Archive for October, 2013

Obama Balks at Boehner’s Debt Ceiling Offer

Obama Balks at Boehner’s Debt Ceiling Offer. No surprise here. I disagree with the conclusion of the article, though. There are no cracks in the GOP’s stance. They did once again what they have done several times leading up to and during the shutdown; they have made offers to compromise and end the shutdown and stave off a debt limit
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Meanwhile, Back in Egypt…

General Sisi and his followers are condemning Egypt to greater turmoil | The Guardian. Remember the military coup in Egypt? Isn’t it funny how whenever Obama has an embarrassing foreign policy disaster on his hands, something comes up in the US that wipes it from the news entirely? Anyway, those nice military men who kicked out those awful Muslim Brotherhood
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Oklahoma Suit May Knock Out Obamacare | Right Wing News

Oklahoma Suit May Knock Out Obamacare | Right Wing News. This article is interesting, not for the idea of a legal challenge to the ACA because we already know that the SCOTUS will do whatever it takes to avoid ruling against the ACA in any way, but because it is just one more example of the President ‘interpreting’ a law
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The PJ Tatler » In Review: The Obamacare Rollout

The PJ Tatler » In Review: The Obamacare Rollout. Park said the administration expected 50,000 to 60,000 simultaneous users. It got 250,000. Compare that with the similarly rocky debut seven years ago of exchanges to obtain Medicare drug coverage. The Bush administration projected 20,000 simultaneous users and built capacity for 150,000. That’s the difference between competence and incompetence. Of course,
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Obama Admin Cancels Catholic Mass at Ft. Belvoir Over Shutdown

Obama Admin Cancels Catholic Mass at Ft. Belvoir Over Shutdown. Obama’s golf course on Andrews Air Force Base remains open, because golf is essential. But worshiping God is not.

The PJ Tatler » Moody’s Nukes Obama’s Debt Ceiling Fearmongering

In a debt ceiling memo making the rounds in Washington today, Moody’s credit rating agency destroys President Obama’s rationale for raising the debt ceiling. via The PJ Tatler » Moody’s Nukes Obama’s Debt Ceiling Fearmongering. So, when we hit the ceiling next week, Obama has all the power to decide what bills we pay, and which ones we put aside.
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