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White House 'Quietly' Exempts 4.5 Million People In 5 "Territories" From Obamacare

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As WSJ reports, last week's geopolitical chaos and distraction was ideal for a news dump, and the White House didn't disappoint: On no legal basis, all 4.5 million residents of the five U.S. territories were quietly released from ObamaCare. It seems the costs of healthcare soared in these five territories due to uneconomic mandates - which woul dhave been a disaster PR-wise for the administration and so, under cover of catastrophe, WSJ reports all of a sudden last week HHS discovered new powers after "a careful review of this situation and the relevant statutory language," that enabled them to 'selectively exempt' American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands, and Virgin Islands from Obamacare. And all while vacationing...

As WSJ reports,

The original House and Senate bills that became the Affordable Care Act included funding for insurance exchanges in these territories, as President Obama promised when as a Senator he campaigned in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and other 2008 Democratic primaries. But the $14.5 billion in subsidies for the territories were dumped in 2010 as ballast when Democrats needed to claim the law reduced the deficit.


As a consolation, Democrats opened several public-health programs to the territories and bestowed most of ObamaCare's insurance regulations, which liberals euphemize as "consumer protections," such as requiring insurers to accept all comers and charge the same premiums regardless of patient health.

However, costs soared as no insurer would touch them...

These uneconomic mandates promptly caused insurance rates to soar and many insurers to flee the territorial markets. You can't buy any policy at any price in the Mariana Islands. So the territories have spent the last two years beseeching HHS for a regulatory exemption.

So time to change the rules... from this...

As recently as last year, HHS instructed the territories that they "have enjoyed the benefits of the applicable consumer protections" and HHS "has no legal authority to exclude the territories" from ObamaCare.

To this...

Laws are made by Congress, but all of a sudden last week HHS discovered new powers after "a careful review of this situation and the relevant statutory language."

And thus 4.5 million people in the following 5 territories are now free of the tyrannical demands of Obamacare...

American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands, and Virgin Islands.

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Which leaves only one question... where does everybody else apply for their 'uneconomic' exemption?


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Sun, 07/20/2014 - 21:55 | 4981966 zorba THE GREEK
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Obamacare, hell no, Obama don't care.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 21:59 | 4981978 takeaction
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This is your obama voter..First the ORiginal..


Then the remix...

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:13 | 4982029 NoDebt
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Obama was just informed of this exemption, and boy is he pissed.  He's going to make this right.  Just you wait.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:17 | 4982042 McCormick No. 9
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This is why I didn't sign up, and I'm not signing up. If I wait long enough, I be exempt- because Obamacare will fail and become a sidenote to history. Just like I figured.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:20 | 4982046 bunzbunzbunz
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Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:29 | 4982068 DoChenRollingBearing
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Here's how (step-by-step) to get your Bitcoin wallet, and then buy (not free, so sorry) Bitcoins with a credit card (5% over "spot").  Even a Bearing (with a hole in the middle where his brain should be) can do this...:

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:49 | 4982149 wee-weed up
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"Do as we say... NOT as we do!"

Greetings from Obamaville

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:16 | 4982210 markmotive
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What a mess. Either socialize healthcare or don't.

Gerald Celente on Obamacare:

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:14 | 4982300 TeamDepends
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Hey everybody look over here, we just discovered the power to not pay any federal taxes. It's called "no taxation without representation"!

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 05:50 | 4982599 zhandax
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"And all while vacationing..."

Pardon me, this is his normal routine.  Dickweed doesn't leave the WH until August.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:57 | 4982658 GetZeeGold
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All hail to the boy king.


If you don't....well you're just a racist.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:29 | 4982706 ndotken
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Apparently there's no middle class in those 5 territories Obama can tax to pay for it ... so it failed ... coming soon to your Main Street as well Amerika

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:16 | 4982301 TeamDepends
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We second the motion.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:09 | 4982292 Antifaschistische
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you're killing me, by your 'watch what I do and not what I say' routine your administration is openly confirming that Obamacare is the hardest...on the poorest sector of our nation/economy.

This is classic.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 01:45 | 4982433 Colonel Klink
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King Obama rewriting laws with the stroke of his pen.  The CONstitutional lawyer knows that's exactly how the founding father intended it.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 04:29 | 4982568 Eirik Magnus Larssen
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I'll never understand the level of fuss Americans continue to create around receiving universal healthcare. In virtually all industrialized nations of the world, universal healthcare has been as basic a public service as law enforcement, maintenance of roads or fire stations for decades.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 05:33 | 4982602 Offthebeach
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What is this "road maintenance" you speak of?
We dont have cops. Dog shooters and baby granading, Ukrainian Separatist looking roid freaks, yes.
Schools are were you pay for your kids to learn. The other you speak of a minimum security day care centers for, and by idiots until EBT, WIC and Section 8 kics in for breeder stock. Males go to county, upstate or down, depending, or the military, the 5% who can pass a piss test and aren't too fatty.

Yeah, more DMV type VA care.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:37 | 4982640 o2sd
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And you never will. It is an issue than not one American seems to have a sensible thought about. The height of hilarity on this issue is how the American 'free market' health care system delivers half the health care quality at twice the cost of almost every other industrialised nation. It would be one thing if their so-called non-socialist health care system delivered better health care for twice the cost, but to actually deliver half the outcome for twice the price is the epitome of incompetence and stupidity.

Even more strange is the insistence that universal health care is 'socialist', when the corrupt US health system milks 8% of GDP to pay corporate welfare to insurance and pharmaceutical companies.

On the one hand, you have the 'food' corporations shoving empty starches, neurotoxins (like aspartame) and high fructose corn syrup into human gullets through the fat pie holes of the great American unwashed, and on the other you have punitative health care costs for those whose bodies and internal organs eventually fail from this deliberate poisoning for profit.

Every Empire eventually turns on itself, with the citizens fighting each other for the spoils of wars and the profit of plunder. The rest of the world gets to witness this vile but fascinating spectacle in real time from the comfort of our lounge rooms. Strange times, strange times.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:19 | 4982687 N2OJoe
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Universal healthcare is great and efficient and top notch!

Until you realize that you don't actually GET any care from it. They should really call it what it is - universal low grade insurance where you still have to pay just as much as any other country in order to actually get care.

No Death Panels but just ignore that Universal Healthcare at the VA.

Not to mention the people drinking plant water in UK hospitals because no one ever comes to check on them.

Then the Canadians(whole world to some extent) coming here for healthcare because their universal insurance doesn't actually get them care in the home country.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 20:02 | 4985883 o2sd
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Any fantasy can be true, including yours. Given that I come in contact every day with my fellow citizens, if they can't afford basic medical care, then I am exposed. Public health is a public good. I don't see you complaining about the national highway network.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:41 | 4982721 Sean7k
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One, government run industry is socialist by definition. Two, many of us are not just aware but incredibly angry about the degree of toxicity we are exposed to, the way we subsidize the pharma costs for other countries (europe included), but even more so when it is done in a manner which violates the Constitution.

There is no joy in being the debt mules of the British Aristocracy or their pet guard dogs. Many of those corporations are european. Remember we bailed out everybody's banks, not just our own. It is nice to know you are sitting on the sidelines watching us suffer and expend ourselves so you can prosper.

While we have fallen for the program hook, line and sinker, I see no glorious uprisings anywhere else. Especially as the other socialist governments continue to crush their citizens as well. Just wait, the overlords will bring their three ring circus of hell to northern europe soon enough and you might be whistling a different tune by then.

Personally, I never entered the system and never will. Because guess what, just because it is cheaper and better doesn't mean it is worth having. You are also being poisoned by the same pharma, the same medical practices, just at better prices. Getting a discount on death is not much to crow about.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 07:50 | 4987145 o2sd
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I don't live in Europe, so your EuroTrash rage is probably misplaced.

Second, I don't deny that universal health care is socialist. It is. But running your health system as an economic rent extractor for the the pharmaceutical and insurance industries is also socialist. It is corporate welfare. Since both systems are socialist, the true comparison is on outcomes and cost.

Both systems regularly kill people through medical error, although the US system appears to kill more because rushing drugs to market is incentivised (i.e. highly profitable). The US system costs around 16% of GDP. Most 'socialist' health care systems cost 8-12% of GDP. 

In terms of innovation, both systems are about equal. The US system is biased towards innovation in treatments, the socialist systems are biased towards innovation in prevention and long term management. However, both types of innovation come from both types of system, but innovations in the 'socialist' system tend to be disseminated faster because there is no financial drag.

