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The old cow

dead cow

Nancy is riding along in her limo when a cow jumps out into the road, the car hits it full on, and the car comes to a stop.

Nancy , in her usual charming manner, says to the chauffeur, “You get out and check. You were driving.”

So the chauffeur gets out, checks, and reports that the animal is dead but it was an old cow.

“You were driving, so you go and tell the farmer,” says Nancy.

Two hours later, the chauffeur returns totally plastered, hair ruffled with a big grin on his face.

Nancy exclaims, “My God! What happened to you?”

Still smiling, the chauffeur replies, “When I got there, the farmer opened his best bottle of malt whiskey. The wife gave me a wonderful meal and their daughter made love to me.”

“What on earth did you say?” asks Nancy.

“I just knocked on the door and when it opened, I said to them ‘I’m Nancy Pelosi’s chauffeur, and I just killed the old cow.'”

H/t FOTM’s Wild Bill Alaska

~Eowyn

Lucifercare website is intentionally designed to crash

VoodooCare

Nancy Pelosi famously said in 2009 that we [Congress] must pass Obamacare so that we [the great unwashed American people] find out what’s in it.

Every day since, we are finding out what’s in that cursed piece of legislation that surrenders one-seventh of the U.S. economy to the federal government’s (mis)management.

We’re finding out that the Affordable Care Act is a most Unaffordable Care Act.

We’re finding out that Obama Doesn’t Care, and that Obamacare should more accurately be called Lucifercare.

We’re finding out that the Lucifercare sign-up website, Healthcare.gov, cost taxpayers more than $630 million, nearly seven times its original estimate of $93 million.

We’re finding out that despite the $630 MILLION (!) taxpayers poured into the website, like ObamaDoesn’tCare, the website doesn’t work. It keeps crashing. Obedient Americans sheeple who went on the website to enroll in ObamaDoesn’tCare instead experienced an online nightmare, with websites crashing, refusing to load, and failing to offer comprehensive choices.

How can that be?

More and more voices are now saying the ObamaDoesn’tCare website WAS INTENTIONALLY DESIGNED TO CRASH.

Here’s what Forbes says:

A growing consensus of IT experts, outside and inside the government, have figured out a principal reason why the website for Obamacare’s federally-sponsored insurance exchange is crashing. Healthcare.gov forces you to create an account and enter detailed personal information before you can start shopping. This, in turn, creates a massive traffic bottleneck, as the government verifies your information and decides whether or not you’re eligible for subsidies. HHS bureaucrats knew this would make the website run more slowly. But they were more afraid that letting people see the underlying cost of Obamacare’s insurance plans would scare people away.

In other words, the Lucifercare website was designed by HHS bureaucrats to run slow and crash, because:

  1. They want to get your personal information first. (Ask yourself what the feral gubmint will do with all your personal info. that you so trustingly entered.)
  2. The website then uses your info to calculate whether or not you’re eligible for ObamaDoesn’tCare subsidies — which slows down the process which, in turn, leads to the website crashing.
  3. All of which is motivated by one thing: your government doesn’t want you to discover how much ObamaDoesn’tCare will cost you.

Here’s Karl Denninger of MarketTicker.org:

In other words, they knew that the principal claim used to sell Obamacare in the first place, that costs would come down for the majority of people, was a flat, bald lie.

So as with virtually everything Government does, instead of telling the truth they decided to intentionally lie, that is, defraud you, even if in a “soft” way.  Why? Because there is never any penalty assessed against any government official or branch of the government when it lies and screws you.  Ever.

[...] There is one other point to consider — Obamacare‘s web system may be designed to force registration so if you don’t buy a policy the government will have a ready-made list of people to come after in the future to collect their fines.

After all, you did provide all your personal information first, before you saw the prices — right?

And here’s Doug Patton for GOPUSA:

Obama’s signature agenda item is his hideous health care law. He will defend it with all the power at his disposal, and it becomes more apparent every day that the current fiasco in the rollout of the program is deliberate. How could the most tech-savvy political campaign in history have evolved into a gang of White House amateurs who can’t even set up a web site? Even by the wasteful standards of Washington, how could hundreds of millions of dollars have bought us this? There can be only one answer: it is deliberate.

