Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on March 26, 2014 by Allahpundit

“What the hell is this, a joke?” Boehner said at his weekly press conference.

He was responding to the administration’s announcement on Tuesday evening that people who had begun the process of signing up for insurance through the federal exchanges would have until mid-April to do so, instead of March 31.

The Speaker called the move “another deadline made meaningless,” adding it to a litany of unilateral changes that the administration has made to the law.

“This is part of a long-term pattern of this administration manipulating the law for its own convenience,” Boehner said. “It’s not hard to understand why the American people question this administration’s commitment to the rule of law.”

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“Open enrollment ends March 31,” Mr. Albright said. But, he added, “We are experiencing a surge in demand and are making sure that we will be ready to help consumers who may be in line by the deadline to complete enrollment, either online or over the phone.”…

Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of health and human services, has said repeatedly that the federal website has been repaired and is ready to handle a surge of applications expected just before the deadline. But White House officials and some technology experts working on the exchange began to worry that the website might freeze up if the demand exceeded expectations…

If the federal website faltered just before the deadline, it could create a political fiasco for Mr. Obama and other Democrats, just as they were recovering from the damage done when the site left millions of Americans frustrated in October.

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The Obama administration is giving anyone “in line” for health coverage extra time to get it. But there isn’t really a “line” and nobody’s checking who’s on it

For Affordable Care Act coverage, federal exchange customers can simply “attest” that they attempted to enroll on time but were stymied — whether by website glitches, complex family situations or pretty much any other explanation. They won’t have to produce documentation.

“Most people are truthful when applying for those benefits,” said Julie Bataille a spokeswoman for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which oversees the Obamacare enrollment system. On a call with reporters she declined to describe any scenario in which someone seeking to complete coverage after March 31 would be denied or told they weren’t “in line” for coverage.

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In reality, the administration is just continuing a long pattern of delays. They’re all designed to show flexibility and help the law work better, but they also fuel a public perception that Obamacare deadlines never really mean anything.

The administration already went through the same exercise in December, cutting people some slack if they were stuck in cybertraffic by the deadline for Jan. 1 coverage. Then and now, administration officials argued that it’s only fair to give people extra time if they were held up by the volume of last-minute sign-ups.

But the list of delays covers so much more. The administration has bent deadlines for the employer mandate (twice), put off the launch of the Spanish-language enrollment site and even delayed the enrollment season for 2015 — pushing it off until after the November midterm elections.

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As the White House is announcing some leeway on the March 31 enrollment deadline, about six in 10 uninsured American adults didn’t know about the deadline in the first place, according to a new poll…

Just 11 percent of the uninsured say they have been personally contacted about the health care law by phone, email, text or a door-to-door visit in the past six months.

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This latest instance is defended by the administration and its supporters as just a commonsense measure intended to help those who were stymied during the enrollment process by the glitch-ridden Heatlhcare.gov website. But the political implications of this decision are more far-reaching than the matter-of-fact announcement that sought to represent it as not a big deal. The delay seeks to get the president off the hook for the ACA likely falling millions short of the seven million enrollees that constituted the administration’s initial goal as well as the benchmark that would enable the ACA to be fiscally responsible.

At this point any excuse, no matter how flimsy, to do something to soften the blow of the expected shortfall makes sense for an administration that is already having a tough time selling the unpopular scheme to the public. But more than that, the record of unending delays and meaningless deadlines set up a situation where it will be difficult if not impossible for the federal government to police those provisions of the law that it really does want to enforce. Coming at a time when the Health and Human Services contraception mandate is under attack in the Supreme Court and, just as significantly, the system of ObamaCare subsidies is in peril of being overturned in the federal appellate courts, this new delay is just one more reason why the law is rightly viewed as having brought chaos rather than reform to the health-care system.

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[A]s antiquated and malleable as some view the Constitution, it clearly says something about the president taking care “that the laws be faithfully executed.” The ACA features no addendum stating “but if this doesn’t work out, the executive branch should feel free to make revisions to guarantee the law is a ‘success.’” So a person can be apprehensive about Obamacare on more than one level just as easily as John Harwood can appreciate the wonders of ACA exchanges and also fret over the lawlessness of implementation (a word that should be loosely used).

