As reported by NBC News on Dec. 16, 2014, Hillary Clinton still bears the title as the presumptive front runner for the Democratic Party’s hopes of keeping the White House in 2016. Yet Republicans aren’t done reminding the nation that Hillarycare very well could have been a much bigger and broader-reaching federal program than even the much derided Obamacare health insurance plan.
With a special emphasis aimed in on the black community, Barack Obama is leaning heavily on his entertainment-world connections to appear on both the airwaves and the internet to convince as many as possible to purchase their health insurance via the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as ObamaCare, as reported by Black Voice News on March 17, 2014.
But three 10-year-old girls in Cleveland, Ohio have taken voicing their displeasure of the hapless hometown team one step higher, as reported by the right-of-center news portal The Daily Caller on Jan.3, 2014.
It’s not everyday that a born-again Evangelical Protestant from North Carolina comes to the defense of Catholic nuns, but that’s exactly what happened, as reported by Michelle Malkin’s Twitter watchdog site Twitchy.com on Jan. 3, 2014.
A native of Wilmington, NC, Charlie Daniels took to the micro-blogging site Twitter to defend the Catholic Order of The Little Sisters of the Poor as the take the Obama Administration to court over the ObamaCare mandate that the Sisters financially support abortions for members of the laity employed by the Order.
“This has been a cover up from the very beginning…”
Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) has taken the political fist fight between Congressional Republicans and Barack Obama to the next level when he accused the Administration of taking “lying to a new level,” as reported by CNN on Dec.2, 2013.
Speaking at an on-line interview tagged a “Google Hangout session,” the Republican number two man in the U.S. Senate never mentioned Obama by name, instead electing to refer only to the “current administration” as he first opened fire on the current White House scandal regarding questions of honesty and transparency from the Obama Administration swirling around the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya which resulted in the deaths of four Americans.
“Michelle didn’t think it was worth having a commuter marriage…”
Michelle Obama’s Thanksgiving wish for the nation is to push ObamaCare at the dinner table, as reported by the New York Post on Nov. 27, 2013.
Besides pestering the party faithful to engage in a major manners faux pas, it turns out that spending their marriage living under the same roof is something the Obamas have adopted only since relocating to government housing in Washington, D.C.
Thomas P. Farley (aka: “Mister Manners“) slams the First Lady of the U.S. (FLOTUS) for bringing politics to the family gathering:
“They are effectively hijacking a holiday that’s really about giving thanks and not about having heavy, heavy conversations like this.”
Take the plunge, take the pledge…
Barack Obama pledged to fundamentally change the United States when he was first elected in 2008. Now he wants you to pledge to fundamentally change how you spend your Thanksgiving Dinner, as reported by The Daily Caller on Nov. 25, 2013.
Other than the annual ritual of choking down cranberry sauce and watching the Lions lose to whoever, Obama is taking to social media in a move to motivate everyone to talk ObamaCare whilst gobbling’ on the gobble-gobble.
In what cold easily be describes as prime examples of 1970s weirdness, both the book and the film “The 7-Per-Cent Solution” derives the title not from any type of problem solving, but the amount of cocaine Sherlock Holmes was injecting into himself.
Not quite as low as 7/100ths, the Obama Administration is accepting much less than 100% as acceptable despite Obama’s penchant for consumer-tech analogies, and also that the corporate world has a much higher expectation of excellence, as reported by both The Washington Times and the technology-centric news portal Venture Beat on Nov. 18, 2013
Appearing on NBC’s “Today Show,” former vice presidential candidate as well as the former governor of The Last Frontier State had a bit of a go with Matt Lauer, host of the early morning news-and-banter show, as reported by both the right-of-center news portal News Busters and also The Washington Post on Nov. 11, 2013.
Ostensibly invited to appear on the show to discuss her new book “Good Tidings and Great Joy, Protecting the Heart of Christmas,” Palin found herself to be questioned instead of the questionable apology recently given by Barack Obama to those who found themselves sans health care insurance due to the equally questionable improvements.
As host Lauer stated after his initial greetings, “Now let me – I’ll get to the book in a second – let me start with ObamaCare and the rollout issues.”
Touting they would enroll seven million Americans in the ObamaCare market exchange by early next year seems to be falling a little short. No, make that a lot short, as reported by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on Nov. 11, 2013 and the left-of-center news portal Politico.com on June 24, 2013.
Health insurance industry insiders are signalling that fewer than 50,000 citizens have successfully enrolled in a private insurance plan using the HealthCare.gov (aka: “ObamaCare”) on-line marketplace, far shorter than the 500,000 estimated to enroll before the dawning of All Saints Day.
In a televised apology that had more than a few questioning his sincerity, Barack Obama bemoaned to NBC that he was personally “burned” by the public relations disaster, and in the case of millions of Americans – a financial disaster, that is the opening weeks of ObamaCare, as reported by the right-of-center news portal Mediaite.com on Nov. 7, 2013.
I Take Personal Responsibility… Well, Sort Of…
With perhaps the most unpronounceable name ever, Republican head cheese Reince Priebus has vowed to the world that he’s ready, willing and able to figuratively tattoo ObamaCare front and center on the grille assembly of every single Democrat running for office in 2014, as reported by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on Nov. 10, 2013.
Priebus, the current Chairman of the Republican National Committee, appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” and proclaimed that Barack Obama’s signature legislation would become “toxic” to the nation’s health care system both short and long term.