Personally, I would rather someone with an infectious disease have no financial barrier to getting treatment so they can be treated before they pass their infection on to 150 other people. But that's just me, some people are fine with epidemics and pandemics if they can lock themselves away in their gated community and have their food trucked in by armed security vans.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:58 | 4982661 Everybodys All ...
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and virtually no new innovations or techniques come from these socialized health care systems now do they?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:58 | 4982924 exi1ed0ne
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Healthcare reform was actually health INSURANCE reform - US laws are never about what the title they give us says.  It did nothing to address the inefficiencies and inequities in actual healthcare, which would start with the removal of the private AMA as a monopoly on the sector.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:41 | 4982253 RaceToTheBottom
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Bitcoins, so easy, even a caveman can do it..

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 04:57 | 4982589 shouldvekilledthem
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Be careful. bunzbunzbunz is a scammer. Mods should remove his posts

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:43 | 4984395 RaceToTheBottom
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I think I was replying to another poster, dochen, who believes in bearings, gold and bitcoins (I hope not a huge amount)

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 05:41 | 4982605 The Blank Stare
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And that's the same resoning of my loser brother who refuses to sign up, all the while sponging off my folks retierment money to pay his $6,000. medical bills. Make it free and kill the insurance agencies!

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:19 | 4982686 RafterManFMJ
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I tried to sign up for 0blam0 care but it never went through; I'm guessing the carrier pigeon got shot down, got eaten by a hawk, the paperwork fell off its leg or, most likely, the pigeon I was sold wasn't really a carrier pigeon at all.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:18 | 4982045 espirit
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Must have forgot Mexico...

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 01:04 | 4982389 Wait What
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that might be the funniest thing i've seen in weeks.

thx for posting.

makes me wonder how many voted for him just because they think he's black or didn't want to feel racist when they were asked who they voted for.

he's running neck and neck with Nixon and W Bush as worst president in American history, and he's got 2 more yrs to win.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:27 | 4982630 CuttingEdge
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Neck and neck? You are being way too kind on the twat.

He leads the "worst president in living memory" stakes by about a furlong and is widening the gap every week from here on in, judging by the foreign policy road his handlers are running him along...

Lotsa tax-funded vacations and golf for 18 months to keep him sweet while irrelevant. He reminds me of Steve Martin's Ruprecht character in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 20:15 | 4985931 Cleveland Steamer
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No love for Woodrow Wilson?

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 07:12 | 4992033 o2sd
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Three Baby Boomer presidents and they hold the top 3 positions in the "worst president ever" ranking.

Look, just stop fucking voting for Baby Boomers, alright?

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:37 | 4982090 Renewable Life
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So as this madness continues to "evolve" it has occurred to me something profoundly terrifying is occurring in America and Europe!!

We NO longer live in a solidified economic and political structure, and we sure as shit, DONT live in a free market, entrepreneurial capitalist system, instead what we have happening simultaneously is, Socialism (Lenin/Marx style) for some, fascism for some, and Obligarchy for some!!

The elite are benefitting from this "hybrid system" and the rest of us are suffering under it!! With the middle class taking the short end of the stick on all three dynamics!

Yellen confirmed this notion before Congress, several months ago, when asked by a Congressman, "in your acedemic professional opinion, what is this economic system we are living in, what do you call this"?

Yellen replied "I have no idea, Congressmen!"

Well Mr(s) Yellen, if you fucking don't even know what it is we are living in, how the fuck do you think you have any chance of "controlling" the fucking outcomes of it, like you and CNBC tell us every day, you can????

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:22 | 4982316 drendebe10
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"There ain't nuthin uglier than an old white woman."  Fred Sanford

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 18:57 | 4990583 NidStyles
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I thought she was Jewish...

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 01:05 | 4982390 August
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It's called Fascism, Janet.  Yes, I know it may hurt to admit it.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:03 | 4982768 sunnyside
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+ for you.

I don't get it when people keep calling Barry a communist or socialist, 

As I understand the words (and correct me if wrong), In socialism, the state owns it and the leaders decide the markets; in communism all of the people own it together and decide together how the markets will be, and in fascism you can own it privately, but the gov't is going to tell you what to charge, what to pay, etc.  I've also read and believe that true communism isn't possible because people are assholes and the elite won't give up the power to transition from socialism to communism.


Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:52 | 4982271 WeNeedaRealGovt
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He won re-election by 5 million votes.

Healthcare costs stagnant for the first time in years. Premiums lowest rate of increase since the '50s.

Uninsured rate drops 4%.

Red States opting out have hospitals closing, the real death panels are GOP governors.

ACA states have healthy hospitals.

Don't let the facts confuse ya', ya' betcha.

More ZH support of the Fox/GOP agenda.  

Under Bush we built roads bridges in Afgan and Iraq with the lost $trillions.  We built 4000 schools in Iraq, not one in the US.  Other than with county state taxes.

ZHers fooled again, want to turn the country over to the GOP so we have a real WW3.  

Obamacare is winning.  

Bush's failed HSAs were a givaway to Insurance Company CEO, Big Pharma and the Docs.  And one more Crisis - 49 million uninsured.

At some point you have to admit your wrong!  Move on.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:19 | 4982310 francis_the_won...
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"At some point you have to admit your wrong!  Move on."

And yours will come in November 2014, right after the elections, when next year's premium adjustments hit the market (conveniently moved back to be revealed AFTER the mid-term elections).  Please follow up on your post then (and hopefully not before that).

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:19 | 4982311 francis_the_won...
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"At some point you have to admit your wrong!  Move on."

And yours will come in November 2014, right after the elections, when next year's premium adjustments hit the market (conveniently moved back to be revealed AFTER the mid-term elections).  Please follow up on your post then (and hopefully not before that).

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:25 | 4982317 TeamDepends
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"He won re-election by 5 million votes." Do you really believe that?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:28 | 4982332 DJ Happy Ending
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Nice try dipshit.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 01:14 | 4982401 buyingsterling
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How does President Pimp's rancid cock taste? (you've got a little something dribbling down.... that's got it. Tasty? )

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 02:28 | 4982476 Mr. Crisp
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Soros's paid trolls are out in force lately. Must be part of Obama's latest political offensive.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:17 | 4982620 Bill of Rights
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All this fail and not one cite to prove your point, you must be new at this or your just a brainwashed retard, ill go with the latter.

I think I hear your mommy calling you for breakfast.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:30 | 4984042 WeNeedaRealGovt
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Only (-)35.  This site is a joke. ZHers = Zeros!

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:25 | 4982305 drendebe10
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..don't forget that the corrupt elected ruling political elite turds voted & passed to exempt themselves from bureacratic morass of obamascare.

As for all the serfs & peasants, Phoenix VA hospital care coming to ur neighborhood soon.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:36 | 4982347 ebworthen
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Bendoverpeasants yur cuntry luvs you.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:54 | 4982372 OldPhart
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ObamaCare, the second greatest fraud since 2008...

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 02:27 | 4982475 MiltonFriedmans...
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Soterocare is the preferred nomenclature, but then again, Soterodoesn'tgiveafuckaboutyou also works well. My personal fav: Pegboycare.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:54 | 4982656 doctor10
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Give it another 6 months in the states. When WalMart and Mickey-Dees figure out their profits are in full reverse cause United Health Care et al have gobbled up all disposable income things will start to happen

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 21:56 | 4981969 post turtle saver
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repeal the ACA

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 21:59 | 4981976 DoChenRollingBearing
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If he would exempt DoChenRollingBearingLandia, that would be a good start...

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:08 | 4982003 NoDebt
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Done.  Now start supporting it and donating money to Obama or he'll unleash the hounds on you again.

It's all there, for you, DCRB.  And it's all got a price tag.  Pay or don't.  Your choice in the United States of Corruption.


Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:22 | 4982052 DoChenRollingBearing
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Bah, his price tag!  If things keep going like they are, I'll just STOP earning all income (even passive like dividends), put it all in gold, and never pay him nuthin'.

No income tax 4 U, wanker Obama!

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:00 | 4981980 Pure Evil
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Well, if you can get one state to sue under the "equal protection clause" its pretty much a done deal.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 21:59 | 4981979 SillySalesmanQu...
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I'm vacationing...waiting on my exemption...patiently waiting...

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:09 | 4982195 Neo
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Unless you work for FedGov or a Federally chartered corporation, you will never receive an "exemption", the ACA most likely does not apply to you.

