Obama Issues New Executive Actions on Background Checks for Gun Purchases

President Obama has released two new executive actions on background checks for gun purchases. The actions were posted on WhiteHouse.gov Friday afternoon and according to the Department of Justice and Health and Human Services, will make it easier for states to submit mental health information to the federal background check system known as the National Instant Criminal Background Check System or NICS. “Today, the Administration is announcing two new executive actions that will help strengthen Read more […]

Obamacare Website Going Down Again for “Last-Minute Maintenance”

Forgive me if you’ve heard this one before. At 9 p.m. EST tonight, Healthcare.gov will be going down for “last-minute maintenance.” Saturday is the self-imposed deadline to fix the website. It is doubtful, however, that this fix will solve all of the site’s problems once and for all. As CNN reports: On the eve of the deadline, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius advised users to shop on the website during “off-peak hours,” which she described as “mornings/nights/weekends” Read more […]

Dem Senator On Obamacare: “Why Not Shut It Down – and Do It Right?”

“Why not shut it down – and do it right?” wondered Senate Finance Committee chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont. He lectured Sebelius that the performance of Obamacare is “unacceptable.” The secretary refused to consider a delay of the law, which is to go fully into effect on Jan. 1. She said a delay was not necessary because the open enrollment period for Obamacare insurance marketplace runs through March. “There’s plenty of time to sign up for the new plans,” she claimed. Read more […]

Sebelius Failed at Government Website Projects Prior to Serving in Obama Administration

Obama administration Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ failure at designing websites to provide government services began during her term as governor of Kansas, long before the Obamacare website debacle, Kansas political insiders told The Daily Caller. Sebelius oversaw numerous costly and disastrous government website projects during her six-year governorship (2003-2009), including a failed update of the Department of Labor’s program to provide unemployment pay and other Read more […]

Embarrased: Design Firm Removes All Reference To Its Work On Obamacare From Its Website

Visit the website of Michigan-based design firm Teal Media today and you’d never know designers there helped create HealthCare.gov, the troubled online portal for Obamacare. Just a few days ago, the site looked very different. Teal Media’s homepage featured its work on Obamacare prominently, placing a link to the firm’s work on one of the most well-known websites in America front and center. Now that link, as well as the page devoted to Teal’s work on HealthCare.gov, have been removed. Here’s Read more […]

Experts: Obamacare Tech Failures Only Beginning

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius had three-and-a-half years to build the Obamacare exchanges. Now, GOP House members in charge of oversight want answers as to how the online system that cost taxpayers over half-a-billion dollars has failed on such a grand scale. On Thursday, House GOP members of the Committee on Energy and Commerce sent a letter to Sebelius requesting an oversight briefing to occur no later than October 16th. The letter says Sebelius’s staff told lawmakers Read more […]