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]
It is often observed that American presidential elections tend to be an application of Isaac Newton's Third Law of Physics: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.
In other words, we tend to elect presidents who contrast with their immediate predecessors.
To the degree that proves true in 2016, Senator Rand Paul (R - Kentucky) could face a difficult uphill climb should he opt to run. In at least one important rhetorical regard, he will encounter great difficulty distinguishing himself from the current White House occupant.
"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