The funding mechanism for the ACA is an excise tax in proportion to the amount of "Income" you receive as a result of a federally privileged activity. A tax that can be abated by behaving in a certain manner like maintaining a "qualifying plan" (the Mandate).

Roberts was right, he tortured the decision because he couldn't reveal the game. It's a tax and should be treated as one.

Article I, Section 9, Clause 4 has NOT been repealed.

If you voluntarily classify your income as "Federal Income" by submitting those handy W2 and 1099 forms informing the IRS of such classification, or allow them to assume it because you didn't rebut those allegations, then get ready to either pay the tax or carry a "qualifying plan". You mandated yourself by classifying your income as "Federal Income" .

No "Federal Income", no mandate.

This guy has "Cracked the Code", it's the real deal.


Mon, 07/21/2014 - 01:11 | 4982395 August
August's picture's the real deal,

All you need now is a judiciary which agrees with you.

And federal marshalls who will refuse to transport you to the slammer.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:00 | 4981981 Catullus
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The middle class and those barely treading water are still not exempted. Please continue to pay your additional $500/monthly health put option premiums.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:10 | 4982014 Jendrzejczyk
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Cat, you forgot to mention that we need to keep on paying massive deductibles, laughably "discount" rates for prescriptions and inflated charges that insurance just doesn't quite cover (approx 40%).

Yes, we noticed Mother Fuckers.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:27 | 4982326 QQQBall
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$500? What a deal. Where can I get that? I pay more than that for myself.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 21:59 | 4981984 Kelley
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What is the application process to turn Florida into a territory?

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:23 | 4982060 DoChenRollingBearing
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Please let us know if you find it.

Advise Texas as well!

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:57 | 4982275 WeNeedaRealGovt
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More secessionist traitors..please leave scum. America is a land of laws and the GOP is losing even with the Kock Billions. Leave already, obviously you haven't spent much time in a 3rd world country. Go fuck yourself.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:36 | 4982349 Miffed Microbio...
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Kock billions? That slip seems a bit Freudian.


Mon, 07/21/2014 - 02:21 | 4982470 IridiumRebel
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You're really poor at debate.

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Caution: NPR. This article reeks with left-wing bias.
Justice Department Tougher On Abortion Protesters. [Troy] Newman leads Operation Rescue, a group that protests at abortion clinics across the country. He calls this Justice Department's approach to the FACE Act "a political tool to shut them up, shut them down and make them go away." "This is a ridiculous overstepping of the federal government's bounds and with the intent of restricting our freedom, our liberties and our speech," says Newman, who says he was sued under the same law by the Justice Department when Bill Clinton was president.

Eric Holder's People. The attorney general defends the Justice Department's mishandling of the New Black Panther voter intimidation case in racial terms at the same time he says race had nothing to do with it.

'My People' and the American People Eric Holder Serves. House Republicans need to put another item on their to-do list: ask Attorney General Eric Holder for his resignation ASAP. Two years ago he insulted every American when he called us "a nation of cowards." Yesterday [3/1/2011] in front of a House Appropriations Committee Hearing he all but admitted he's not about to honor the Pledge of Allegiance's promise of "justice for all." Holder brought his $28.2 billion budget request before the lawmakers and got to witness just how willing some people are to have a discussion about race.

Bonner: BP spill fund 'a monster' created by Obama Administration. Rep. Jo Bonner (R-Ala.) pleaded with Attorney General Eric Holder Tuesday [3/1/2011] to do all he can to speed up the distribution of funds by the system set up by BP in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon spill last year.

Holder ill serves his 'people'. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. played the race card in congressional testimony on Tuesday, referring to blacks as his "people" while neglecting the rest of Americans. That race-based lens pervades his Justice Department, causing consistently skewed enforcement of the law.

We, the Unhyphenated Americans. My fellow Americans, who are "your people"? I ask because U.S. attorney general Eric Holder, who is black, used the phrase "my people" in congressional testimony this week. It was an unmistakably color-coded and exclusionary reference intended to deflect criticism of the Obama Justice Department's selective enforcement policies. It backfired. In pandering to skin-deep identity politics and exacerbating race-consciousness, Holder has given the rest of us a golden opportunity to stand up, identify "our people," and show the liberal poseurs what post-racialism really looks like.

Eric Holder's liberal racism: Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. should resign. He is a disgrace to his office and to his country. ... Mr. Holder is the nation's top law enforcement officer. His duty is to uphold the law and apply it fairly and equally to everyone — regardless of race. In other words, his job demands that he be colorblind. By his own words, he has shown he is unfit for the position.

Dems Should Seek Eric Holder's Resignation. President Obama's supporters should hope Attorney General Eric Holder resigns. His embarrassing tenure has given Republicans a potent symbol of leftist extremism combined with comic incompetence. This nasty blend is symbolic of the entire administration, as shattered expectations of moderation and competence played a significant role in the midterm tsunami.

Forcing Holder out. The calls have begun for Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s resignation. Potential Republican presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty both took that position last weekend in response to last week's embarrassing result in the trial of Guantanamo terrorist detainee Ahmed Khalfan Ghailiani.

Ship of Fools: Obama's Intimates and Advisors. [Scroll down] Holder was also instrumental in the "stealth pardons" of two Weather Underground terrorists, Susan Rosenberg and Linda Evans (both closely associated with President Obama's terrorist friends, Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn). Rosenberg and Evans had been serving decades-long sentences for bombings targeting American government facilities. Again Holder helped circumvent the pardon process and evade objections from prosecutors regarding the terrorists' jail terms.

Obama Should Think Twice About This Clinton Retread. Attorney General candidate Eric Holder played a key role in the much-maligned pardon of fugitive Marc Rich.

Barack Obama close to naming Eric Holder as first black attorney general. Although his appointment would underline to the black community the transformative message of Mr Obama's own election, it would also amplify murmured concerns that promises to reform Washington are being watered-down. Mr Holder, 57, was the deputy Attorney-General under Bill Clinton and embroiled in the bitter controversy surrounding the pardon of Democrat donor Marc Rich after giving a "neutral, leaning towards favourable" opinion of letting one of the FBI's "most wanted" go free on the former president's last day in office.

Eric Holder: Crook, Liar, Attorney General. I watched as much as I could tolerate of the confirmation hearing for Eric Holder to be Attorney General in the Obama Administration. He claimed that his participation in the last minute pardon of Marc Rich was "a mistake" and that he had "learned from it, and would be a better Attorney General because of it." The nature of his mistake was that he "did not know" the details of Marc Rich's crimes and situation. Let's examine those claims.

Unpardonable: Holder's Marc Rich Shuffle. Eric Holder's intercession on behalf of fugitive Marc Rich is so inexplicable that he has always viewed ignorance as his best defense. It's as though Holder believes that a deputy attorney general looks better for having remained studiously unaware of critical facts in a criminal case before throwing his weight around. But that's Holder's story, and he's sticking to it: even if it turns out not to be true.

Don't Confirm Holder. If the issue weren't so serious for our nation, the irony would be delicious. Eric Holder, President Obama's choice for Attorney General is justly criticized for many things. But the fact that he recommended that President Clinton pardon and release from prison unrepentant FALN terrorists while at nearly the same time advocating that law-abiding gun owners be imprisoned if their registration papers are not in order reveals a hard core left wing agenda.

Eric Holder Approves of Bookstore and Library Searches... Where's the Outrage? For years we've seen news agencies and opinionists rail against the expanded power of the FBI to search such records. But, now with Obama's AG announcing in his confirmation hearing that he agrees that the FBI should have this power, all anti-Bush administration voices are silent on the matter that had them so exercised for 6 years.

Holder not questioned about Waco Branch Davidian siege. U.S. Attorney General-designate Eric Holder was prepared to be bombarded during his Senate confirmation hearings Thursday with a host of questions about a variety of topics, including his role as acting attorney general during a special investigation into the 1993 Branch Davidian debacle. While he fielded questions about waterboarding terrorist suspects and the 2001 pardon of fugitive financier Marc Rich, Senate Judiciary Committee members didn't get around to asking about the Branch Davidian investigation.

Let The Witness Answer First. Eric Holder seems certain to be nominated for Attorney General. Republican Senators are saying there will be "tough" hearings during which they will "grill" Holder on his role in the Marc Rich affair, although it is not clear there will be a serious effort to derail his nomination. I'd suggest that before Senators declare themselves committed or not committed to giving him a pass, they get some clear answers from Holder. The questions are numerous. Here are just a few.