For decades, Democrats have entertained the dream of a government-controlled, single-payer health care system. [...] this atrocious, unworkable bill. It was designed to fail, and that failure will provide the excuse for implementing a single-payer plan. It may seem counterintuitive — and it is — but look at how government operates: “This has failed; give us more money.” Anyone who doubts this has only to look at government education.

H/t FOTM’s TnRick and Anon

UPDATE (h/t Miss May):

In the fine print of the ObamaDoesn’tCare web site, there’s this disclaimer: “You have no reasonable expectation of privacy regarding any communication or data transiting or stored on this information system.”

~Eowyn

10 states where Lucifercare wipes out existing healthcare plans

O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay! (Lewis Carroll, “Jabberwocky“)

I bring you great tidings of . . . bad news.

The following is culled from Sarah Hurtubise’s article for The Daily Caller, Sept. 28, 2013. I’ve changed certain names (e.g., Obama to Pres. Lucifer; Obamacare to Lucifercare) to indict the guilty.

President Lucifer  famously had promised the American people that under his (un)Affordable Care Act, we can keep our existing healthcare plan. He said:

“If you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan!”

and

“If you are among the hundreds of millions of Americans who already have health insurance through your job, or Medicare, or Medicaid, or the VA, nothing in this plan will require you or your employer to change the coverage or the doctor you have!”

All lies.

Back in 2009, Nancy Pelosi famously said that “we” (Congress) must pass Lucifercare in order that “we” (the American people) find out what’s in it.

The second “we” refers to us plebians, not the first “we” of Congress, because after foisting Lucifercare on us plebians, Congress exempted themselves and droves of privileged others from Lucifercare.

Who's exempt from Obamacare

You’ve got to hand it to that Pelosi. She’s right!

Every day since Congress passed and the POS signed that accursed Act into law, we are finding out the rot that’s in Lucifercare.

Here are ten states where consumers may like their health care plans, but — SURPRISE! — we won’t be able to keep them:

1. California: 58,000 will lose their plans under Lucifercare; another 54% of Californians expect to lose their coverage, according to an August poll. The health plans that have exited California’s Lucifercare exchange include:

  • Aetna, America’s third largest insurer, left in July 2013.
  • UnitedHealth.
  • Anthem Blue Cross‘s health plan for small businesses.

2. Missouri: Patients of the state’s largest hospital system — which spans 13 hospitals including the St. Louis Children’s Hospital — will not be covered by the largest insurer on Lucifercare exchanges, Anthem BlueCross BlueShield. Anthem covers 79,000 patients in Missouri who may seek subsidies on Lucifercare exchanges, but won’t be able to see any doctors in the BJC HealthCare system. (Are you as confused as I am?)

3. Connecticut: Aetna won’t offer insurance on the Lucifercare exchange in its own home state, where it was founded in 1850. The reason? “We believe the modification to the rates filed by Aetna will not allow us to collect enough premiums to cover the cost of the plans and meet the service expectations of our customers,” said Aetna spokesman Susan Millerick.

4. Maryland: 13,000 individuals covered by Aetna and its recently-purchased Coventry Health Care won’t be able to keep their insurance plans if they want Lucifercare subsidies on the exchanges. Aetna and Coventry canceled plans to offer insurance in the exchange when state officials wouldn’t allow them to charge premiums high enough to cover costs.

5. South Carolina: 28,000 people were insured by Medical Mutual of Ohio, SC’s second-largest insurance company, until it decided to leave the state entirely in July due to Lucifercare’s “vast and quite complex” new regulations. Company spokesman Ed Byers said Medical Mutual’s patients would be switched over to United Healthcare plans instead.

Obamacare bureaucratic mazeClick to enlarge!

6. New York: Aetna pulled out of New York’s exchange in late August in an effort to keep their plans “financially viable,” said Aetna spokeswoman Cynthia Michener.

7. New Jersey: 1.1 million Aetna customers are at risk in New Jersey, where the leading insurer also won’t be a part of the exchange.

8. Iowa: Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Iowa’s largest health insurer, decided not to offer plans in the Lucifercare exchange. It sells 86% of Iowa’s individual health insurance plans.

