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President Obama offers cancelled insurance customers an extension, “fumbles the ball”

President Barack Obama made a few important announcements Thursday when he addressed the nation about the insurance cancellations more than 4 million people have seen and the difficulties HealthCare.gov has … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

Gov. Chris Christie deflects Time magazine cover, writer defends it

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, fresh off a victory in the state’s latest gubernatorial race, visited multiple talk shows to address the controversy that has been created from Time magazine’s … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

President Obama faces scrutiny, apologizes for healthcare plan promise

“If you like your healthcare plan, you’ll be able to keep your healthcare plan, period,” President Barack Obama said in 2009. Well, unless you’re one of the millions who will … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Only 6 people enrolled Oct. 1 according to ObamaCare meeting memo

Documents released by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee revealed only six people successfully enrolled in an insurance plan during the launch of HealthCare.gov Oct. 1. The notes were … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bloomberg Businessweek accurately portrays HealthCare.gov fiasco

People across the media spectrum have decimated the Obama administration for the epic fail that was the HealthCare.gov launch. Words cluttered the Internet and described it in different ways, most … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rep. Frank Pallone calls out Republican counterpart at ObamaCare hearing

Barton claimed the ObamaCare exchange website is not HIPAA compliant. This would mean information about a consumer’s health would no longer be private while he or she shops on the … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · 31 Comments

Somali pirates aren’t fans of Britney Spears

Tanker crews are blasting Britney Spears’ music in an attempt to deter attacks from Somali pirates, Rachel Owens, a tanker worker, told Metro UK. Which songs works best? Owens claimed … Continue reading

October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Israel says Iran is 30 days away from nuclear bomb, Obama hasn’t drawn “red line” yet

The latest Israeli report said Iran may need as little as 30 days to produce enough enriched uranium for a nuclear bomb. “We have made it crystal clear, in all … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Sean Hannity pays ObamaCare helpline worker’s salary after getting her fired

Fox News host Sean Hannity called the ObamaCare website’s helpline earlier this week live on his radio show. The employee on the other end, Earling Davis, fielded questions from the … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Health chief didn’t tell Obama about HealthCare.gov’s pre-launch issues

Kathleen Sebelius, the Health and Human Services secretary, told CNN numerous issues arose during the ObamaCare website’s test run, but nobody bothered to tell the president. Antagonists of the healthcare … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · Leave a comment