It must be noted that blowing Monday’s deadline wasn’t illegal, only a lie. Obamacare doesn’t specify how long the open enrollment period should last. But, as another delay is part of a slew of extensions and/or delays enacted without statutory power, it has a broader meaning. The “law” is now nothing but an ambiguous assurance that allows the administration to function — almost always for political gain — as it pleases. As Michael Cannon has noted, the administration has disregarded the requirement that recipients of insurance subsidies enroll in coverage through state exchanges. And, without any congressional authorization and contrary to the language of federal law, the administration is handing out subsidies to people enrolled through HealthCare.gov. The latest delay only adds to a far larger problem.

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Before the exchanges opened, the administration said it needed 40 percent of enrollments to come from young people to keep the prices of exchanges policies from spiking. The improbable worst-case scenario sketched by a December report from the Kaiser Family Foundation was 25 percent. Yet that’s where we’ve been stuck for months.

You can argue (as that report does) that age itself doesn’t matter much. But it seems unlikely that age is the only problem; if young people are staying away from the exchanges in droves, it seems likely that we’re also seeing quite a bit of what insurance experts call “adverse selection”: The folks who are buying insurance are disproportionately the ones who expect to need some costly health care in the coming year. If that’s the case, expect premiums to rise sharply — which is just what insurers have been threatening.

So again, here’s the really worrying scenario: The demographics haven’t budged, or have only barely improved from earlier months. The White House knows that means that big premium increases are in the offing for 2015, and they’re hoping to head them off at least temporarily with this delay. Extending open enrollment, which is essentially what they’re doing, would then be a desperate play to get more young, healthy customers into the exchanges, and perhaps to make it a bit harder for insurers to raise rates. In some states, insurers have to file preliminary rate increases in May. And thanks to this latest extension, they won’t have final data to back up any requests for a premium hike.

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If the administration goes into the next open enrollment with the same unattractive plan offerings costing a lot more than they do today, they will not be able to reboot Obamacare.

Simply, health insurance plans that cost middle-class individuals and families 10% of their after-tax income and have average Silver Plan deductibles of more than $2,500 a month are not attractive and people won’t buy them any more enthusiastically next fall than they already have. See: Obamacare: The Uninsured Are Not Signing Up Because the Dogs Don’t Like It

Doubling the fines for not buying in 2015 will only give the Democrats more political problems––and it doesn’t look to me like they are going to enforce the fines anyway.

Health insurance plan executives are now faced with a daunting decision. How do they price the 2015 Obamacare exchange plans?

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Hill60 on March 26, 2014 at 11:29 PM

Captain Charisma he isn’t.

hawkdriver on March 26, 2014 at 11:31 PM

“The White House has repeatedly declined to release that information, claiming the administration hasn’t collected those statistics.
But Rep. Camp and Ways and Means health subcommittee chairman Rep. Kevin Brady lobbed a broadside at Sebelius on Tuesday, saying they have ‘new evidence’ proving the contrary is true.
“New evidence obtained by the Committee strongly suggests that the Administration knows who has enrolled and paid their first month’s premium,’ the two Republican lawmakers wrote to the HHS secretary.
‘In fact, there is specific information about who has paid their premium that Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is collecting and using to make payments to insurers.’
‘We have recently obtained information that suggests your most recent testimony before the Ways and Means Committee was at best evasive and perhaps misleading,’ they charged, explaining that ‘[i]nsurers are submitting information to CMS about who has effectuated their enrollment, i.e., who has paid their premium.’
‘Please provide this information in its most updated form immediately.’

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2589559/Busted-After-promising-no-delay-final-Obamacare-sign-deadline-Obama-administration-unveils-new-honor-extension-mid-April.html#ixzz2x8946w5I

workingclass artist on March 26, 2014 at 11:31 PM

Oh, bmore .. bmore …

Did I miss it?

hawkdriver on March 26, 2014 at 11:31 PM

Dire Straits on March 26, 2014 at 11:29 PM

Evening Dire….good to see you.

CoffeeLover on March 26, 2014 at 11:32 PM

Wish I could stay up but I have a doctor appointment first thing in the morning.

crankyoldlady on March 26, 2014 at 11:32 PM

hawkdriver on March 26, 2014 at 11:29 PM

Have you seen this??..

PS..Good evening..:)

Dire Straits on March 26, 2014 at 11:32 PM

You seem appalled that the government has set limits as to when you can enroll – and what factors decide if you can enroll past the deadline. I believe these factors are the industry norm.