Holder is Disqualified by Mark Rich Pardon. Soon after Bill Clinton pardoned Marc Rich, the former president and I had a brief telephone conversation. I had been downright heated about the pardon, a lot angrier than I had ever been about Monica Lewinsky. Clinton implied that I had things historically backward. Long after the Rich pardon had been forgotten, he said, the Lewinsky scandal would remain a vivid memory. That day is yet to come. The Rich pardon is back. The vehicle for this lingering echo from the year 2001 is the choice of Eric Holder as Barack Obama's attorney general.

GOP probes Holder's role in Elian Gonzalez case. Senate Republicans have requested information about Attorney General nominee Eric Holder's role in the Elian Gonzalez controversy as part of a broad probe into his tenure with the Clinton administration and potential ties to presidential scandals during that era.

A Pardon to Remember. When President Bill Clinton pardoned a billionaire fugitive from justice on his last day in office, even usually loyal Democrats were dismayed. Representative Henry Waxman of California called it "bad precedent" and "an end run around the judicial process." He said it appeared to set a double standard for the wealthy and powerful. The billionaire was Marc Rich, a commodities trader, and his pardon is a subject of discussion again because Eric Holder, Mr. Clinton's deputy attorney general at the time and a key figure in the clemency process, is reported to be Barack Obama's choice for attorney general.

Will Holder's Role in Lewinsky Probe Get Scrutiny? Transition aides, and much Washington speculation, have focused on [Eric] Holder's brief part in Clinton's controversial last-minute pardon of fugitive tycoon Marc Rich as a potential snare in confirmation hearings. But the behind-the-scenes role Holder played in the Monica Lewinsky probe — a 10-month Justice Department ordeal — offers a much fuller record to scrutinize. And like everything else with that polarizing scandal, Holder's shifting positions at the time are likely to be judged differently depending on one's view of Clinton and Starr.

Obama's Attorney General: President-elect Obama has decided to tap Eric Holder as his attorney general, putting the veteran Washington lawyer in place to become the first African-American to head the Justice Department, according to two legal sources close to the presidential transition. ... The sources said the Obama transition team is still debating over who should serve under Holder in the key post of deputy attorney general. One top candidate ... is Elena Kagan, dean of the Harvard Law School and a former lawyer in the White House counsel's office under Clinton.

Why Make Holder Attorney General? During the 1970s and 1980s, Marc Rich made billions of dollars by trading with enemies of the United States, including selling weapons to the Iranian regime of Ayatollah Khomeni and helping Russian mafia figures launder money from smuggling drugs and material for nuclear weapons. He fled the United States and renounced his citizenship in order to avoid paying at least $48 million in income taxes in what U.S. attorneys called "the largest tax-evasion scheme ever prosecuted." He spent years on the FBI's "Most Wanted" list and even his own lawyer, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, called him a traitor. In 2001, Eric Holder, Barack Obama's apparent choice to be the next Attorney General of the United States, helped arrange a Bill Clinton pardon for this career criminal.

Specter seeks to slow down Holder confirmation. Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.), the ranking member of the Judiciary Committee, wants to slow down the process of confirming Eric Holder attorney general, citing lingering concerns about the nominee's role in the 2001 pardon of Marc Rich.

Confirming Fears: [Eric Holder] is convinced justice in America needs to be "established" rather than enforced; he's excited about hate crimes and enthusiastic about the constitutionally dubious Violence Against Women Act; he's a supporter of affirmative action and a practitioner of the statistical voodoo that makes it possible to burden police departments with accusations of racial profiling and the states with charges of racially skewed death-penalty enforcement; he's more likely to be animated by a touchy-feely Reno-esque agenda than traditional enforcement against crimes; he's in favor of ending the detentions of enemy combatants at Guantanamo Bay and favors income redistribution to address the supposed root causes of crime.

Holder testimony on pardon questioned. Attorney General-designate Eric H. Holder Jr. told Congress under oath that he had "only a passing familiarity" with the criminal case against billionaire Marc Rich before President Clinton pardoned the fugitive financier in 2001 — testimony that is now raising concerns among lawmakers reviewing Mr. Holder's nomination.

Questions Holder Needs To Answer. President-elect Obama's choice for attorney general — displays a liberal ideology which often conflicts with the Constitution, the war on terror, and common sense. ... The Attorney General is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States. Before Holder's nomination is voted on by the committee, he should answer searching inquiries that may reveal his unfitness for that post.

Holder defends Clinton's pardons for FALN members. Eric Holder Jr. says President Bill Clinton acted reasonably when he commuted the sentences of 16 Puerto Rican nationalists. The prisoners belonged to a group, the F-A-L-N, that carried out murders, robberies and bombings. Holder said Thursday [1/15/2009] that those released from prison did not carry out the violent acts, a statement that has been disputed by former FBI officials.

Terrorists killed my dad. President-elect Barack Obama has nominated a man to be his attorney general who was closely involved in former President Clinton's decision as he was leaving office to pardon 16 FALN members convicted on conspiracy and weapons charges. Though no one was ever charged specifically with the Fraunces Tavern bombing, the FALN proudly claimed responsibility for it amid more than 100 others. Its attacks killed six people and wounded scores of others.

Politicizing Justice. How can we trust your leadership when ... you just constantly change the story, seemingly to fit your needs to wiggle out of being caught, frankly, telling mistruths?" Remember Sen. Chuck Schumer's skewering of Alberto Gonzales? Watching the bobs, weaves, and outright denials of attorney-general nominee Eric Holder as he struggles to explain his inexplicable conduct in the Marc Rich pardon scandal, one can't help but remember.

Incoming Attorney General Hostile to Civil Liberties. Eric Holder, Obama's nominee for attorney general, is hostile to civil liberties. He has previously expressed veiled support for using the misnamed "Fairness Doctrine" to squelch "conservative critiques" and "conservative media," such as Fox News (which Holder believes is anything but "Fair and Balanced," contrary to its slogan). The "Fairness Doctrine" is designed to shut down conservative Talk Radio.

Did someone mention the Fairness Doctrine?

Holder confirmed as attorney general. Eric Holder was just confirmed by the Senate, making him the next attorney general and the first African-American to be the nation's top law enforcement official. The vote was 75 in favor to 21 against.

Racism, Eric Holder, my Son and Me. Enough is enough. I have had thirty plus years of enough. I have had enough of being called a "racist." I will not sit here and be called a racist and a coward by a self-serving, race-baiting politician like Eric Holder.

Give Up the Racist Narrative. Dear Attorney General Holder, ... As our attorney general, you should be teaching the citizenry that, as a legal matter, racial discrimination was outlawed decades ago. Obviously, creating laws does not in and of itself stop crimes; yet that is true of all crimes. Instead, you seem to join your fellow elites, including the president, in teaching the country that racism not only still exists but is a fundamental and flourishing problem throughout America.

Eric Holder is no healer. If anyone was cowardly about frank conversations on race, it was Obama and his supporters in the news media. ... They're the ones who kept Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton in a storage closet for more than a year. They're the ones who spun themselves dizzy insisting that the lunatic rants of Obama's minister Jeremiah Wright only made Obama look nobler. Obama was the man who declared he couldn't disassociate himself from Wright and then did exactly that a few weeks later when Wright's fanaticism had become apparent to all. And his administration is now lecturing us on "cowardice"?

Holder scolded. Sen. Jeff Sessions, Alabama Republican, gave a tongue-lashing to Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. at a June 17 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. Mr. Holder deserved it. In less than five months on the job, Mr. Holder already has called into question the integrity and independence of the Department of Justice. Mr. Sessions — who broke with a majority of his Senate Republican colleagues on Feb. 2 by voting in favor of Mr. Holder's appointment to the job — detailed a disturbing list of the attorney general's transgressions.

Enforce the hate crime laws we have now, Mr. Holder. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder ... wins, hands down, the 2009 award for the "Most Despicable Display of Using a Genuine Tragedy To Advance Your Personal Political Agenda." ... Where did President Obama GET this guy? ... Exactly two days after Holder's congressional testimony, a group of 30-50 black youths attacked a white Akron, Ohio family. Holder has uttered not a mumble about this being a hate crime. This is the same guy who took the entire country to task or our "cowardice" in not discussing issues of race.

Eric Holder's Justice Department. [It is] surprising that in the first seven months of the Obama administration, a series of hyper-partisan decisions, questionable appointments, and the inexplicable dismissal of a high-profile voter intimidation case against the New Black Panther party have once again fanned suspicions that the Justice Department is a pawn in partisan political battles. Both in Congress and among a number of current and former Justice Department employees is a growing concern that the Obama administration is politicizing the department in ways the Bush team never imagined.