9. Wisconsin: Two of the three largest insurers in the state won’t offer plans on the exchange. United Healthcare and Humana patients will have to get a new health insurer to buy insurance on Obamacare exchanges.

10. Georgia: Just five insurers are participating in Georgia’s Obamacare exchange. Medical Mutual of Ohio left Georgia and Indiana as well as South Carolina, due to Lucifercaree regulations. Aetna, along with Coventry, also decided against participating in the George health exchange.

~Eowyn

How Washington, DC lives high on the hog

. . . while our (official) national debt is now $17 TRILLION — which is over 106% of America’s GDP — and each taxpayer’s share of that debt is more than $148,000.

corrupt politician

Just the other day Nancy Pelosi insisted that there were “no more cuts to make” to the federal budget.

Filthy rotten liar!

Here are  ways the politicos in Congress, the White House, and the federal government bureaucracy are living like fatted pigs, at the expense of long-suffering taxpayers.

1. In one recent year, taxpayers spent more than $1.4 billion on the Obamas.  Meanwhile, British taxpayers only spent about $58 million dollars on the entire royal family. Just one trip that the Obamas took — to Africa — cost U.S. taxpayers about $100 million.

2. The POS has only have one dog named “Bo”, but the White House “dog handler” reportedly makes $102,000 per year and sometimes he is even flown to where the POS and FLPOS are vacationing so that he can take care of Bo.

3. There is always at least one projectionist at the White House 24 hours a day just in case someone wants to watch a movie.  Apparently turning on a DVD player is too much to ask.

4. During 2012, the salaries of Obama’s three climate change advisers combined came to a grand total of more than $370,000. Overall, 139 different White House staffers made at least $100,000 during 2012, 20 of whom made the maximum of $172,200.

5. Taxpayers also shell out beaucoup bucks for the VPOS. When Joe Biden and his staff took a recent trip to London, the hotel bill cost U.S. taxpayers $459,388.65. The VPOS stopped over in Paris, where the hotel bill for just one night was $585,000.50. When VPOS visited Moscow for two days in 2011, the total hotel bill came to $665,445.

6. Taxpayers spend an annual average of $4,005,900 per person on the “personal” and “office” expenses of U.S. senators. Those expenses include:

  • Hair care: the Senate Hair Care Services cost taxpayers about $5.25 million over 15 years, including more than $40,000 for each of 6 barbers ($80,000 for the head barber) last fiscal year.
  • Shoe shine: The shoeshine attendant at the U.S. Senate was paid more than $40,000 last year.

7. Congressional pensions: Once they leave Washington, former members of Congress continue to collect huge checks for the rest of their lives:

  • In 2011, 280 former lawmakers who averaged around 20 years of service and retired under a former government pension system received average annual pensions of $70,620, according to a Congressional Research Service report. Another 215 retirees (elected in 1984 or later with an average of 15 years of service) received average annual checks of roughly $40,000 a year.
  • Some former lawmakers are collecting federal pensions for life worth at least $100,000 annually. They include Newt Gingrich, Bob Dole, Trent Lott, Dick Gephardt and Dick Cheney.
  • Speaker of the House John Boehner will bring home a yearly pension of close to $85,000 if he left Congress when his current term ends in 2014.

Note that Congress is full of millionaires:

8. Taxpayers also spend approximately $3.6 million a year to support the lavish lifestyles of former presidents Jimmy Carter, George Bush the elder, Bill Clinton, and George Bush the younger, who are all multimillionaires.

9. Nearly 500,000 federal employees make at least $100,000 a year. During one recent year, the average federal employee in the Washington D.C. area received total compensation worth more than $126,000. During one recent year, compensation for federal employees came to a grand total of approximately $447 billion. 77,000 federal workers make more than the governors of their own states do.

10. Lastly, but not the least, the denizens of both Congress and the White House exempt themselves from Obamacare!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Source: Economic Collapse Blog

~Eowyn

Americans in shock as businesses cut work hours and health benefits because of Obamacare

elections have consequencesDo you remember then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calling on Americans to support the massive Obamacare bill that no Congress critter had actually read, saying that “we must pass it to find out what’s in it”?