Hill60 on March 26, 2014 at 11:19 PM

Well, until obamacare was passed a person could by insurance any time they felt like it on the individual market. Might not get coverage for a certain length of time for pre-existing conditions, but could get it for anything else. Can not do that now.

Companies have the right to set timelines, they have to plan on costs, etc. Why should the government be able to do it to individuals that are paying for their own insurance?

Barred on March 26, 2014 at 11:33 PM

vote … not voter

autocomplete and auto speel …

Must … disable ….

hawkdriver on March 26, 2014 at 11:07 PM

hawkdriver: Close Enough!:)

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:33 PM

CoffeeLover on March 26, 2014 at 11:32 PM

Good evening..:)

Dire Straits on March 26, 2014 at 11:33 PM

Hah, Bmore, you did it! Thank you!

Schadenfreude on March 26, 2014 at 11:34 PM

crankyoldlady on March 26, 2014 at 11:32 PM

Nite COL. Good luck with the doctor tomorrow. See you after.

CoffeeLover on March 26, 2014 at 11:34 PM

Hill60: Oops,..I didn’t see your video,…a better one, I might add,
and your right, a dead-pan delivery!:)

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:24 PM

Why, thank you!

Hill60 on March 26, 2014 at 11:35 PM

At one point, an undercover agent said to Cannon: “You’re operating at quite a level Patrick.”

kcewa on March 26, 2014 at 11:12 PM

kcewa: Two in one day:)

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:35 PM

Canopfor already posted the link–Leland Lee, big time control advocate from state legislature of California, indicted for GUN RUNNING. Bwahahahaha. Read the article. Schadenfraude at it’s finest…

Doc Holliday on March 26, 2014 at 11:36 PM

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:33 PM

Good evening friend..I hope all is going well for you..:)

Dire Straits on March 26, 2014 at 11:36 PM

“A California state senator once lauded for efforts to make government more transparent was arrested by the FBI in San Francisco Wednesday along with a onetime gang leader known as ‘Shrimp Boy.’
State Sen. Leland Yee and Raymond Chow, were taken into custody after a series of raids by federal and gang task force officials, but the charges against them remained undisclosed.

Yee is the third Democratic senator to face charges this year. He was scheduled to be arraigned in federal court in San Francisco on Wednesday afternoon….”

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2590031/FBI-California-State-Sen-Leland-Yee-arrested.html#ixzz2x8AAYoIm

workingclass artist on March 26, 2014 at 11:36 PM

Pee Boy

Bmore on March 26, 2014 at 10:43 PM

Caption contest for Bmore’s effort:

“Watering the Land”

Schadenfreude on March 26, 2014 at 11:36 PM

How can they defend a bill that they voted for on the basis it has changed so much, when they didn’t oppose the changes?

Hmmm?

I hate progs. They lie.

wolly4321 on March 26, 2014 at 11:37 PM

Schadenfreude on March 26, 2014 at 11:34 PM

Look okay to you?

Bmore on March 26, 2014 at 11:37 PM

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:24 PM

Why, thank you!

Hill60 on March 26, 2014 at 11:35 PM

Hill60:—————:)

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:37 PM

I have misled you all..I said Team Obie can not do anything right..I was wrong..Team Obie and the Dems can read the poll numbers for 2014 mid terms and it must be really really bad..:)

Dire Straits on March 26, 2014 at 11:38 PM

California state Sen. Leland Yee arrested

Oh, yeah. At least until his arrest, he was running for CA Sec. of State.

climbnjump on March 26, 2014 at 11:39 PM

Schadenfreude on March 26, 2014 at 11:36 PM

I couldn’t remember the title you wanted. The blamed thread I thought it was on got real long. You pick the title. I just had to put up Pee Boy, cause that’s what I have always called it. ; )

Bmore on March 26, 2014 at 11:39 PM

Has Barack ever met a deadline, as Mr. Limbaugh asked.

SouthernGent on March 26, 2014 at 11:40 PM

Well, until obamacare was passed a person could by insurance any time they felt like it on the individual market. Might not get coverage for a certain length of time for pre-existing conditions, but could get it for anything else. Can not do that now.

Companies have the right to set timelines, they have to plan on costs, etc. Why should the government be able to do it to individuals that are paying for their own insurance?

Barred on March 26, 2014 at 11:33 PM

Ahhh. I see your point. That is crazy!

