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Archive • Mar 2014

Obamacare sites fail on deadline day

Stephen Gutowski

Today, March 31st, is the last day of the year individuals are supposed to be allowed to enroll in a health insurance plan through the Obamacare website. Unfortunately, however, Healthcare.gov and at least one state site crashed this morning. According to The Weekly Standard’s Daniel Halper, Healthcare.gov is not allowing visitors to create accounts and […]

Study: fracking ban would cost Colorado tens of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars

Stephen Gutowski

A new study from the University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business claims that the state would lose 93,000  jobs and as much as $12 billion in Gross Domestic Product over a 25-year period if fracking is banned. “It would be devastating, there’s just no way around it,” Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway told Coloradoan.com. “I […]

Kathleen Sebelius refuses to answer questions on whether she should lose her job

Stephen Gutowski

“Madame Secretary, if you worked in the private sector would you have been fired by now?” is the first question a Daily Surge reporter asked Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. “If you don’t meet the March enrollment numbers, will you resign?” was his follow-up. Neither question received an answer as the embattled overseer […]

Harry Reid: Latest Obamacare delay is not really a delay

Joe Schoffstall

Today, when Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada) was questioned on the latest Obamacare delay extending the signup deadline for some from March 31 to mid-April, he became frustrated and claimed it’s not actually a delay. WATCH:  

Cover Oregon video explains bizarre new enrollment procedure

Stephen Gutowski

“At Cover Oregon we’re committed to helping you get the health insurance you need” the video uploaded to Youtube yesterday starts. It then explains that those seeking health insurance coverage through the Obamacare exchange can “enroll online” by entering their information through the Cover Oregon website. However, instead of being sent to the next section […]