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Take the money and run

January 14, 2014

Take the money and run. That may well be the motto of officials at CGI Federal, the company that botched the rollout of the Obamacare website — — last fall....

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Jun-13-14 7:38 PM

Why are you still here? ndvetrn?

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Jan-18-14 12:35 AM

"Somewhere, something is lost when we don't take responsibility for who we elect.."

No kidding, eh Verit? Does that apply to sitting politicians, too?

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Jan-16-14 9:19 PM

uh o been censored by mdn for another post, must be for my profane language.

Not sure what is an appropriate post anymore because it's obvious that you can post fictitious military records, just not answer valid questions about anything. Keep posting crap that makes no sense.

The one thing I can post is fact that the central obamacare website is not secure. Go there at your risk!

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Jan-16-14 4:21 PM

ObamaCare is a complete failure and can easily be explained in 30 words...

ObamaCare Explained in 30 Words....

To insure the uninsured, we must first make the insured uninsured, and then make them pay much more to be insured again so the original uninsured can be insured FREE.

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Jan-16-14 12:12 AM

success? lol. no way you kept a straight face when you typed that.

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Jan-15-14 7:04 PM

My dear friends if you want to put all the blame of the ACA on the President,Go right ahead.Just remember in a few years dont forget to give him the praise for its success.Goinpeace.

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Jan-15-14 12:37 PM

good one hahahahaha. how's life in the sand?

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Jan-14-14 10:40 PM

in record time the libtards on here blamed the republicans for obama's crew hiring incompetent people. never ceases to amaze me. right down to the latest "obamacare was republican legislation". statements like these just confirm peoples belief liberalism is a mental disorder.

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Jan-14-14 8:33 PM

As with the definition of legend.

A traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but unauthenticated.

They seek not to tell the truth but to spread rumors as to take our attention away from the truth.Goinpeace

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Jan-14-14 5:18 PM

Thall shall not steal.Anyone doing this may not be caught here on earth but in the everlasting.Goinpeace

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Jan-14-14 4:52 PM

And with everything mentioned in this thread in mind, is it any wonder that there are many like me who don't want government to have any money for anything?

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Jan-14-14 12:31 PM

Thanks Canada

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Jan-14-14 11:04 AM

Let me see, can we say: Defense contractors??? Let me see- unused building in Afghanistan- $34 million-lost...Or, how about the $7 Billion in equipment we are leaving there, with some of it being brand new. Or maybe we can talk about "cost overruns" of military equipment made here in the US. Well, heck, the Army spent $2.7 "Billion" on a computer system that did not work and is now scrapped. Yep, even Haliburton got over $21 Billion in "non-bid" contracts from the military. Lots of waste there, Mr. editor. Maybe a follow-up would be good here too.

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Jan-14-14 11:01 AM

The United States Chamber of Commerce (USCC) is an American lobbying group representing the interests of many businesses and trade associations. It is not an agency of the United States government. The Chamber is staffed with policy specialists, lobbyists and lawyers. Politically, the Chamber is generally considered to be a conservative organization. It usually supports Republican political candidates, though it has occasionally supported conservative Democrats. The Chamber is one of the largest lobbying groups in the U.S., spending more money than any other lobbying organization on a yearly basis.

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Jan-14-14 10:57 AM

The top lobbying clients from 1998–2010 are the US Chamber of Commerce with $738,825,680, American Medical Association with $243,277,500, and General Electric with $236,580,000.

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Jan-14-14 10:54 AM

Regulatory capture is a form of political corruption that occurs when a regulatory agency, created to act in the public interest, instead advances the commercial or special concerns of interest groups that dominate the industry or sector it is charged with regulating. Regulatory capture is a form of government failure; it creates an opening for firms to behave in ways injurious to the public. The agencies are called "captured agencies".

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Jan-14-14 10:52 AM

In politics, the "revolving door" is a movement of personnel between roles as legislators and regulators and the industries affected by the legislation and regulation. In some cases the roles are performed in sequence but in certain circumstances may be performed at the same time. Political analysts claim that an unhealthy relationship can develop between the private sector and government, based on the granting of reciprocated privileges to the detriment of the nation and can lead to regulatory capture.

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Jan-14-14 7:52 AM

The fiasco is just the tip of the iceberg.

Can't stop greed when there is corruption and there is corruption.

It's the new normal, so get used to being ripped off everywhere you go anymore.

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