Daily Archives: October 24, 2013

Contractors Blame Team Obama For Website Failures

I watched some of the hearing this morning, but had to turn it off after too much bloviating from elected officials. One thing that came out (AP) The leading contractors on the Obama administration’s troubled health insurance website told Congress Thursday that the government failed to thoroughly test the complicated system before it went live. […]

If All You See…

…is warmth created snow, you might just be a Warmist The blog of the day is The Last Tradition, with a post on what Obama wants to do with Marine caps.

Happy Birthday, Hurricane Wilma! The Last U.S. Landfalling Major Hurricane

Hurricane Wilma turns 8 years old today, and she has had no siblings ever since. She made landfall on Cape Romano, Flordia, on October 24th, 2005 as a Category 3 hurricane. Roger Pielke, Jr, noted back on September 9th, 2013, the times between major hurricanes is growing 2,878 days. The US major hurricane drought continues. This length […]

Report: Congressman Darrell Issa Has A Plan For Illegal Immigration

Things that make you go “hmmmmmm”. Supposedly, Darrell Issa (R-Ca), will release a plan to deal with illegal immigrants, somewhat offering a pathway to legal status, a “come out of the shadows” plan, which would provide that legal status for 6 years. Let’s skip to the nuts and bolts of the plan (Politico) Issa’s forthcoming […]

Team Obama “Tweeks” Individual Mandate Due To Website “Glitches”

This isn’t quite a case of a delay, as Republicans fought for as Plan B during Shutdown Theater (Washington Post) The Obama administration confirmed to The Washington Post a little bit ago that it is indeed tweaking the way the individual mandate works as to not penalize anyone who purchases coverage during this first open […]

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