Obamacare Expert Rips Obama Admin, Valerie Jarrett For ‘Incompetence,’ ‘Protecting’ POTUS

In an interview with NPR, Steven Brill, author of “America’s Bitter Pill,” slammed the White House for its Obamacare launch, saying there has “never been a group of people who more incompetently launched something.”

Brill’s premiere Obamacare critique, as he tells host Terry Gross, is that the health care overhaul is “emblematic of what’s eating away at our country,” pointing directly to the politics and the “challenge of governance” it presents. Brill also told NPR that President Obama was largely protected by the likes of Valerie Jarrett, and had no idea of the issues until they ultimately reared their head.

BRILL: In every respect, this whole saga of Obamacare, the politics of it, the bitter partisan of it, the lobbying and, in this case, the challenge of governance all are emblematic of what’s eating away at our country. The incompetence in the White House — there have never been a group of people who more incompetently launched something and it’s principally because the people in the administration who knew it was going wrong went to the president directly with memos in person, to his chief of staff  and said ‘we need to bring people in from the outside to launch this,’ and the president was protected, mostly by Valerie Jarrett from doing anything. And, I guess one of the really sadder aspects of this is that nobody who knew it was going wrong spoke out and still hasn’t spoken out, even in the aftermath of the whole thing being a total bust, and for a whole year discrediting the notion that government can actually run a program.

GROSS: So you’re saying Obama was protected by his own people for knowing what was going wrong?

BRILL: He was protected, but you know what, at the end of the day he’s responsible. He kept getting all these reports, he kept getting all these green lights on his laptop on a grid, everything’s going great. Literally the night before the launch on October 1st, his chief of staff called a friend of his and said ‘we’re going to knock your socks off.’ Well, he was right about that. The president, whatever we can say about him on policy and on giving speeches, as a manager, he failed. He did not know what was going on in the single most important initiative of his administration.

h/t: http://dailycaller.com/2015/01/09/obamacare-author-rips-obama-admin...

read more here: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2015/01/05/375024427/americas-bitte...

Views: 799

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

I agree with one exception. John Boehner could stop almost all of Obamas agenda. Its called, The Power of thePurse. The founders built that in the Constituion to further the balance of power. But, Boehner is a self serving traitor. He is every bit as responsible as Obama for the healthcare that most Americans do not want and the nearly 5 Trillion dollars that have been pilfered from the American citizens. True, a part of that money was necessary to run the country, but no where near that amount.

Here is some good news for all. In case you are not aware of this, I think this lends a lot of hope for the possibility to get the needed 34 states behind a COS. I too feel that this is the last real chance to return to constitutional government. The ballot box has not worked as yet and it seems the only hope over the next two years are if there is a 180 by the leadership of the House of Representaives. We all know what the last resort is.

Here is the link: http://www.christianpost.com/news/republican-party-historic-high-go...

Yep, watching the whole mess in washington, is like
watching a BAD PLANET OF THE APES MOVIE. With
the APES TRYING TO TAKE OVER THWE WORLD FROM
THE HUMANS.....HUMANS WAKE UP...................

I believe that Obama is behind all of the distruction going on in america. What I believe when they are protecting Obama is that they are making sure that there is no docunebtation that leads to Obama, just like his past its like no docun=mentation, no paper that can put Obama anywhere. My question How does this happen? and how come the american people be this stupid?

Could someone help me find the link that was sent in this morning about Ron Paul. I clicked off when my neighbor came in and now I cannot seem to relocate it. Thanks.

forrest jane cline   Are you sure it was on this blog ? I have not seen it anywhere. Do you know what the subject is ? Post your reply, I will see it.

W3...thank you for responding. I am not even sure on which discussion site I saw it. I have searched ALL my incoming discussion site e-mails....even my trash...however...I'm sure I didn't knock it off. Being a fairly new computer user I do have a little trouble navigating. The person posted a very short discussion and put a link up....when I clicked on and started to read it was a VERY long article by Ron Paul describing how America got into the mess we're in. I only had a chance to read a little of it.......and.....now I'm trying to find it.

W.....I found it! It's called....Ron Paul tells it like it is......click onto this link

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-0...lies-ignorance

It's a long article but is definitely worth the read.....thanks again for trying to help.

Thanks Gal. I copied that and will read it later. I would have voted for him a long time ago and Iam really thinking about Rand Paul for 2016. The corporates and RINO's  have managed to demonize him and I will say that in the presidential primaries he really scared  a lot of people because he did get off on a rant once he was heckled. But he was talking the truth. Most people do not like the truth if it upsets them. I hear similair talk now but they are just echoing what they have heard from RINO's and others without giving what he says a thought.

