Tag Archives: John Boehner

@McCormackJohn / Shutdown / Tom Clancy / #404care Obamacare Rollout

This week Gabe, Drew, John E., Andy and Rick Tempest are joined by John McCormack of The Weekly Standard to discuss the government shutdown, the death of author Tom Clancy and the laughably bad rollout of the Obamacare enrollment system, or, as it’s called on the blog, 404care.

Related reading:

– Shutdown
The shutdown is the Constitution’s fault http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/10/02/the-shutdown-is-the-constitutions-fault/
Is It Time To Abolish Congress? http://nationalinterest.org/blog/jacob-heilbrunn/shutdown-washington-9158

– 404care
Healthcare.gov: Code Developed by the People and for the People, Released Back to the People http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/06/healthcaregov-code-developed-by-the-people-and-for-the-people-released-back-to-the-people/277295/
Reddit: i guess a couple of are trying to sign up for healthcare…(a minor bug on the new healthcare website) http://www.reddit.com/r/webdev/comments/1nifc5/i_guess_a_couple_of_are_trying_to_sign_up_for/?sort=confidence
How AP altered its headline to protect Obamacare http://pubsecrets.wordpress.com/2013/10/03/how-ap-altered-its-headline-to-protect-obamacare
ObamaCare’s Technology Mess http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303918804579105092032930278.html
Obamacare Increases Man’s Premiums 300%, Supporters Call It a Success Story http://www.cato.org/blog/obamacare-quadruples-chads-premiums-supporters-call-success-story

@verumserum / Россия / Benghazi / Syria / Obama’s Speechifying / Nation Building / The Middle East

On today’s episode, Andy, Drew M., John E. and Rick Tempest are joined by John Sexton of Breitbart.com. We discuss Comrade Sexton’s post on the probable arms trafficking through Benghazi, the Obama administration’s even more disastrous week than last on Syria, including his ridiculous speech to the nation and the GOP leadership’s disconnect with the rank-and-file on nation building.

There’s more coherent thought on foreign policy in this one podcast than the Obama administration has put forth in ~5 years.