Hill60 on March 26, 2014 at 11:40 PM

Did I miss it?

hawkdriver on March 26, 2014 at 11:31 PM

What did you miss hawkdriver?

Bmore on March 26, 2014 at 11:40 PM

How can they defend it? It’s not what I voted for? It’s different now?

I allowed unconstitutional changes to it, but that’s not my fault?

wolly4321 on March 26, 2014 at 11:41 PM

Pee Boy

Bmore on March 26, 2014 at 10:43 PM

I’ll never think of Brussels the same, ever.

Schadenfreude on March 26, 2014 at 11:41 PM

Caption contest for Bmore’s effort:

“Watering the Land”

Schadenfreude on March 26, 2014 at 11:36 PM

“Trickle Down Progressivism.”

Good evening, my friend. :) Wonderful to see you, as always.

Sometimes I’m You’re Right – Sumlin :)

Okay… I’m back to work. :)

thatsafactjack on March 26, 2014 at 11:42 PM

Dire Straits on March 26, 2014 at 11:38 PM

One thing that never comes to mind when I see you Dire. “Is Dire misleading us?!?!” Lolz. Evening Dire! ; )

Bmore on March 26, 2014 at 11:42 PM

Pee Boy

Bmore on March 26, 2014 at 10:43 PM

Bmore:Those are great,…..heres another one to add:)
=====================================================

https://twitter.com/NATOSource

NATOSource ‏@NATOSource 5h

NATO Challenged to Agree on Nature of Threat from Russia http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/natosource/nato-challenged-to-agree-on-nature-of-threat-from-russia … pic.twitter.com/s9vHy7w9Rh

https://twitter.com/NATOSource/status/448947624180084736/photo/1/large

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:42 PM

Looks like Mark Harris is maybe trying to cast aspersions on his opponents?

Mark Harris @MarkHarris2014

Elections are too crucial to make uninformed choices, especially as we choose a nominee to defeat Hagan in Nov http://t.co/xCDNBFGLn0 #ncsen

Raleigh, NC – After breaking news that Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested on federal public corruption charges, U.S. Senate Candidate Mark Harris of Charlotte, NC issued the following statement:

“I urge all voters to carefully research each candidate for office before making a decision. Elections are too crucial to make uninformed choices, especially as Conservatives choose a nominee to defeat Kay Hagan in November.”

kcewa on March 26, 2014 at 11:43 PM

wolly4321 on March 26, 2014 at 11:41 PM

They have an excuse//..Remember San Fran Nan told us They have to to pass the bill first then we can see what is in the bill..:)

Dire Straits on March 26, 2014 at 11:44 PM

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:42 PM

look at that expression on O’s face!! esh I just want to smack him silly. Arrogance personified.

CoffeeLover on March 26, 2014 at 11:44 PM

thatsafactjack on March 26, 2014 at 11:42 PM

Say, that’s pretty good Jackie. Yeah I should still be working as well. Thought I’d wind down early. *whip crack* Back to work for you though! Lolz!

Bmore on March 26, 2014 at 11:45 PM

Bmore on March 26, 2014 at 11:42 PM

Good evening friend..:)

Dire Straits on March 26, 2014 at 11:45 PM

Bmore, make this into obama, his face, please.

Caption “Does to America”. Thank you.

Schadenfreude on March 26, 2014 at 2:10 PM

Bmore, thanks again.

Schadenfreude on March 26, 2014 at 11:45 PM

thatsafactjack on March 26, 2014 at 11:42 PM

Good evening..:)

Dire Straits on March 26, 2014 at 11:46 PM

I have misled you all..I said Team Obie can not do anything right..I was wrong..Team Obie and the Dems can read the poll numbers for 2014 mid terms and it must be really really bad..:)

Dire Straits on March 26, 2014 at 11:38 PM

Dire Straits: Evening Dire:)
==============================


Remember November

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABVmx24chnU

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:46 PM

Pee Boy

Bmore on March 26, 2014 at 10:43 PM

Caption contest for Bmore’s effort:

“Watering the Land”

Schadenfreude on March 26, 2014 at 11:36 PM

Heh.

“I tinkle, therefore I am …”

ShainS on March 26, 2014 at 11:48 PM

Bmore on March 26, 2014 at 11:45 PM

Good evening, Bmore. :) Thanks. Just trying to do my bit for the effort. Excellent work you your part. :)

No need for the whip!;) I’m working… I’m working. lol!

thatsafactjack on March 26, 2014 at 11:48 PM

J., evening, I like it, a lot.