W....let me know what you think of the article once you read it. I thought he was "spot on". At the time he was running for the Presidency there were a lot of young people supporting him. Others...... mostly establishment....... made him out to be a "quack"...but....it's interesting to see a LOT of what he said has proven to be true. 

You can always tell when they are afraid of someone who is telling the truth. They demonize and call names.  Let me friend you and then I can email through this site after I read it. I have been telling people for years that almost every problem we have seen since 1913 is because of the Federal Reserve Act. That is when the banks took over what the Congress is supposed to be doing concerning the issue of money. Look at a dollar or any bill and it says Federal Reserve note. It is an almost worthless pirece of paper because it was backed by ten cents worth of gold or silver and now, nothing. Anyway, if you do not know that there is a lot to learn.

I guess you cant friend someone on these blogs. Well maybe I will see you on the Members online thing.

RSS

LIGHTER SIDE

 

Political Cartoons by AF Branco

Political Cartoons by Gary VarvelPolitical Cartoons by Tom Stiglich

ALERT ALERT

BREAKING:   Hillary Clinton Donor Ed Buck Arrested After Another Male Overdoses In His Seedy LA Apartment

Democrat donor and Hillary friend Ed Buck was finally arrested Tuesday night after a third man overdosed in his apartment.

The man who overdosed in Ed Buck’s Los Angeles apartment last week survived, however the other two victims previously died.

Ed Buck will be in court Wednesday.

Ed Buck loves to inject young black gay escorts with methamphetamine — the mother of one of Ed Buck’s victims described it as a fetish.

He was finally arrested after two black gay escorts died in his apartment from overdoses.

KTLA 5 reported:

The prominent Democratic donor and LGBTQ political activist Ed Buck was arrested Tuesday and charged with operating a drug house and providing methamphetamine to a 37-year-old man who overdosed last week, officials said.

Buck was charged with three counts of battery causing serious injury, administering methamphetamine and maintaining a drug house, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Buck is accused of injecting the victim, who survived, with methamphetamine on Sept. 11.

CBSLA Assignment Desk @KCBSKCALDesk
 

: Democratic donor Ed Buck has been arrested and charged by @LADAOffice. Buck is accused of running a drug den out of his home. @JeffMichaelNews has details on .

Video of Ed Buck getting taken away by Sheriff deputies:

Bill Melugin    @BillFOXLA

BREAKING: Democratic donor Ed Buck has been arrested at his West Hollywood apartment on drug charges, per @WHDLASD. Neighbor on scene tells me Buck is currently in the back of one of the cruisers. Two gay black men previously died of meth overdoses at his apt. @FOXLA

Bill Melugin    @BillFOXLA
 

BREAKING: Here is video of being taken away by deputies following his arrest at his apartment on drug charges tonight. @FOXLA

of another young black gay escort was found at the West Hollywood home of Ed Buck, a top Democrat donor and political activist.

As previously reported, a black gay escort named Gemmel Moore died of a meth overdose at Ed Buck’s West Hollywood home in July of 2017.

The LA County District Attorney’s Office previously declined to prosecute Ed Buck saying the evidence was “insufficient to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that (Buck) is responsible for the death of Gemmel Moore,” which sparked an outrage from family members and others in the community.

Jasmyne Cannick told FOX and Friends nearly a dozen black men have come forward to speak on their experiences with “serial predator” Ed Buck.
Cannick also went off on the Democrat Party: “Over 77% of black people in California vote Democratic. We vote for Democrats.

It is a shame that when something like this happens, when you have the chair of your state party when at the time of this , Eric Bauman, who was willing to turn a blind eye as well as instruct others not to speak on it. As a black woman, as a black Democrat, I expect more from my party.

Last week, a black male was seen entering Ed Buck’s seedy LA apartment.

Update: Top Democrat Donor Ed Buck Charged with Maintaining Drug House – Police Find HUNDREDS OF PHOTOS of Men in Compromising Positions in His Home

Buck was charged with operating a drug house.

According to the LA Times — Sheriff’s investigators found hundreds of photographs in Buck’s home of men in compromising positions.

Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 @JackPosobiec
 

Sheriff’s investigators found hundreds of photographs in Ed Buck’s home of men in compromising positions

Democratic donor Ed Buck arrested, charged with operating drug house

Buck was charged with three counts of battery causing serious injury, administering methamphetamine and maintaining a drug house, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. Buck...   latimes.com

© 2019   Created by Steve - Ning Creator.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service