Monthly Archives: October, 2013

Door opened to challenge to U.S. surveillance law

Civil rights advocates said a procedural move by prosecutors could result in a challenge to the controversial U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. On Friday, the DOJ formally notified a Colorado terrorism suspect that evidence gathered under the FISA law would be used in his prosecution on charges of providing material aid to a group called the Islamic Jihad Union.

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Obama tells everyone to just shop around on the exchanges for insurance

The arrogance of this fool, in telling us what to do, and who gave him the right to decide for us what type of insurance we want or need?  In his speech in Boston yesterday, Obama munificently took the time to explain to any such Americans how it was not, in fact, his own now infamous promise that “If you like your plan, you can keep it” that misled people, because hey, insurance companies are still offering plans you can buy in their place! They might be more expensive, sure, but the good news is that they will no longer be “substandard.” According to The One, that is.

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HealthCare.gov to be up and running by Nov. 30

The HealthCare.gov website will be running properly by December, giving uninsured Americans time to sign up for healthcare, a White House adviser said Friday. The main government contractor, QSSI, has been assigned to oversee fixes to the website and will have the site fully functional by Nov. 30, said Jeff Zients, the newly appointed chief White House economic adviser, told reporters on a conference call.

Feds hid spending during government shutdown

During the partial government shutdown, the Obama Administration concealed a plan to funnel millions into yet another project in Afghanistan, where U.S. taxpayers are helping farmers grow wheat instead of illicit crops used in narcotics production.

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ObamaCare’s Medicaid auto-enrollment could cost Kansas $700,000

There’s a small provision in Obamacare that could end up costing big bucks for the state government and Kansas taxpayers. A clause in Section 2202 of the Affordable Care Act, which permits some hospitals to make on-the-spot judgment calls to enroll certain people in Medicaid without all the muss and fuss that go along with actually making sure they’re eligible.

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NSA monitored calls of 35 world leaders in 2006

When whistleblower Edward Snowden told us how the NSA was spying on Americans, as far back as 2009, little did we know just how far the spying went. We are now finding out that the NSA also spied on 35 world leaders, as far back as 2006.

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Alaska suspends Obamacare enrollment

Enroll Alaska, the group that was specifically created to help Alaskan to enroll to Obamacare has thrown in the towel, at least for the time being.

Obamacare killing employer sponsored healthcare

Many businesses, such as Home Depot, GE, Trader Joe’s, Walgreen, IBM, and Time Warner are just a few of the major corporations that have announced they will stop sponsoring health insurance plans, either for current employees, retired employees, or both.

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Democrat Shaheen: Extend Obamacare Enrollment Period

On Tuesday, New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen called on the White House to extend Obamacare’s open enrollment period amid efforts to fix glitches plaguing the government’s health insurance exchange website HealthCare.gov.

PM David Cameron: UK might take action against newspapers leaking info

Just like his buddy Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron is huffing and puffing, throwing his weight around.  He told Parliament on Monday that the British government may take action against the newspapers publishing the intelligence documents leaked to the press by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

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