Where's the Outrage? Given the apparent political motivations behind so many of the recent decisions at the Department of Justice (DOJ) — from the dismissal of the voter-intimidation case against the New Black Panther Party to the re-investigation of CIA interrogators after DOJ prosecutors had already reviewed the matter and decided there was no reason for further criminal prosecution — the latest news about the dropping of the investigation against New Mexico governor Bill Richardson, Obama's former nominee to be commerce secretary, raises a lot of questions.

President Obama should fire Attorney General Eric Holder. Among the president's cabinet appointments, the Attorney General is unique. ... The Attorney General's charge is upholding the rule of law — the glue that holds together a self-governing people. In the latest skirmish in the Democratic Party's war on the CIA, Attorney General Eric Holder has failed to uphold this fundamental public trust.

Civil Rights Commission Demands Voter Intimidation Answers. The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights sent a letter in August to Attorney General Eric Holder, issuing a stinging rebuke to the Obama administration's Department of Justice (DOJ). A footnote in the letter criticized the DOJ's dismissal of a Philadelphia voter intimidation case against a group called the New Black Panther Party for Self-Defense (NBP). The footnote called the DOJ's voluntary dismissal of the case "even more corrosive to the rule of law than the dismissal without comment."

Eric Holder Won't Investigate His Radical Friends at ACORN. Attorney General Eric Holder has made it abundantly clear he has absolutely no interest in investigating his radical friends at ACORN. Holder's Justice Department released a legal opinion last week that allows the Obama administration to ignore the will of Congress which has voted overwhelmingly to suspend federal funding of ACORN until at least Dec. 18.

Did someone mention ACORN?

Lawmakers hit silence on Panther complaint. Two senior lawmakers on Wednesday [12/2/2009] said the Justice Department, after five months of "repeated questions," again refused to say why it "wrongfully dismissed" a civil complaint against members of the New Black Panther Party who were accused of voter intimidation at a Philadelphia polling place during the November 2008 presidential elections.

Did someone mention the Black Panthers?

The Law and the Attorney General. We have seen an explosion of antagonism regarding the decision to bring KSM and his cohorts into New York City to stand trial. This is not by accident either. This decision by Attorney General Holder, and President Obama to bring these terrorists to New York is one of three things: Incredibly naive, reckless disregard of the law, or treason against the people of the United States.

Judicial Watch Announces List of Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians" for 2009. [Including] Attorney General Eric Holder: Judicial Watch strongly opposed Holder because of his terrible ethics record, which includes: obstructing an FBI investigation of the theft of nuclear secrets from Los Alamos Nuclear Laboratory; rejecting multiple requests for an independent counsel to investigate alleged fundraising abuses by then-Vice President Al Gore in the Clinton White House; undermining the criminal investigation of President Clinton by Kenneth Starr in the midst of the Lewinsky investigation; and planning the violent raid to seize then-six-year-old Elian Gonzalez at gunpoint in order to return him to Castro's Cuba.

A sheik-up call for O's Justice joker. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano must be relieved. Over the last few weeks, Attorney General Eric Holder has passed and lapped her in the race to be the most flagrantly incompetent Obama administration official in the War on Terror.

How on Earth Was Eric Holder Confirmed. Considering how easy it was for the mainstream media to get President George W. Bush's attorney general, Alberto Gonzalez, out of office for doing what he was allowed to do, why is Eric Holder being given a free pass? A better question would be: "How on earth did he ever get confirmed with his dubious background?" One might suggest that political correctness had something to do with Congress reluctant to reject the first African-American attorney general, but Mr. Gonzalez was the first Hispanic attorney general and he was crucified.

Corruptocrat Eric Holder's National Security Cover-Up: For more than a year, I've been writing about the looming national security and conflict-of-interest problems posed by Holder's status as a former partner at the prestigious law firm Covington and Burling. The company currently represents or has provided pro bono representation and sob-story media-relations campaigns in the past to more than a dozen Gitmo detainees from Yemen who are seeking civilian trials on American soil.

Identifying the Gitmo Nine: Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. seems to have a bizarre urge to stick his finger in the eyes of congressmen. On subject after subject, he has refused to give substantive answers to basic, straightforward congressional inquiries. In the latest instance, Mr. Holder's obstinacy could put national security at risk.

Holding Holder in contempt: The Senate Judiciary Committee has cause to consider finding Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt of Congress. During his confirmation process last year, Mr. Holder withheld a tremendously important legal brief from the committee. Combined with a series of other occasions on which the attorney general has stonewalled congressional queries, this new revelation reflects so badly on Mr. Holder's ethics that it puts in doubt his fitness for office.

Eric Holder on the griddle. Not since Watergate's John Mitchell has a U.S. attorney general prepared for a Senate appearance under fire on as many different fronts as Eric H. Holder Jr. will face on April 14 before the Senate Judiciary Committee. He deserves to feel the heat.

Holder Rules Out Death Penalty for Illegal Aliens Charged With Murder. Attorney General Eric Holder has directed prosecutors in a federal conspiracy and murder trial not to seek the death penalty for three El Salvadoran men who are in the United States illegally. The three are accused of robbing and shooting Claros Luna on July 29, 2009 in Alexandria, Va., just a few miles from the Justice Department, as Luna transported a prostitute from Maryland to Virginia.

Not exactly terrorists. Holder compares Khalid Shaikh Mohammed to a mink rescuer.

Gen. 'Stonewall' Holder. Serious concerns remain whether the Obama Justice Department attorneys, including the attorney general and his closest advisers, complied with the full extent of their ethical obligations. Given the stonewalling by the department, it is difficult to be confident the American people [are] receiving the robust representation to which they are entitled.

Holder hasn't read Arizona law he criticized. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., who has been critical of Arizona's new immigration law, said Thursday [5/13/2010] he hasn't yet read the law and is going by what he's read in newspapers or seen on television.

Holder balks at blaming 'radical Islam' for terror attempts. Despite crediting the Pakistani Taliban with fostering the recent failed car bombing in Times Square, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. was reluctant Thursday [5/13/2010] to say radical Islam was part of the cause of that and other recent attacks.

Holder's Got To Go. Stumbling from one gaffe to another and showing little appreciation for our Constitution, Attorney General Eric Holder has become a major embarrassment. Time to admit he's in over his head and let him go.

Eric Holder accidentally tells the truth. As the old saying goes, "Ignorance of the law is no excuse" — unless you are the chief law enforcement official of the United States of America.

Holder's 'Haven't Read It' Arizona Immigration Law Admission Gets Little Coverage. It will surprise almost no one who visits this site that Holder's admitted ignorance about a routinely misrepresented law — misrepresentations that have led to calls for boycotts of Arizona, a PC-obsessed cancellation of a girls high school basketball team's hoop dreams, and hysterical hyperventilation at Holder's Justice Department as well as by the President of the United States himself — has received very little establishment media attention.

Holder Refuses to Say 'Radical Islam' Causes Terrorist Attacks. How is it possible to prosecute the war against radical Islam when Obama administration officials don't believe radical Islam causes terrorist attacks?

Eric Holder's Selective Ethics. Attorney General Holder apparently only selectively follows ethical rules governing what prosecutors can say about pending criminal investigations. Compare his comments on the Sestak scandal and the BP oil spill, only three weeks apart...

After Eric Holder Gets Pushed Under the Bus. Eric Holder has been a disastrous attorney general. "Classic 101 Boobery" was how one Democratic operative memorably called his decision, now on hold, to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in a civilian court in lower Manhattan. Other blunders have piled up and the White House has been repeatedly embarrassed by his string of ill-considered decisions and gaffes.

Does Barack Obama Have a Learning Disability? [Scroll down] Eric Hampton Holder, Jr., is the Attorney General of the United States. Holder is pursuing a lawsuit alleging that "the state of Arizona's recently passed immigration law, S.B. 1070" "unconstitutionally interferes with the federal government's authority to set and enforce immigration policy." However, during a House Judiciary Committee meeting, Holder admitted to not having read the law, despite repeatedly voicing concerns about it, especially about "racial profiling." His statements must have been based on hearsay.

Why Eric Holder Will Not Last. There may be more incompetent Attorneys General who have served Presidential administrations in U.S. History, but few if any of them have had a worse record than the present head of the Justice Department. ... No over-reach will have been more embarrassing than the shellacking he is taking in the DOJ vs. the State of Arizona.

