My Stepfather, The Peeping Tom

My mother’s husband confessed to having spied on me in my bedroom and bathroom years ago. Figuring out how to maintain a relationship with him — and with my mother — has been traumatic, even if they don’t consider it sexual abuse. View this image › Justine Zwiebel / BuzzFeed My last visit back to …

‘Elitist primal scream’: Josh Barro declares that Father Government knows best

http://twitter.com/#!/iowahawkblog/status/395231441564364800 According to Business Insider’s Josh Barro, our choice of health insurance is something we can take or leave. But we’d better cling fast to Big Government with all our might! http://twitter.com/#!/DrewMTips/status/395232267431211008 He sure does! Observe, peasants: http://twitter.com/#!/jbarro/status/395230254261731328 http://twitter.com/#!/jbarro/status/395231040110731264 Silly rubes, believing in the freedom to choose! http://twitter.com/#!/jbarro/status/395233540868026368 Shorter Barro: http://twitter.com/#!/bradcundiff/status/395233817364922368 Indeed. The Founding Fathers …

Obamacare fail: Federal Data Services Hub down (again)

http://twitter.com/#!/WAplanfinder/status/395324560142131200 Just for context, here are some tweets from just three days ago: http://twitter.com/#!/HHSGov/status/394156168529981441 That was Saturday, and by Sunday the hub, or “backbone” of the health insurance marketplace, was down, despite having been lauded by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius as an example of what’s “working well.” By Tuesday night, though, the …

Surprise! Obamacare health insurance exchange websites don’t work; HealthCare.gov a total mess

http://twitter.com/#!/BarackObama/status/384898238928527360 No need to shut it down. The Obamacare health insurance exchange websites don’t work. http://twitter.com/#!/grossjon/status/384902724539523072 http://twitter.com/#!/daylightdis/status/384927190762004480 http://twitter.com/#!/mwbowler/status/384932996693782528 http://twitter.com/#!/ptmoney/status/384925763264208896 http://twitter.com/#!/DonMFox/status/384904837264982016 http://twitter.com/#!/frankthorpNBC/status/384899169988509697 Who will be blamed for this mess? http://twitter.com/#!/NumbersMuncher/status/384905718760878080 [Update] Welcome to HealthCare.gov! Good luck trying to create an account on the national Obamacare website. http://twitter.com/#!/millercathy/status/385015237721591809 http://twitter.com/#!/RossTravel/status/385015102010691584 http://twitter.com/#!/beersandbras/status/385014964517228544 http://twitter.com/#!/spara/status/385014653127897088 http://twitter.com/#!/ClaireBrynt/status/385005804598067200 http://twitter.com/#!/Eric2xU/status/384999275081375744 Editor’s note: The title …

House holds Obamacare debate in advance of tomorrow’s repeal vote

http://twitter.com/#!/JaredHalpern/status/222768512685457408 Shortly after the Supreme Court handed down its decision to uphold Obamacare, House Republicans announced that they would be holding a vote on July 11 to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Debate over the potential repeal of the law is underway on the House floor. You can view the proceedings here. *** The president’s …

‘Out of touch’ Obama gets a job offer; Wants a sushi bar as a perk

http://twitter.com/#!/StevenTDennis/status/520387002848788481 The president was in Los Angeles yesterday speaking to entrepreneurs at Cross Campus, a “collaborative” shared office facility, where he was offered his first post-presidential job opportunity. Via the AP: Obama was answering questions Thursday from young entrepreneurs at the office facility Cross Campus when one go-getter, Ariel Jalali, pitched his startup Sensay, a mobile …

RNC kills it: Guide to Obama’s promises made, promises broken

http://twitter.com/#!/ThomasDorworth/status/252761403088326656   The latest list out of the RNC is a boom-fest. https://twitter.com/NatashaMayer/status/252821759861071872 https://twitter.com/Reince/status/252755946613379072 https://twitter.com/seanspicer/status/252755805324050432 A taste: Obama’s promises addressed nearly every issue relevant to this election. They range from the everyday concerns of middle-class Americans like lowering the cost of health insurance to the national hope of changing the way Washington works. Despite his …