Writing background noise music :)

Schadenfreude on March 26, 2014 at 11:48 PM

Sorry…’on your part’…^^^ Danged finger thingies. lol!

thatsafactjack on March 26, 2014 at 11:49 PM

What the hell is this, a joke?

Flora Duh on March 26, 2014 at 11:26 PM

No ma’am.

This is #WAR!

Lanceman on March 26, 2014 at 11:49 PM

“I tinkle, therefore I am …”

ShainS on March 26, 2014 at 11:48 PM

Bmore, pls. capture all :)

Schadenfreude on March 26, 2014 at 11:49 PM

A tweet from the accused gun-runner…it doesn’t get and funnier than this

Leland Yee @LelandYee
I commend Pres Obama for his commitment to federal #guncontrol legislation. In #CA we will also strengthen state law. http://sd08.senate.ca.gov/news/2012-12-19-senator-yee-praises-president-obama-commitment-reasonable-gun-control
Retweeted by jimgeraghty

kcewa on March 26, 2014 at 11:50 PM

Schadenfreude on March 26, 2014 at 11:48 PM

Thank you very much, my friend. :) That’s excellent. Great tunes and long play, too. Perfect. :)

thatsafactjack on March 26, 2014 at 11:50 PM

Did I miss it?

hawkdriver on March 26, 2014 at 11:31 PM

What did you miss hawkdriver?

Bmore on March 26, 2014 at 11:40 PM

Flipped the page without calling bmore. :-(

hawkdriver on March 26, 2014 at 11:51 PM

It’s so effing broken, I figure I am small fry.

I can not comply easily. There have to be many millions like me.

I may not even file taxes this year.

It’s totally broken.

I’m just not going to be forced to buy a product thatnI could afford before thus aob showed up, and now I can’t.

See ya in the gulag.

wolly4321 on March 26, 2014 at 11:51 PM

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:42 PM

look at that expression on O’s face!! esh I just want to smack him silly. Arrogance personified.

CoffeeLover on March 26, 2014 at 11:44 PM

CoffeeLover:

True,..my take,…ahem, oh lord, don’t burn me for this,

Obama looks like he wants to bed down the NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen!!!!-:)

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:51 PM

Has Barack ever met a deadline, as Mr. Limbaugh asked.

SouthernGent on March 26, 2014 at 11:40 PM

His deadlines, like his redlines, and like every statement he makes reads … comes with an expiration date.

An historic American first: the first Affirmative Action President of the United States!

ShainS on March 26, 2014 at 11:51 PM

Canopfor already posted the link–Leland Lee, big time control advocate from state legislature of California, indicted for GUN RUNNING. Bwahahahaha. Read the article. Schadenfraude at it’s finest…

Doc Holliday on March 26, 2014 at 11:36 PM

Another blog I visit from time to time covered that this morning… Schadenfreude indeed…

oscarwilde on March 26, 2014 at 11:52 PM

Dire Straits on March 26, 2014 at 11:46 PM

Good evening, Dire. :) Very good to see you.

Pass the rum…in an airtight container, please. I’m overworked and underwater. :)

thatsafactjack on March 26, 2014 at 11:52 PM

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:46 PM

Hear!..Hear!..Excellent video..:)

Ps..You might want to watch the video I linked to hawkdriver @ 11:32pm when you get a chance..:)

Dire Straits on March 26, 2014 at 11:52 PM

“This is part of a long-term pattern of this administration manipulating the law for its own convenience,” Boehner said. “It’s not hard to understand why the American people question this administration’s commitment to the rule of law.”

fuk yoo Boehner. What have you done to stop this little train wreck? Weep, gnash your teeth and what?

arnold ziffel on March 26, 2014 at 11:52 PM

I’m overworked and underwater. :)

thatsafactjack on March 26, 2014 at 11:52 PM

I wish I was over worked… and getting paid… <— Insert sad panda look here…

oscarwilde on March 26, 2014 at 11:53 PM

(waving) Jackie…I thought you did a driveby. Evening and don’t work too hard.

CoffeeLover on March 26, 2014 at 11:53 PM

Evening Schad — ain’t that the truth. I caught some of the highlights from the IRS hearing today. That was a joke.