Eric Holder's dirty secret. A 2006 law that requires the U.S. Justice Department to deploy a high-tech system for catching child pornographers has identified hundreds of thousands of criminal suspects — and collected extensive evidence pointing to the locations of their child victims. Yet, despite knowledge of this evidence, Attorney General Eric Holder has refused calls to take serious action.

The Decline of the Justice Department. Former attorney general Michael Mukasey is not prone to hyperbole. He's a former federal judge, a meticulous lawyer, and, as he proved in succeeding Alberto Gonzales, a skilled administrator who restored morale to a Justice Department demoralized by scandals (real or concocted). He is also obviously nonplussed by the performance of his successor, Attorney General Eric Holder.

Why Does Eric Holder Still Think KSM Is Just Another Criminal Defendant? In Brooklyn to announce 127 gangster arrests, Holder veered off message when asked about plans for the 9/11 plotters. "We are still in the administration trying to work through how we will bring to justice those people who perpetrated those heinous acts on September 11," Holder said. "Nothing is off the table as of yet." Nothing off the table? Then Holder is off the wall.

Our Dangerous Attorney General. Eric Holder should've never been confirmed as attorney general. Any man who would, as he did, urge President Bill Clinton to grant clemency to 16 members of the Puerto Rican domestic terrorist outfit FALN (a Spanish acronym for Armed Forces of National Liberation) was not only unfit to be America's lawyer, but he himself should have been investigated. Yet Holder is, indeed, our attorney general, and his priorities are exactly where we'd expect them to be: dangerous.

Holder's ungracious punt. It took 500 days, but President Obama yesterday abandoned his ill-conceived effort to try 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed in a civilian courtroom. Attorney General Eric Holder was none too gracious about it, however.

Why Holder must resign: On Monday [4/4/2011], as Attorney General Eric Holder stood at the podium at the Justice Department headquarters in Washington to announce that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other 9/11 terrorists would be tried by military commissions at Guantanamo, he still insisted that he'd much prefer to try them in civilian courts. ... If Holder feels so strongly that bringing the terrorists who killed more than 2,500 Americans to New York City for a civilian trial is, in fact, the morally correct decision, then he should do the honorable thing and resign. He should clear out his desk in Washington, pack his bags and, if he wants, go back to his old law firm, which represents so many terrorist defendants.

Bringing the outside in at Eric Holder's Justice Department. Attorney General Eric Holder tours the country proclaiming that he has "reinvigorated" the Civil Rights Division, compared to the Bush years. Reporters never ask precisely what he means. The American people might not like answer. Holder really means adopting outside activist agendas far beyond the American legal mainstream. It also includes hiring a swarm of activist lawyers to advance an outside agenda from inside the federal government.

When Eric Holder Earned his Spurs. [Scroll down] Then on Dec 5th, 1999, Castro clapped his hands and his MSM minions snapped to attention. Within weeks Clinton's INS had turned its initial decision on its head. Within months this same INS was kicking down Lazaro's door, pummeling camera men and elderly ladies to the ground with jackboots and wrenching a screaming Elian from his legal custodians in a blaze of pepper gas and machine guns. When asked for the legal authority for this, they brandished either a search warrant to seize evidence that didn't exist (and would not have been hidden anyway) or an arrest warrant to seize someone who no one claimed was a criminal or even a lawbreaker!

Holder vs. Holder: Why does the Obama Justice Department seem to have trouble mounting a full-throated, compelling legal defense of Osama bin Laden's killing? The problem for Eric Holder the attorney general could be Eric Holder the private attorney. In 2004, Mr. Holder chose to file an amicus brief on behalf of Jose Padilla, the al-Qaeda terrorist sent to our country by bin Laden and Khalid Sheikh Mohammed to carry out a post-9/11 second wave of attacks. In the brief, Holder argued that a commander-in-chief lacks the constitutional authority to do what his boss, the current commander-in-chief, has just done: determine the parameters of the battlefield.

Taxpayer Funded Beer Bash, Ball Games and Scavenger Hunts at Holder DOJ. With the real unemployment rate above 16 percent, it is a perfect time to throw a lavish party for high paid federal employees at Eric Holder's Department of Justice. At least Eric Holder thinks so.

Eric Holder's Laughable Idea About Politics and Justice. "Politics has no place — no place — in the impartial and effective administration of justice," Attorney General Eric Holder thundered last week. "Decisions about how, where and when to prosecute must be made by prosecutors, not politicians." As usual, Holder sees "politics" as the evil motive of any body who disagrees with him. Like most elite ultra-libs, he believes he is in a state of nature, his motives noble and pure.

Time to Fire Eric Holder. During a recent speech at the American Constitution Society (ACS), United States Attorney General Eric Holder lauded our American civilian court system as "our most effective terror-fighting weapon." Holder's address, along with his whole attorney general career, reflects a flawed ideology that believes wrapping enemy combatants in the American flag will somehow steer them towards full disclosure.

Justice Has Never Been High on Eric Holder's Docket. Although Eric Holder, who cannot conceal his visceral contempt for conservatives, heads the U.S. Department of Justice, doing the right thing isn't high on his list of priorities. As Barack Obama gears up to use the White House (illegally?) for fundraising purposes, a case in point is the "maxed out" donors scandal.

Attorney General Eric Holder wasted a two-year investigation. A special prosecutor has dashed the fondest hopes of opponents of the war on terror by concluding that the CIA's program of so-called enhanced interrogations of Al Qaeda operatives after 9/11 was not shot through with criminality after all. Investigator John Durham's finding confirms that Attorney General Eric Holder sent him on a wrongheaded mission in ordering a "preliminary review" of whether agents violated the law.

Bordergate? Did Eric Holder lie to Congress? Does Obama know? Eric Holder testified that he "probably" only learned about Gunrunner in "the last few weeks," but took credit for it in 2009. President Obama, who provided $10 million "stimulus" money and $11 million for 2011, says neither of them knew about it At a May 3 House Judiciary Committee hearing, Attorney General Holder, under questioning by House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), testified that he had "probably" only learned about Operation Fast and Furious in "the last few weeks."

It's time for Labor Secretary Solis to go. Thanks to his dogged insistence on prosecuting 9/11 conspirators in civilian courts and his refusal to prosecute the Philadelphia New Black Panther case, Attorney General Eric Holder has long appeared to us as President Obama's worst Cabinet appointment.

Attorney General Holder's credibility takes another hit. An email cited in Senator Charles Grassley's testimony in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Operation Fast and Furious indicates that knowledge of the program was spread across the highest levels of the Justice Department. This lends even greater suspicion to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's claim that he knew nothing about the program until well after Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed.

Eric Holder's Newest Witch Hunt. According to IBD, the DOJ has ordered banks to advertise that minorities cannot be turned down for a loan "because they receive public aid, such as unemployment benefits, welfare payments or food stamps." No job; no problem! In other words, the DOJ is forcing banks to make loans to people that they know don't qualify for them and likely won't be able to afford to repay them, which is precisely the kind of failed public policy that precipitated the financial collapse and recession in 2008.

DOJ Will Not Investigate Attack of Civil Rights Activist. If you needed any more evidence of the level of corruption that exists inside the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) when it comes to enforcing civil rights statutes, here it is.

Don't Dial DOJ for Voter Fraud Protection. If you thought the U.S. Justice Department under Attorney General Eric Holder was already shockingly biased toward far-left causes, get ready for a more permanent problem. As Hans A. von Spakovsky has outlined in the first of five articles for Pajamas Media about DOJ's Civil Rights Division, Holder has hired 16 civil service employees — not political appointees — in the Voting Rights Section. This means they will be part of the permanent bureaucracy. It's part of an overall trend of loading the Civil Rights Division with card-carrying leftists despite Holder's promise to hire qualified people regardless of ideology.

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The Politicized Hiring of Eric Holder's Voting Section. Recently released documents -- disclosed by the Obama Justice Department only after a court battle -- reveal that the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice is engaging in politicized hiring in the career civil service ranks. Typical Washington behavior, you say? Except the hiring in question is nearly unprecedented in scope and significantly eclipses anything the Bush administration was even accused of doing.

Part 2:
The Politicized Hiring of Eric Holder's Voting Section. PJM has been investigating an unprecedented hiring blitz by the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department since Obama's inauguration. In these lean economic times, Eric Holder went on a hiring frenzy, bringing over 130 high-paid government attorneys onto the federal payroll. After the Bush administration was accused of hiring some attorneys for ideological reasons, PJM requested the resumes of the new Obama hires back in the summer of 2010. The Bush administration satisfied similar media requests within weeks, but a lawsuit had to be filed to dislodge the resumes from the Most Transparent Administration in History.

