The Mind-Numbing Stupidity of Obamacare

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Posted: Oct 20, 2013 12:01 AM
The Mind-Numbing Stupidity of Obamacare

It’s probably the largest single force crippling our chances at a recovery, and the US media is largely ignoring it. Obamacare is far more than a botched website exchange. . .

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Show Prep:

Michael Novak joined the show to discuss his new book about his conversion from liberalism to conservatism.

What’s Right with Ransom: Ransom talks about the monumental impact of Obamacare’s implementation:

Tad DeHaven, from Cato, talked to John about the inside scoop on the debt ceiling negotiations.

What’s Right with Ransom

Charles Payne, Fox News business analyst, joined the show to talk about what is working (and not working) in today’s market.

Powerful or Pitiful? Today: A double feature of John McCain.

Jay Richards, author of “Infiltrated”, joined the program to discuss the inside game between DC and Wall Street.

Ezra Klein is an idiot. . . Featuring Al Gore:

Other News:

Here’s the most heartwarming story you will read all day: (FoxNews)

Some LA schools are opening up AP classes to any student that wants to take it. . . Doesn’t that kinda defeat the purpose of “advanced placement” classes? (LA Times)

Great News! Those Obamacare exchange websites that collect a bunch of personal information are built off of 10 year old technology and are inherently vulnerable to hackers. (US Today)

Also: The Feds didn’t test the websites: (Washington Examiner)

Oh, aaaannnnnddddd: Insurers are now getting inaccurate and mis-matched information from the exchanges. (Market Watch)

LA Times has decided to censor opposing points of view. . . Which is ironic, given that many would-be customers have decided to censor the LA Times entirely from their lives. (Poynter)

Oh, really? So the Park Service decided it was a good idea to shutdown open air memorials? (Free Beacon)

A mugging was thwarted when the would-be-victim claimed to be a part of the NSA internship program. (And, in all fairness, that would scare the hell out of me too.) (Washington Examiner)

The Feds are now closing drinking fountains because of the “government shutdown.” (CNSnews)

Obamacare exchanges are still not working. . . And you really can’t blame high traffic. (WashPost)

Even the NYT isn’t supportive of Obamacare’s roll-out. (breitbart)

Can we give this traffic warden some sort of a medal? (GatewayPundit)

Really, Bloomberg? You mean the guy that turned Apple into the most profitable company on the face of the planet, Steve Jobs, might have actually had a vague idea of what he was doing? (Bloomberg)

Wait a minute, Senate Dems call this a compromise? Unions might get a 1 year exemption from Obamacare – but you and I won’t. (TheHill)

Welcome to the new US: Obamacare regs reach 11,588,000 words. . . (CNSnews)

Principal tries to ban the Pledge of Allegiance because of the government shutdown. (JournalStar)

Even Leon Panetta is rolling his eyes at Obama. (WashPost)

This is not a joke: What do Unicorns, Santa Clause, and Obamacare-success-stories have in common? (MiamiHerald)

Helpful hints if you can’t afford your new Obamacare plans: Make less money. (HotAir)

Oh, good. . . It’s been a while since Chris Christie helped Democrats by trashing his own party. . . I was starting to wonder what had happened to the NJ Governor. (The Daily Beast)

France’s “far” right party is gaining traction. . . According to the story, the party’s popularity stems from people’s dissatisfaction with unemployment, taxes, and rampant crime. (One has to wonder: Why did these people vote socialist in the first place then?) (France24)