CoffeeLover on March 26, 2014 at 11:30 PM

They are beyond a joke:

1. If they are stupid, it hurts.

2. If they are weasels, it hurts more.

3. If they are threatened, and are weasels, it hurts the most.

Plus, that IRS commissioner is a thug and needs to be reminded who pays for his azz. He needs to be sent home.

The agency is now an arm-of-the-obama/holder-thuggery.

Btw, I’ll put on my tax return “I intended to sign up for obama’care’”.

Also, obama will move the mandate deadline ahead by weekly increments, until Aug-Sept, when he’ll move it to 2017, with his pen, illegally.

Schadenfreude on March 26, 2014 at 11:53 PM

oscarwilde on March 26, 2014 at 11:53 PM

Be careful what you wish for, my friend. Be discriminating. Some projects are better than others. :)

thatsafactjack on March 26, 2014 at 11:54 PM

hawkdriver on March 26, 2014 at 11:51 PM

Lolz! That whole timing thing is tough. Plus I think the comment counter here at HA is still off. Lately I have been using Meow in place of Over. Seems I have an admirer. I still like to end the previous page with Schadenfreude though. I figure then I actually have two chances. ; ) Its a nice way to pass one another in the halls so to speak.

Bmore on March 26, 2014 at 11:54 PM

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:51 PM

LOL

CoffeeLover on March 26, 2014 at 11:54 PM

Pass the rum…in an airtight container, please. I’m overworked and underwater. :)

thatsafactjack on March 26, 2014 at 11:52 PM

lolz..Will do..*clink*..:)

PS..Good luck with the work..I have confidence you can handle it..:)

Dire Straits on March 26, 2014 at 11:55 PM

oscarwilde on March 26, 2014 at 11:53 PM

Be careful what you wish for, my friend. Be discriminating. Some projects are better than others. :)

thatsafactjack on March 26, 2014 at 11:54 PM

Paid… being the operative word here… <— Insert shocked look here…

oscarwilde on March 26, 2014 at 11:55 PM

thatsafactjack on March 26, 2014 at 11:50 PM

You’re welcome; write well, kill the bad guys, slowly, and don’t forget to resurface, now and then.

Schadenfreude on March 26, 2014 at 11:55 PM

CoffeeLover on March 26, 2014 at 11:53 PM

Good evening, CoffeeLover. :) I’m very glad you’re feeling better. It’s good to see you here again. :)

thatsafactjack on March 26, 2014 at 11:55 PM

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:33 PM

Good evening friend..I hope all is going well for you..:)

Dire Straits on March 26, 2014 at 11:36 PM

Dire Straits: Everything is tickty-boo, and I hope everything is
going good for you as well!:)

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:57 PM

hawkdriver on March 26, 2014 at 11:29 PM

Have you seen this??..

PS..Good evening..:)

Dire Straits on March 26, 2014 at 11:32 PM

Evening Dire.

Did not see. Bookmarked for later.

hawkdriver on March 26, 2014 at 11:57 PM

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:51 PM

LOL

CoffeeLover on March 26, 2014 at 11:54 PM

CoffeeLover:Oops:)

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:58 PM

thatsafactjack on March 26, 2014 at 11:55 PM

thanks Jackie….it was a slog getting better and now my timeclock is all off. So I’m here and you are working!!! Not fair.

CoffeeLover on March 26, 2014 at 11:58 PM

Yahoo goons are full of chit. obama is NOT a “uniter”. Die from eating his chit, fools. It ain’t Beluga caviar, you turkeys.

Schadenfreude on March 26, 2014 at 11:58 PM

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:42 PM

That third photo needs none of my work on it. It says it all pretty much. ; )

Bmore on March 26, 2014 at 11:58 PM

Going2Mars are you lurking tonight? I’m doing something cool this evening while I’m commenting you have to know about.

hawkdriver on March 26, 2014 at 11:59 PM

hawkdriver on March 26, 2014 at 11:57 PM

I hear you..It is long..I think you will find it interesting..:)

Dire Straits on March 27, 2014 at 12:00 AM

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:58 PM

lol, not sure how we’ll get through 3 more years but every time I see him all I see is arrogance.

CoffeeLover on March 27, 2014 at 12:00 AM

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:57 PM

All is well..:)

Dire Straits on March 27, 2014 at 12:01 AM

All is well..:)

Dire Straits on March 27, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Remain clam?