Part 3:
The Politicized Hiring of Eric Holder's Immigration Office. Five attorneys have been hired into the "Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices" since Attorney General Holder took office, each one more radical than the next.

Fast and Furious Scandal Rocks Obama DOJ. I don't believe we've seen a more corrupt, politicized and incompetent Department of Justice (DOJ) in modern political history than we have now under President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder. And I never thought I'd write those words after suffering eight years of Attorney General Janet Reno during the Clinton administration.

Issa doubts Eric Holder 'didn't know' about Fast and Furious. House oversight committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa went after Attorney General Eric Holder on national conservative radio host Laura Ingraham's show Monday morning [9/12/2011]. Issa said even if Holder really didn't know about Operation Fast and Furious, he should've. "We have a paper trail of so many people knowing that the only way the attorney general didn't know is he made sure he didn't want to know," Issa said. "But if you don't want to know something of this sort then you shouldn't have the job he has. And ultimately one of the questions is, if he didn't know, is he that inept that he is dangerous to have as the attorney general, and that is for the president to decide."

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:32 | 4982845 TheFulishBastid
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Next time just post an article.


Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:38 | 4983354 IridiumRebel
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I knew it was too long, but damned if it doesn't show the length of injustice.


Mon, 07/21/2014 - 05:41 | 4982606 Offthebeach
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It is "Koch". Try to get one thing clear.

We've had two domestic wars for liberty. The last one against Democrats. They lost. They'll lose the next plantation war. But you can still go to Cuba, North Korea.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:48 | 4984122 WeNeedaRealGovt
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Really its "KOCH"?  Thanks. Gee!  Now go fuck yourself loser. You guys have been so wrong for so long you don't realize what's going on in the real world.  

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:38 | 4982717 RafterManFMJ
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Leave already, obviously you haven't spent much time in a 3rd world country. Go fuck yourself.


But really, I've been to Detoilet and ShitCongo and I gotta tell ya, a third world country would be about 2 steps up.

As for fucking myself - it might be a nice change of pace. I'll have to see if your Mulatto Messiah will stop fucking me for a second so I can give it a try.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:59 | 4984479 WeNeedaRealGovt
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Hah! I was born in NJ. If your still there your a loser. No wonder you so stupid and vote for GOP. Chris Christie HAHAHAHAHA!!!! He's ripped of the state, but he's "straight forward" - shallow excuse for GOP voters. Chris Christie an embarassment not only to GOP, but USA.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:59 | 4982171 neidermeyer
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Move to PR.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:06 | 4981996 dracos_ghost
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So Krugman is exempt(lives in VI). Wonderful.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:09 | 4982194 neidermeyer
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Bloomturd has that beat ,, his official residence is in Bermuda... he won't stay in the official mansion ,, it would screw up his taxes.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:10 | 4982015 old_turk
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I think Pelosi was right. The more i read about bueaucratiic interpertation the more I am amazed at what I didn't know what was in it.

I work in healthcare and the ACA is will have to be amends or the system will break, not this year or the next but 5 or 6 years of this cluster pluck and poof ... You better hope you don't need healthcare 'cause it's going to be skectchy.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:21 | 4982051 espirit
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I provide healthcare for others in my basement under a single incandescent light.

Yes, I'm cheap.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:14 | 4982031 NoWayJose
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This is the liberal's mode of operation for the past 50 years. Put a program or agency in place, then 'tweak' it without any oversight or approval by using 'language' changes, executive orders, and rules/regulations that were never intended when the original law was voted on.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:54 | 4982160 JustPrintMoreDuh
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"voted on" ...


Thanks for the belly laugh mate!



Mon, 07/21/2014 - 01:13 | 4982400 August
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Kind of like the EPA regulating "navigable waters".

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:17 | 4982041 NoWayJose
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The real fear is that the territories will say - adios - and decide to break their ties to the US over Obamacare.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:46 | 4982257 flyingcaveman
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or get invaded by the FSA.  Sign me up for some obama care and a EBT card US Virgin Islands here I comes.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:20 | 4982049 q99x2
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Add 1 more. Q99X2 has also been exempted. Although, they will never admit it.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:40 | 4982083 Dingleberry
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I guess for obamacare to work, you need half of the irresponsible liberals supported by the other half of the decent working folk.

These liberal paradises are 100% obamanites, so no responsible people around to balance shit out and pay their own bills plus the disenfranchised, helpless, unwashed obamanites.

Same shit will happen here...just take a little longer. 


Math is a real motherfucker. 

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:36 | 4982085 VulcanB2
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Manifest destiny: Colonies in the 21st century - an expensive ordeal. Perhaps there not ready for the goodies of civilization like Obamacare.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:44 | 4982122 holdbuysell
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This is getting beyond ridiculous.

Rule of law my ass.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:57 | 4982166 espirit
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It's not ridiculous, it's Bizzaro World.

Now take your Meds and feel better.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:48 | 4982138 Never One Roach
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All Merikans are equal ... except sum moar ekwal then udders.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:48 | 4982140 sleigher
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Exempted the territories?  That's the only land the corporation has jurisdiction over.  What a bunch of idiots.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:51 | 4982141 ThirdCoastSurfer
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Obamacare is nothing more than an attempt to ensure that no medical procedure ever goes unpaid for. If you think that nothing is lower than attorneys, then consider that at least there is a term in their profession called "pro bono", but what is the equivalent in medicine? There isn't one. It's really only ER's that are forced into providing "charity" (not that they don't pursue payment first) among those not directly involved in a charitable organization like "Doctors without Boarders".  Since up to 70% of expenses are labor, the question becomes, if every medical professional became required to provide a week of free care a year, how much of the burden of the tremendous burden on the financial side of healthcare would be alleviated? 

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:25 | 4982231 newdoobie
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I was told that 70% of expenses was buying malpractice insurance or paying someone to bill insurance companies.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:00 | 4982279 WeNeedaRealGovt
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Obviously you believe everything you're told. ACA has a cap for admin costs and Ins Co profit. That's why we haven't seen escalating premiums. GOP will lose elections over this because its a law that works for people, which the GOP can't remove. You fucks sound so stupid.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:25 | 4982320 Bingo Hammer
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You're nowhere near as satirically funny as MDB but you should ust hang in there and keep trying ok

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 02:14 | 4982459 IridiumRebel
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"With open enrollment closed and the first year of the ACA’s coverage expansions underway, six in ten Americans continue to say they have felt no direct personal impact of the law yet. Among those who say they have felt an impact, a larger share reports being directly hurt than directly helped by the law (24 percent versus 14 percent)."

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 02:36 | 4982489 Mr. Crisp
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Stupid troll.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 02:44 | 4982497 buyingsterling
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"It has a cap" Snicker.

You're supporting a law that President Pimp has admitted thousands of times is pure shit. He admits it every time he changes it like a dictator.

You like having a dictator because you're comfortable with the ministrations of a pimp. But it won't always be PP in power, so be careful how fast and loose you play with unchecked executive power. (I'm just playing along, I'm sure your whole act is just sarcasm).

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 22:51 | 4982152 nmewn
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"The Secretary shall determine..."

What a bunch of dumbasses. People actually voted for representatives to write something like that into "a law". You just wait motherfuckers, your time is coming.

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:00 | 4982172 QEternity
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So when do we start hanging motherfuckers?

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:07 | 4982183 Max Cynical
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This is an outrage...what will women do for birth control in these terrortories without the ACA?

The long arm of the government reaching into their vaginas and taking away their civil right to birth control!

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:38 | 4982249 starman
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Let's see from 350 some million people 8 some million now have ACA?

What a accomplishment! Bravo bravo!

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:08 | 4982291 WeNeedaRealGovt
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Uninsured rate is now officially 13.4%, down from 18-19%. Thats with GOP states giving other opt-in states their $$. You're hoping people inthis country suffer for political reasons? You're the scum others are talking about, not Libs! Makes you a GOP tool. Fact is getting the uninsured rate down is more an accomplishment than any president in modern history. Change the TV channel fool, uninsured rate was potentially a threat to national security. Of course Megan Kelly wouldn't agree, but hey, she's a blond.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 02:01 | 4982446 IridiumRebel
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"There’s one key piece of data not found in the HHS release yesterday. The number of “enrollees” who have actually purchased policies. If this conversion rate is, as I fear, hardly 100%, the numbers presented today overstate the extent of purchases in the Exchanges and understate the dangers of adverse selection breaking out in many states."

