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Bob McBride January 11, 2014 at 07:42 am
If Yellen’s nomination process is any indication, there’s chauvinism on the horizon.Read More ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: And yet CC's headline indicates her nomination is important from the standpoint of being a role model for girls. You can't have it both ways.
Cody Walker January 12, 2014 at 11:25 am
Yo write opinion, not factual news. How does this garbage make it into the news section?
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® Steve January 8, 2014 at 10:29 pm
I am so happy that Michelle has decided to stay in Hawaii and fly back on her own private plane atRead More my expense. I can feel the warmth already from her hydrocarbons.
Bob McBride January 9, 2014 at 04:34 am
From America's #1 News Source :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::Read More http://www.tmz.com/2014/01/08/michelle-obama-oprah-hawaii-neighbors/
Stevie January 9, 2014 at 09:00 pm
Business owners should sent the Queen an invoice for their loss of business. The 1%ers Obama's canRead More afford the bill personally.
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Bob McBride December 15, 2013 at 09:26 am
Another useless article. As of about a week ago, they were still struggling to get premium noticesRead More out. It's kind of hard to pay a bill when the insurance company has yet to recognize you as a customer and issue you a premium notice. The insistence, now that insurance companies offer coverage starting Jan 1 on premiums paid December 31 is yet another example of the Obama administration dumping its screw ups into the laps of the insurance companies and holding them responsible for them. This whole process was so mishandled that proponents of the program, like Catherine, are left trying to defend it with "3 Steps" that mean nothing, except to the most clueless of applicants. There are only 16 states with their own exchanges, some of which are as screwed up as the federal one. Only a fool would feel confident that they're covered adequately as of 1/1. The problem is not people remembering to pay or check on whether or not their doctors accept Obamacare or confirming that their payment went through or not. The problem is that the exchanges are still not operating in a way that assures that the majority of those who've registered and have been confirmed as having done so have had their information properly forwarded to the insurance company they selected, much less confirmed them as a customer and billed them accordingly.
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CowDung November 21, 2013 at 01:51 pm
The headline doesn't seem to match the article...
Bob McBride November 21, 2013 at 05:56 pm
I can't bring myself to read her articles anymore. Anything by Catherine Crawford or anythingRead More having to do with that overused map function I pretty much skip. Which doesn't leave much but links to articles on other sites.
Jane November 23, 2013 at 08:29 am
Humans have a natural tendency to categorize past leaders as all good or all bad. This lack ofRead More nuance keeps things simple, but leaves a lot of learning on the table. A better approach, which requires much more effort, is to acknowledge Kennedy's charisma and skill as an orator, but to also acknowledge his shortcomings.
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CowDung November 18, 2013 at 09:06 am
Has Patch ever really checked for spelling errors or facts? Even on the 'old' Patch we'd run intoRead More those types of issues on a pretty regular basis.
Bob McBride November 18, 2013 at 10:02 am
I figure since they're down to about 4 or 5 regular columnists here they should be able handle theRead More workload. Apparently not. I'm beginning to think this whole mess has been farmed out to the lowest bidder and that "Catherine Crawford" is a pseudonym for any number of rotating villagers working out of a thatched hut on the outskirts of Phnom Penh between shifts at the factory producing cushions for Dr. Dre's Beats headphones.
CowDung November 18, 2013 at 10:31 am
I can't wait to see the Newscruncher map of where all those who are not covered by Obamacare areRead More living...
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Bob McBride November 15, 2013 at 05:51 pm
Free Obamacare. The demise of cursive writing thanks to "the Common Core". And now,Read More concerns about a tattoo policy preventing us from having enough service personnel to protect the nation. After each past article I've been tempted to suggest the topic couldn't get any more bird-brained. Each time I would have been wrong. CatCraw never ceases to amaze.
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Bob McBride November 12, 2013 at 12:25 pm
There is plenty of evidence right here on Patch from admitted marijuana users to support the notionRead More that, at a time when critical thinking is at a premium, the last thing we need is more of something that significantly clouds cognition. Let's get this country running properly before we decide to make it legal to kick back and blow a collective doob.