Lanceman on March 27, 2014 at 12:02 AM

Have you seen this??..

PS..Good evening..:)

Dire Straits on March 26, 2014 at 11:32 PM

Dire Straits: Thats another story,..heart-break that needs attention:)
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With all the heat on Benghazi,THIS IS A MIND_BLOWER AND NEEDS COVERAGE ASAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

TEAM SEAL 6,..U.S. Operation call sign Extortion 17!!

Families of slain SEAL Team 6 to blame government for deaths of servicemen
May 9, 2013
***********

Three families of Navy SEAL Team Six servicemen, along with the family of an Army National Guardsman, plan to appear at a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, May 9, to “disclose never before revealed information about how and why their sons along with 26 others died in a fatal helicopter crash in Afghanistan” on August 6, 2011, a few months after the raid on the compound that resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden, The Blaze reported.

Thirty-eight people, including seven Afghans and an interpreter, died when the helicopter carrying 25 members of SEAL Team Six and five other Americans, crashed.

According to a press release put out by the families, retired military experts will also appear to explain “how and why the government is as much responsible for the deaths of their sons as is the Taliban.”

Karen Vaughn, mother of fallen Navy Seal of Aaron Carson Vaughn, reacted to Barack Obama’s campaign ad “One Chance” last year. Karen and Billy Vaughn lost their son Aaron, a Navy SEAL, in Afghanistan in 2011.

Out of touch — Rebuke of Clinton and Obama from the heart of a mother

The press release says that areas of inquiry include, but are not limited to:
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How President Obama and Vice President Biden, having disclosed on May 4, 2011, that Navy SEAL Team VI carried out the successful raid on Bin Laden’s compound resulting in the master terrorist’s death, put a retaliatory target on the backs of the fallen heroes.

*How and why high-level military officials sent these Navy SEAL Team VI heroes into battle without special operations aviation and proper air support.

*How and why middle-level military brass carries out too many ill-prepared missions to boost their standing with top-level military brass and the Commander-in-Chief in order that they can be promoted.

*How the military restricts special operations servicemen and others from engaging in timely return fire when fired upon by the Taliban and other terrorist groups and interests, thus jeopardizing the servicemen’s lives.

*How and why the denial of requested pre-assault fire may have contributed to the shoot down of the Navy SEAL Team VI helicopter and the death of these special operations servicemen.

*How Afghani forces accompanying the Navy SEAL Team VI servicemen on the helicopter were not properly vetted and how they possibly disclosed classified information to the Taliban about the mission, resulting in the shoot down of the helicopter.

*How military brass, while prohibiting any mention of a Judeo-Christian God, invited a Muslim cleric to the funeral for the fallen Navy SEAL Team VI heroes who disparaged in Arabic the memory of these servicemen by damning them as infidels to Allah. A video of the Muslim cleric’s “prayer” will be shown with a certified translation.

According to Jason Howerton, the press conference “has not been highly publicized.”

“This press conference takes on special significance given that our government has over the last twelve years since September 11th committed brave American servicemen to wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that, in large part as a result of politics, were poorly conceived of and implemented, resulting in the deaths of thousands and the maiming of tens of thousands of our brave heroes. To make matters even worse, America has effectively lost these wars,” said Larry Klayman, legal counsel for the families.

The press conference also comes on the heels of a House hearing on the Benghazi terror attack that left Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans dead.

Video of one mother’s reaction to Obama’s campaign ad “One Chance” can be seen here.

http://www.examiner.com/article/families-of-slain-seal-team-6-to-blame-government-for-deaths-of-servicemen
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TrentoVision 5.9.13 – Navy SEAL Extortion 17 EXPOSED – Obama Failures
Video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqtJrJ40Cio&feature=youtu.be
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2011 Chinook shootdown in Afghanistan

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_Chinook_shootdown_in_Afghanistan

canopfor on May 11, 2013 at 2:48 AM

canopfor on May 11, 2013 at 9:53 PM

canopfor on March 27, 2014 at 12:02 AM

canopfor, two mannequins on the world stage

Schadenfreude on March 27, 2014 at 12:03 AM

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:57 PM

All is well..:)

Dire Straits on March 27, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Dire Straits: Excellent:)

canopfor on March 27, 2014 at 12:04 AM

hawkdriver on March 26, 2014 at 11:57 PM

I hear you..It is long..I think you will find it interesting..:)

Dire Straits on March 27, 2014 at 12:00 AM

I’ll warn you up front. I’ve made those pax decisions. I don’t believe anything nefarious happened. I warn our pax about cross loading key elements. They set the manifests though.

hawkdriver on March 27, 2014 at 12:04 AM

My former premium money is now invested in 30-06 Springfield, .223,

And a list. Of calibers.

