you like it"
When countered with the contention that its a little too late for that....
| Political Talk|| Obamacare Website Hearing - Lsut81 on 11/13/13 at 8:55 am|
On Cspan, don't have a direct link since it open inside of a new window.
Cummins blaming state on the failure right now. Since they chose not to build their own sites
Now blaming Repubs for shutting down the Govt
| Political Talk|| Cancelled Plans; 4.2M and counting - Lsut81 on 11/13/13 at 6:44 am|
Btw, I think these numbers are way short. No way that the likes of GA/Fla lose 400k and NY only loses 100k.
| Political Talk|| Obamacare site won't be fixed in time - Lsut81 on 11/13/13 at 6:28 am|
What do you know... They were wrong AGAIN
[quote]Software problems with the federal online health insurance marketplace, especially in handling high volumes, are proving so stubborn that the system is unlikely to work fully by the end of the month as the White House has promised, according to an ...
| Political Talk|| 1 Million lose HC plans in California - Lsut81 on 11/12/13 at 4:47 pm|
If you like it, you can keep it :cheers:
[quote]Jones says [b]more than 1 million cancellation notices have been sent to Californians[/b] as the Affordable Care Act begins allowing individuals to buy insurance through exchanges. The federal law requires policies to offer minimum levels of covera...
| Political Talk|| 2014 Polling; Dem lead evaporates thanks to Obamacare - Lsut81 on 11/12/13 at 2:02 pm|
[quote]Incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) is near the top of national Republicans’ target list for 2014 — and a new poll shows her lead over her potential GOP challengers has all but evaporated.
Against state House Speaker Thom Tillis, Hagan leads by only 2 points, 44 percent to 42 percent, accord...
| Political Talk|| WSJ Reporting 50k Signups for Obamacare - Lsut81 on 11/12/13 at 8:07 am|
If true, WOW.... But hey, I guess they came pretty close to the revised 800k goal :bow:
[quote](NEWSER) – The Obama administration estimated about 500,000 Americans would enroll in ObamaCare in October. The numbers have fallen short. Like 400,000 short. Two sources tell the Wall Street Journal t...
| Political Talk|| OK Gov on Obamacare - Lsut81 on 11/11/13 at 6:18 pm|
Watching Greta talk to Mary Falling of Ok about obamacare.... What an ignorant bitch. She didn't have a single thought of her own.
She kept talking about thousands of sick people who will be left out if they don't get exchanges fixed by dec 31st.
When asked by Greta, what do you want done? S...