Disgraced ObamaCare Contractor Now Working for the IRS
CGI Federal was the primary contractor responsible for building Healthcare.gov – the federal ObamaCare website that glitched its way into bureaucratic infamy.
In the aftermath, CGI was fired by the Department of Health and Human Services and a number of states holding similar contracts.
But like a vampire rising from the dead, CGI Federal is back in the ObamaCare game, and just in time for tax season!
That’s right, a Republican-led House subcommittee discovered that the IRS has hired CGI Federal to a $4.46 million contract. Recall that, under ObamaCare, the IRS must administer a complex income-reporting system to verify which taxpayers received too generous a subsidy.
This news was too much for the Wall Street Journal editorial page, which opined that, “Perhaps CGI…[more]
As an amber sun descends on the Obama Administration and its shadow grows long, his emerging legacy becomes increasingly clear.
A recent Rasmussen survey broadly captures the negative character of that legacy.
When asked at the dawn of the Obama tenure in January 2009, the American public was closely divided on the question of "whether the United States will still be the world's most powerful nation at the end of the current century." Keep in mind that survey occurred during the depth of the recession and layoff tsunami, while Obama self-confidently promised a fresh…
"A week after his State of the Union address, political observers are still trying to figure out what President Obama's game is. That's because rhetorically and substantively, he seems to be in another world. ...Three explanations dominate speculation about what Obama is up to. The first is that he's trying to lay the groundwork for his successor, presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton. The second is…[more]
—Jonah Goldberg, National Review Online Editor-at-Large
— Jonah Goldberg, National Review Online Editor-at-Large