Every day since the passage of that monstrous piece of legislation, we are finding out exactly “what’s in it.” Increasingly, more and more Americans have discovered that the Affordable Care Act is not just unaffordable, but is costing them dearly, as work hours are slashed to part time and spouses are slashed from their company’s healthcare coverage.

As examples, in October 2012, Orlando-based Darden Restaurants stopped offering full-time schedules to many hourly workers in some  Olive Gardens, Red Lobsters and LongHorn Steakhouses. The next month, Pennyslyvania’s Community College of Allegheny County slashed instructors’ hours to avoid Obamacare. In April 2013, citing Obamacare, Regal Entertainment Group, the biggest U.S. movie theater chain cut its employee hours; followed in July by an Indiana hospital chain, St. Vincent Health, firing 865 employees because of Obamacare.

Here are the latest:

Forever 21

1. Forever 21

Three days ago, a leaked memo from the clothing boutique chain Forever 21 revealed that beginning August 31, the company is reducing its employee hours to part time. In so doing, those employees will also lose medical, dental, vision and voluntary coverage.

William Bigelow reports for Breitbart.com that the company released a statement on Facebook claiming that “less than 1% of all U.S. store employees” would be affected. Although the company insists that the cuts are not due to Obamacare, it is being disingenuous because the company is cutting its employee hours to a maximum of 29.5 a week—a fraction less than the 30 hours a week designated by Obamacare as full-time employment. This allows Forever 21 to sidestep the law’s requirement for companies who employ 50 or more workers to provide health insurance coverage for full-time employees.

Strangely, instead of blaming Obamacare, some consumers are blaming Forever 21. As examples, see here, here, and here.

2. University of Virginia

Bob Schilling reports for BearingDrift.com that the University of Virginia (UoV) announced today that due to “rising health care costs,” starting January 1 next year, working spouses who have access to coverage through their own employer, will be ineligible for UoV insurance coverage.

The University blames Obamacare for an anticipated $7.3 million cost increase next year, which doesn’t include the millions more in Obamacare taxes that punish the university for its “generous” employee health care offerings.

3. UPS

Bizjournals.com reports that UPS or United Parcel Service Inc. plans to remove 15,000 spouses from its medical plan because they are eligible for coverage elsewhere. The Atlanta-based logistics company points to the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, as a big reason for the decision, reports Kaiser Health News.

In a memo to employees, UPS says that rising medical costs, “combined with the costs associated with the Affordable Care Act, have made it increasingly difficult to continue providing the same level of health care benefits to our employees at an affordable cost.” As a result, 15,000 working spouses of UPS’s workers, who are eligible for coverage by their own employers, will be excluded from the UPS health plan in 2014.

4. Businesses in Charlottesville, VA

Paul Bedard reports for the Washington Examiner that Obamacare has forced many firms in Charlottesville, VA, to switch to part-time workers, according to an online memo to investors by David John Marotta and Megan Russell of Marotta Wealth Management, an influential money management team.

The memo says, “Economic self-defense has many firms forcing their employees to work less than 30 hours a week regardless of their preference or availability. This trend seems to be universal even here in Charlottesville.”

One manager was told he’d be fired if he hired a 50th full-time worker, the number that triggers the costly Obamacare system. Going over 50 means firms will either have to start offering health insurance or pay a significant fine.

5. Other U.S. companies

Charlottesville, VA is not alone. Dan Mangan reports for CNBC, Aug. 21, 2013, that a survey by Towers Watson of 420 American mid- and large-sized companies finds most are envisioning changes to their employees’ health insurance offerings so as to control employee-related health costs that are expected to increase under Obamacare.

Nearly 60% of the companies—which collectively employ 8.7 million people—are considering shifting the work of insuring their workers off from the company plan to private health insurance exchanges. The same companies also are increasingly unlikely to offer their employer-sponsored health plan for retirees older than age 65, off-loading them to Obamacare state insurance exchanges and Medicare.

See also:

~Eowyn

Dancing fools…

DailyMail: At an event to honor a fellow representative in Washington on Thursday, veteran Democrat Nancy Pelosi bust out some mom moves. House Minority Leader Pelosi danced and sang as Mary Wilson, the founding member of The Supremes, sang 1965 hit Stop! In The Name Of Love.

