How The Healthcare.gov Implementation Got Lost

    What scares me are two aspects of this.

    1) They didn’t miss by a wee-smidge. They missed the way Ayn Rand’s caricaturized failure characters missed towards the end of Atlas Shrugged.

    2) The Obama Administration handled the development and its consequent failure in a way that no long-tenured professional would ever have handled it. They set themselves up to fail in both their contracting and their administration, they ignored adverse data that could have saved their rear-ends, they did none of the risk reduction that major acquisition projects require to insure success and they have no viable off-ramp or plan B to salvage this mess before the February 15th Individual Mandate Witching Hour.

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    The Watercooler ~ Supreme Court’s Not That Supreme

    As we all continue to grapple with the effects of bloated government and watch its actions occur in spite of and outside the jurisdiction of the Constitution’s original intent, many of us are filled with unrest as we lose trust in our government’s ability to govern. In anticipation of the Supreme Court’s rulings in the Prop. 8 and DOMA cases, Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant church | Read More »