Competence, Care, and Christie

The issue isn't health care anymore, if it ever was. Competence is the issue. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) rollout speaks for itself; mismanaged as theory, legislation, and now policy.  And the president and his party own this pig. Obama and the Democrats were proud to have it called "Obamacare." Alas, the knee-jerk reaction on both sides of the political aisle is more lipstick. The ACA never had public or bipartisan support, yet now the taxpayer and milquetoast Republicans will be asked to throw more money at a very expensive hog wallow. The only folks likely to flourish under Obamacare are contractors, insurance companies, and a vast new government bureaucracy.  The door to this animal farm will cost a cool billion dollars by itself, half of which will be borrowed. If this is the price of the internet portal, the exchange website, imagine what the farm and packing plant will cost? Sky's the limit! We are not abusing metaphors here. The real mud and money is yet...(Read Full Post)