Yet her enthusiasm was infectious and she was soon joined by other political figures and an actress as they paid tribute to the longest-serving congressman in history, John Dingell.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was the next to join in with the Sixties dancing style, though she  wasn’t quite as committed as Pelosi.

Then the politicians were joined by Wonder  Woman, or at least Lynda Carter, most famous for playing the role in the 1970s  TV series and Miss World USA 1972.

But it wasn’t just Democrats getting in on  the act. Republican Speaker John Boehner could also be seen behind the row of  women smiling and mouthing along with the words.

Also on stage, and the most energetic  performer of them all, was Debbie Dingell, wife of John Dingell and a figure in  the Michigan Democratic Party.

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Obamacare offers free sterilization to teens

Do you remember then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calling on Americans to support the massive Obamacare bill that no Congressperson had actually read, saying that “we must pass it to find out what’s in it”?

Every day since the passage of that monstrous piece of legislation, we are finding out exactly “what’s in it.”

Here’s another “what” that’s in the abomination of the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare:

Did you know that Obamacare offers free sterilization to teenagers?

That isn’t actually in the Orwellian-named “Affordable Care Act” (Obamacare is anything but affordable). The devil is in the detail — in the many administrative rules and regulations conjured by the Executive Branch of the U.S. federal government to implement Obamacare.

Elizabeth Harrington reports for CNSNews that the preventive services regulation that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has issued under the Obamacare law requires health care plans to offer free sterilizations to girls as young as their teens.

The HHS mandate, which took effect last August 1, requires nearly all health care plans in the United States to provide, without cost sharing, “all Food and Drug Administration approved contraceptive methods, sterilization procedures, and patient education and counseling for all women with reproductive capacity, from menarche to menopause,” which means all females who have begun ovulating, including teenagers.

POS and SibeliusPresident Lucifer and his henchwoman, the nominally-Catholic HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. (AP Photo)

The National Institutes of Health says that U.S. females usually start to menstruate “around age 12.” Thus the HHS-mandated insurance coverage providing sterilizations without cost-sharing would apply to girls as young as 12.

The Obama Administration announced in March that the preventive services mandate would also apply to college and university health plans, “to ensure students enrolled in these plans benefit from important consumer protections in the Affordable Care Act,” an HHS Fact Sheet stated.

H/t FOTM’s Sunny.

~Eowyn

Another mob of Black teens “working twice as hard” terrorizing Chicago

Alexandria Fisher reports for NBC5 Chicago that on Saturday night, May 18, 2013, Chicago once again was subjected to an unruly “flash mob”.

A group of 40 to 60 teens was seen disrupting and running through traffic along North Michigan Avenue in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. Police arrested 12 people, including 11 juveniles, for obstructing traffic and being reckless.

The disturbance came on the same day that Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law new legislation that would implement harsher penalties for violent flash mobs who organize via social media.

Recent attacks along Chicago’s “Magnificent Mile” prompted concerns from many area residents. Last month, more than two dozen teens were arrested after groups began randomly attacking each other and pedestrians. “We see it virtually every year when the weather gets warm,” Supt. Garry McCarthy said after last month’s attacks.

The “flash mob” on April 1, 2013, involved as many as 300 to 400 swarming teens.

Reporters refuse to say it, but hundreds of “teens” swarming on city streets, “attaching each other and pedestrians” is a form of TERRORISM.

Reporters today simply refuse to actually report the facts. Facts like who these flash mobs are, and who are the “unruly teens” whom police arrested.

So let’s play a “Guess Who” game!

Here are some pictures from last Saturday night’s mob scene in Chicago’s “Magnificent Mile”:

Chicago mobChicago police officers monitor a group of teens near the intersection of Chicago and Michigan Ave., May 18, 2013. (Nuccio DiNuzzo / Chicago Tribune)

Below are 4 screenshots I took from NBC5 Chicago’s news video (which you can watch for yourself by going here):

Chicago1Chicago2Chicago4Chicago5And here are screenshots I took from the NBCChicago news video of the “flash mob” of 300-400 teens on April 1, 2013 (you can watch the video for yourself, here):

ChicagoChicago1Chicago2Chicago3Chicago4Chicago5

So,how did you do in our “Guess Who” game?