Seth J. Chandler is a Professor of Law at the University of Houston.

I don't call names. I call facts.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 02:40 | 4982494 Mr. Crisp
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Stupid lib troll.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 02:52 | 4982507 buyingsterling
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Would you have a better view of conservatives if we suggested that you have whatever health care system you want in your state, and we'll have what we want in ours? Since we're a bunch of droolers, ours will fail miserably, while yours will be briliant, at least as good as President Pimp's system, which you gush over like a tumescent organ.

How's that? You get what you want, we  get what we want, and everyone gets to see your brilliance unfold as we flounder and finally beg you to lead us back to nirvana.

(but that won't work, as you know, since statism has to be total - there can be no escape allowed because no one wants to live under it if there is an alternative.)

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:18 | 4982685 Everybodys All ...
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Half of this Marxist law hasn't even been implemented because it will destroy small business.  You do realize someone will eventually have to pay for this liberal ideal or is it your right we are talking about?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 09:45 | 4983108 moonman
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9 whole weeks on Zero Hedge?


Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:50 | 4982270 MedicalQuack
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I have a nice little former CMS employee who contacted me of late and boy what stories I have heard.  Anyway I had not heard this recently development but I'll tell you over the years HHS/CMS has had a very tight relationship with Lois Quam, and before working for Hilary she was like the #2 executive at United Healthcare..ok get it now.  Anyway the ACA model had some help with a lot of the analytics and design and guess where it came from to ensure profits?  You can figure that one out. 

This is rapidly exploding as the insurers took care of themselves and way back in 2009 I was worried about this and got my head bit off when I predicted the insurers would just walk all over Sebelius, and they did.  You need secretaries in jobs with agencies and include the SEC in here too with some data mechanics logic as otherwise, you see what we have and look no further than HHS and the SEC, the bobbleheads. I also started calling it the "Sebelius Syndrome".  Burwell that's in there now has not one clue but a little bird told me Sebelius was alway left on the outside and the folks underneath her ran everything, even to reports that we done.  She was really dumb, and excuse my poke there, but I just didn't know how else to say it.  I also got all over DeParle too in 2009 so if I have done nothing else here I have these 2009 posts on

I think Obama has given up as he's been eaten alive by algorithms from the insurers and he was algo duped. 

Congratulations To The US Government - You Have Successfully Created a Complex Healthcare System Built With Little Or No Trust Where Nobody Knows How To Engage With Your Current Broken Model..

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:22 | 4982313 QQQBall
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I pay for pediatric dental. WTF is that?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 00:37 | 4982352 monad
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What does Ross Perot think about all of it?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 02:29 | 4982478 barre-de-rire
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 eric carmen should rewrite his "all by myself" to "obama-care", would be great song.



Mon, 07/21/2014 - 02:51 | 4982505 pupdog1
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There is a clause in the Constitution about the president pulling laws out of his ass, or pulling modifications to existing laws out of his ass.

Only Congress can pull laws out of their ass.

But Neronapoleonstalinoboingo has no use for congress, or we the people.

Hence the laws out of his ass thing.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 04:27 | 4982566 damicol
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Actually no one under 36 need pay for the fucking  thieving corrupt asswipe of a crony shit storm called the Fucking Useless Cover by Kenyan Monkey Emergency Dropout Exemption Affordability Directive


You can actually legally be exempt if you happen to have a contract of employment with an overseas employer who provides health care at whatever level is offered in that employers plan.

That is fact,

There are also companies now established in the UK that will sign a zero hour contract with any US employee or self employed or even company that arranges its entire work force to be hired under these zero hour contracts under an outsourcing agreement and they can get better cover under a group scheme  through a major British insurer that costs around 30 % of the obummer shite  and has no deductibles, is worldwide and covers eyes and teeth.




Mon, 07/21/2014 - 05:10 | 4982591 More_sellers_th...
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Dam... that is fucking brilliant! 

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:13 | 4982619 AdvancingTime
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If the news often seems skewed lately note this possible reason. For decades a so-called anti-propaganda law prevented the U.S. government's mammoth broadcasting arm from delivering programming to American audiences. But on July 2, 2013 that taboo came silently to an end with the implementation of a new law passed in January.

This unleashes thousands of hours per week of government-funded radio and TV programs for domestic U.S. consumption. This "reform" was criticized by many human rights activist as a green light for U.S. domestic propaganda efforts. When government takes an active role in creating these programs both government accountability and the role of free media is directly diminished. More on this subject in the article below.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:50 | 4982653 ThisIsBob
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You know who has this country by the balls?  Big Medicine, that's who.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:57 | 4982659 wonderatitall
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dems are amazing, we should put them up on a pedestal and worship them. they make laws and then decide who is exempt later and who has to pay, because someone has to pay. god bless the criminal golfer and burger eater.   i hope its not bear season

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:23 | 4982696 Leraconteur
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How bad is ACA now stateside?

I live abroad, have not been to North America in 5 years, and stopped following this disaster a year ago.

What is the deal with insurance, work, costs, prices, etc? All the news stories stopped, probably got the crush down order from above. Since the NSA is the Executive, it's almost certain they are trolling the internet to crush ACA dissent in comment threads and such.

Prices still rising? People all being kicked off? What's the next deadline? Or was it extended AGAIN?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:27 | 4982704 Dangertime
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Obamacare - The White Man's tax

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:46 | 4982732 ncdirtdigger
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Wasn't the entire state of Nebraska supposed to be exempt, just to get that a-hole senator's vote?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:49 | 4982737 cn13
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I don't know what  is worse, Obama haphazardly changing laws as he sees fit.

Or the Republicans letting him get away with it?

Something needs to change here fast.  Obama is setting precedents in the White House that will forever change our government.

How low we have fallen.  Sad days for Amerika.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:34 | 4982852 RabbitOne
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Leraconteur asks below How bad is ACA now stateside? Here are some examples:

 My daughter was working 40 hour weeks in low wage senior’s nursing with full healthcare. Under Obamacare she now works 30 hour weeks, lost her healthcare and is was forced under Medicaid.

 My brother is self employed and lost his small business medical insurance policy for his business (the policy Obama called garbage). The Obama replacement policy forced him (64 years old) and his wife (61 years old) to add pregnancy, etc to their policy which added $160 a month and added $3500 to each of their deductibles.

 I have run into many more people, especially seniors, that Obamacare screwed. 

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:42 | 4982878 RabbitOne
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Most of America’s Sheeple will never put 2 and 2 together with Obama’s law making but it has always been rather simple in historical terms.

Those make laws unilaterally are said to dictate the law. Doing this repeatedly makes them a dictator…

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 09:08 | 4982959 d edwards
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What? 0bamao is depriving these fine people the wonderful 0bamacare? Isn't that ray-cyst discrimination?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 09:40 | 4983088 Iriestx
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Pen and a phone,  bitches!

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:18 | 4983248 Inanna
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I lived in the Virgin Islands for several years, and as a single, self-employed person there was ZERO health insurance offered for me or others like me. PERIOD. I have had close friends DIE because there was no health insurance offered. Obamacare is better than nothing in this country. It's a crime people aren't just given free health care and education. Then they are on their own, but some kind of humanitatian ethics is needed if this world is going to survive. Go seek your profit and liberty, but find compassion so that others may simply live. Not everybody who is poor is some parasite. Many good people in Territories are hard workers who just are stuck in this economic nightmare called capitalism, or whatever is left of it.

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 00:48 | 4986738 Leraconteur
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So you prove the point that you and others in the territories were released because it was costing a fortune. Seems there are many in the USVI that want "" free healthcare"" - it's not free. We all pay for it in the USA taxation regime. Seen the deficit?


Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:18 | 4983249 Inanna
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I lived in the Virgin Islands for several years, and as a single, self-employed person there was ZERO health insurance offered for me or others like me. PERIOD. I have had close friends DIE because there was no health insurance offered. Obamacare is better than nothing in this country. It's a crime people aren't just given free health care and education. Then they are on their own, but some kind of humanitatian ethics is needed if this world is going to survive. Go seek your profit and liberty, but find compassion so that others may simply live. Not everybody who is poor is some parasite. Many good people in Territories are hard workers who just are stuck in this economic nightmare called capitalism, or whatever is left of it.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:39 | 4983349 roadhazard
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Those people have no money so they go on Medicaid. ACA sign up is not even an option for 99% of them.

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