White House has known for months that Obamacare won't work

Some crackerjack reporting by National Journal's Margot Sanger-Katz, who details what the White House has been doing to try and implement Obamacare. Basically, they are stealthily streamlining the legislation, ignoring some provisions, delaying others, and generally trying to avoid a complete, chaotic, disaster. In short: It's far worse than you can possibly imagine. Example: Here's a flow chart for the "simplified" state insurance exchanges: Functions As promise after promise solemnly made by President Obama while looking citizens right in the eye during his speech before a joint session of congress on September 9. 2009 fall by the wayside, the true scope and complexity of Obamacare is coming into focus: As far back as March, a top IT official at the Department of Health and Human Services said the department's current ambition for the law's new online insurance marketplaces was that they not be "a Third-World experience." Several provisions had already been abandoned...(Read Full Post)