On May 19, 2013, a day after the “flash mob” of “unruly teens” ran amuck in Chicago’s “Magnificent Mile,” President Lucifer the POS played the race card when he gave the Commencement address at the black college Morehouse College.

The man who became President of the United States despite being a B-average student, actually said: “As an African American you have to work twice as hard as anyone else if you want to get by.”

Hey, you POS in the White House. By “working twice as hard as anyone else,” are you referring to those “African American” teens in those “flash mobs” in your home Chi-town?

~Eowyn

Don Rickles, He Certainly Has A Way With Words.

 

 

Rickles

 

This may be a bit dated, but what the hey.   :D

Only at 84 could he get away with this…

Hello, Dummies! Oh my God, look at you. Anyone else hurt in the accident?
Seriously, 
Senator Reid has a face of a Saint… a Saint Bernard. Now I know why they call you the arithmetic man. You add partisanship, subtract pleasure, divide attention, and multiply ignorance. Reid is so physically unimposing, he makes Pee Wee Herman look like Mr. T. And Reid’s so dumb, he makes Speaker Pelosi look like an intellectual. Nevada is soooo screwed! If I were less polite, I’d say Reid makes Kevin Federline look successful.

Speaking of the Speaker… Nancy Pelosi, hubba, hubba! Hey baby, you must’ve been something before electricity. Seriously, the ex- Speaker may look like an idiot and talks like an idiot but don’t let that fool you. She really is an idiot.  

Charlie Rangel… Still alive and still robbing the taxpayers blind. What does that make, six decades of theft? Rangel’s the only man with a rent-controlled mansion. He’s the guy who writes our tax laws but forgot to pay taxes on $75 grand in rental income! So why isn’t he the Treasury Secretary? Rangel runs more scams than a Nigerian Banker. 

Barney Frank… he’s a better actor than Fred Flintstone. Consider that he and Dodd caused the whole financial meltdown, and they’re not only not serving time with Bubba and Rodney, they’re still heading up the financial system! Let’s all admit it… Barney Frank slobbers more than a sheepdog on Novocain. How did this guy get elected? Oh, that’s right… he’s from Massachusetts . That’s the state that elects Mr. Charisma, John Kerry… man of the people!

You know, if Senator Dodd were any more crooked, you could open wine bottles with him. Here’s a news flash, Dodd: When your local newspaper calls you a “lying weasel,” it may be time to retire. Dodd’s involved in more shady deals than the Clintons . Even Rangel looks up to him!

Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, I really respect you… Especially given your upbringing ~ All you’ve overcome. I heard your birth certificate is an apology from the condom factory. I don’t know what makes you so dumb, but it really works for you. Personally, I don’t think you’re a fool, but what’s my opinion compared to that of thousands of others?

As for President Hussein Obama, what can I say? They say Hussein is arrogant and aloof, but I don’t agree. Now it’s true when you enter the room, you have to kiss his ring. I don’t mind, but he has it in his back pocket.
His mind is open to new ideas… so open that ideas simply pass through it. Obama lies so much, I was actually surprised to find out his first name really is Barry or Barack or something? Just don’t ask about his middle name! But Obama was able to set a record… He actually lied more in one day than 
Bill Clinton did in four years.

President Obama just completed the UNHOLY and ANTI-AMERICAN TRIFECTA:

1st president in 110 years to miss the annual Army-Navy Football Game.
1st president to not attend any Christmas religious observance.
1st president to stay on vacation after a terrorist attack.

AND ALL IN THE SAME MONTH! WHAT A GREAT MUSLIM PRESIDENT!!

So, Are You Going To Share This

WITH ALL YOUR FRIENDS?

OR …

AM I GONNA HAVE TO COME LOOKING FOR YA?      :D

~Steve~              H/T My Dear Friend Jean

Sure fire weight-loss secret: The Nancy Pelosi workout!

Is one of your New Year resolutions to lose weight?

Never fear!

Here’s a winning method — and it won’t cost you a dime! :D

H/t sage_brush

~Eowyn