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Dang global warming er, oops climate change
Maybe Routt County Law could take a spin through the Milner garbage dump. Seems to be some controversy there these days. Just make sure the load is covered.
PS: Aruba sounds pretty good but going to be on the mountain Friday. Hope the sun is out.
More good news for those needing to sign up for health care through healthcare.gov.
From an article I believe is in the Huffington Post
"Unresolved technical problems on HealthCare.gov could lead to a rude surprise at the doctor’s office next month for patients who think they successfully used the website to sign up for health insurance. They may find they’re not insured after all. . .
[I]nsurance companies are still getting information on their would-be customers that is garbled and incomplete, and in some cases they are getting no information at all. President Barack Obama’s administration is scrambling to repair the faulty system, but scant time remains until the Dec. 23 deadline for consumers to choose a health plan that will be in place Jan. 1.
The result could be an untold number of consumers remaining uninsured despite completing the enrollment process — another embarrassing chapter in the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, Obama’s signature health care reform law.
“I doubt very seriously the insurance company or the government is going to say, ‘Oh, don’t worry, We’ll take care of it.’ I think that’s going to fall solely on the patient,” said Reid Blackwelder, a doctor in Kingsport, Tenn., who is president of the American Academy of Family Physicians. “I wouldn’t count on anybody else jumping in and bailing everybody out.”
Maybe you can set up a temporary HULA booth in the dispensary next to Circle R.
I think I remember staying at the Western when they had an outdoor pool in the parking lot.
Should we get the SEC involved? Does Jerry have inside information?
200 year old filibuster rule tossed out on a simple 50 + 1 majority vote. 55 Democratic senators, 45 Republican senators. I guess we are going to find out the answer to Fred's question. "And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country." That quote rings pretty hollow these days.
Is the USA on the slippery slope from a constitutional republic and the rule of law to a democracy - 50 + 1 the rule of the majority.
"If the right of free and open debate is taken away from the minority party and the millions of Americans who ask us to be their voice, I fear that the already partisan atmosphere will be poisoned to the point where no one will be able to agree on anything. That doesn't serve anyone's best interests and it certainly isn't what the patriots who founded this democracy had in mind..."
"We should make no mistake. This nuclear option is ultimately an example of the arrogance of power. It is a fundamental power grab by the majority party, propelled by its extreme right and designed to change the reading of the Constitution, particularly as it relates to individual rights and property rights. It is nothing more or nothing less. Let me take a few moments to explain that. Folks who want to see this change want to eliminate one of the procedural mechanisms designed for the express purpose of guaranteeing individual rights, and they also have a consequence, and would undermine the protections of a minority point of view in the heat of majority excess. We have been through these periods before in American history but never, to the best of my knowledge, has any party been so bold as to fundamentally attempt to change the structure of this body."
Lest you think these quotes are sour grapes from Republicans. The first is then Sen. Obama, the second is then Sen. Biden, both in 2005. I find it an interesting juxtaposition that a 200 year old filibuster rule would be thrown out between the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg address, the Battle of Gettysburg being an American tragedy and the 50th anniversary of the assassination of JFK, also an American tragedy. This seems like an enormous power grab (not a single Republican voted in favor of removing the filibuster rule) and coming on the heels of the ACA rollout (not a single Republican vote for the ACA) it appears the Democratic Party is determined to impose as many of their policies as possible because they know better then the majority of the citizens of the USA. I know, Obama won a majority of the electoral vote in 2012 but here is the recent Rasmussen Poll regards the Democrats Health Care push.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Unfavorable views of the national health care law have risen to their highest levels this year.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 38% of Likely U.S. Voters now have at least a somewhat favorable opinion of the new national health care law. That’s down seven points from 45% a month ago. Fifty-eight percent (58%) view the law unfavorably, up five points from the previous survey and the highest finding in regular surveying since early January. These findings include 15% with a Very Favorable opinion of the law and 45% with a Very Unfavorable one, another high for the year.
Hey good news. Baxter the dog from Fort Collins has an ACA account
Sounds like Obama administration is getting ready to start the blame game.
Republicans, insurance companies and the media for the ACA problems. Maybe they can work George Bush into the mix.
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