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Bob McBride November 11, 2013 at 07:32 am
I'm not one who ordinarily assumes a bias on the part of a particular general interest outlet, butRead More since the demise of local control around here and the influx of nationally or selectively nationalized regional content (the "Different Drummer" blog, for instance), it certainly appears that there's an overall viewpoint that skews in favor of all things Obama Administration. I'm not even going to suggest it's intentional. Rather, it's appears to be a lack of any sort of journalistic qualifications on the part of those running and producing content for Patch. Let the journalists (granted not all were experienced, but some most definitely were) go, and this is what you get. You don't miss the water 'til the well runs dry.
Luke November 11, 2013 at 07:37 am
And if Wall Street is any indication, the shutdown was a cloud of smoke that was nearly irrelevant.Read More The markets continued to climb, and the monthly Jobs Report continued its trend of diminishing returns that started months before. October continued a disappointing trend for jobs, but not for profits and the market.
® Steve November 11, 2013 at 03:56 pm
Catherine is a liberal hack that does not respond to facts. Money is created and distributed by theRead More private sector. Giving the private sector back their own money, at a lower rate is not stimulating, Catherine.
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® Steve November 6, 2013 at 01:01 pm
Make up an email for these logins. And yes turn off the email alerts, they will just fill yourRead More entire box up.
® Steve November 6, 2013 at 01:05 pm
ha, MSNBC trying to spin this failure. Catherine Crawford must work for them as well.
Luke November 6, 2013 at 05:18 pm
@Jay, Due to my location, http://www.livinglakecountry.com works best for me. I never post there,Read More however, unless there is a school board election. I also haunt the Madison newspaper sites, in addition to JSO. On JSO I am LukeInSussex.
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Bob McBride October 26, 2013 at 09:17 am
Consider this a counterpoint to the boycotting of the Boy Scouts because of the organization'sRead More stance on homosexuality. It was taken out on the scouts, themselves, as well. You reap what you sow.
Christine Updegraff October 28, 2013 at 07:40 pm
No, I'm not surprised. This guy is getting what he wants because we are now having a discussionRead More about it. His ideas sound preposterous to me, but they sell books and lucrative speaking engagements, I imagine.
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Bob McBride October 13, 2013 at 02:12 pm
It's this kind of ridiculous turd polishing that's going to make losing this place all that muchRead More easier.
Luke October 13, 2013 at 04:40 pm
>>>Which brings us to Green’s point. Navigating Healthcare.gov is a nightmare,Read More because seeking out insurance by yourself is generally nightmarish. “It’s not really fair to compare the experience of buying Health Insurance on these new exchanges to the experience of buying [merchandise online]," Green argues. "The only real analog is what it was like to buy insurance before.” And on that front, he scores Healthcare.gov as the winner.<<< Ok, this article not only insulted my intelligence, but it actually damaged it. The new law requires that preexisting conditions must be covered in 2014, so why would he make a comparison with a policy that asks questions about such conditions when no site in the entire freaking country will offer it? Also, how is it easier to compare policies on the goverment's site when you actually have to register before you can even be subjected to the futile torment of trying to complete the form dozens of times? On most insurers' sites you can compare anonymously, just like you would compare merchandise on Amazon.com.
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Luke October 13, 2013 at 10:41 am
>>With the United States less than a week away from defaulting on its debt obligations due toRead More Congress’s inability to agree on how—or if—to extend our borrowing limits, << Is the president involved, or is it just congress? Certainly the president isn't refusing to negotiate....oh wait......
Bob McBride October 13, 2013 at 02:10 pm
The woman who wrote this article is an idiot. Take a look at her article here on the guy enteringRead More profiles at healthcare.gov and her attempt to put a shine on that turd.
juliekapp October 2, 2013 at 08:14 am
I notice that not everyone that swims takes a shower first. Yet the CDC clearly states thatRead More showering before swimming is vital. This rule is rarely enforced and calls and comments to 2 North Shore pools that I and my husband frequent falls on deaf ears.
Marie October 2, 2013 at 05:19 pm
AWD - wow - what a comment. Unbelievable. Your ignorance is staggering.
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