I’m not some genius. But moments of clarity arrive sometimes. Maybe it’s instinct of some sort.

We are heading in a very bad way, and I’m too old for this shit. But the world doesn’t spin around me.

These bastards,, these progs. Enough already.

Only one thing puts them in their place. I don’t want that,but….

I will live free.

I really hate them. They won’t leave us alone.

wolly4321 on March 27, 2014 at 12:05 AM

canopfor, two mannequins on the world stage

Schadenfreude on March 27, 2014 at 12:03 AM

Schadenfreude:Lol,..thats about it:)

canopfor on March 27, 2014 at 12:07 AM

The all-knowing gubmint will be pricing all plans soon and there won’t be any health insurance plan industry remaining …

Schadenfreude pure!

ShainS on March 26, 2014 at 10:50 PM

:)

Schadenfreude on March 27, 2014 at 12:07 AM

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:58 PM

lol, not sure how we’ll get through 3 more years but every time I see him all I see is arrogance.

CoffeeLover on March 27, 2014 at 12:00 AM

CoffeeLover:Yup,….Holier-than-thou Smug:)

canopfor on March 27, 2014 at 12:09 AM

The MM reefer thread is dying down.

Bmore on March 27, 2014 at 12:09 AM

Dave has still not been seen Dire.

Bmore on March 27, 2014 at 12:10 AM

Del said so.

Bmore on March 27, 2014 at 12:10 AM

Bmore, pls repost, with new title.

All you wits, help to caption it, pls.

Schadenfreude on March 27, 2014 at 12:11 AM

Bmore, that ever’dilligent’ is pretty low-celled.

Schadenfreude on March 27, 2014 at 12:12 AM

Schadenfreude on March 27, 2014 at 12:11 AM

Any of these is fine by me. I don’t think I missed any. You pick.

“I tinkle, therefore I am …”
“Watering the Land”
“Does to America”
“Trickle Down Progressivism.”

Bmore on March 27, 2014 at 12:12 AM

canopfor on March 26, 2014 at 11:42 PM

That third photo needs none of my work on it. It says it all pretty much. ; )

Bmore on March 26, 2014 at 11:58 PM

Bmore:Tru Dats:)

canopfor on March 27, 2014 at 12:13 AM

every time I see him all I see is arrogance.

CoffeeLover on March 27, 2014 at 12:00 AM

He thinks he’s cool, Putin will lose, and that the EuroWieners love him.

Schadenfreude on March 27, 2014 at 12:14 AM

I tinkle, therefore I am …”
“Watering the Land”
“Does to America”
Trickle Down Progressivism.”

Bmore on March 27, 2014 at 12:12 AM

The two bold ones

Schadenfreude on March 27, 2014 at 12:15 AM

Progs the world over. Not just here.

If we can’t get them out of our very own gubmint, we’ll be stuck fighting them on a scale much larger.

Inside and outside.

wolly4321 on March 27, 2014 at 12:16 AM

Schadenfreude on March 27, 2014 at 12:14 AM

aaah that bubble…but you are so right. He’s so arrogant he’ll never see he’s wrong. They probably don’t even bother to show him the polling.

CoffeeLover on March 27, 2014 at 12:17 AM

hawkdriver on March 27, 2014 at 12:04 AM

I understand..I think I get what you are saying..:)

Dire Straits on March 27, 2014 at 12:18 AM

OTay Peeps,…gonna watch a movie, catch y’all tomorrow,..

….everyone have a great night——:)

(1965) -The Flight of the Phoenix – James Stewart – Filme Completo – Full Movie

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxaDOazi730

canopfor on March 27, 2014 at 12:18 AM

The two bold ones

Schadenfreude on March 27, 2014 at 12:15 AM

Both? In what order? Lolz!

Bmore on March 27, 2014 at 12:19 AM

nite all

I still like P Boy….that had me laughing so…but Trickle Down Progressivism is my 2nd choice.

CoffeeLover on March 27, 2014 at 12:19 AM

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