Daily Archive: October 1, 2013

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    Stalemate: Obama Rips GOP For Shutdown

    Washington (CNN) — Republicans forced an unnecessary budget crisis in their single-minded effort to dismantle health care reforms, President Barack Obama said Tuesday as frustration spread across Washington and the country on the first day of a government shutdown.In some of his strongest criticism to date, Obama said the shutdown is intended to…

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    Belle Isle Leased By State Of Michigan

    The state and city have signed an agreement on the lease of Belle Isle, according to published reports. According to the tweet from WXYZ EM Kevyn Orr approved the lease making Belle Isle the 102nd state park. In January the council rejected a state offer that proposed to save millions in annual operating costs for the city. …

    White House: “Beware Of Healthcare Scams”

    White House: ‘Beware of Healthcare Scams’

    With open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act set to begin Oct. 1, officials at the new health insurance Marketplaces are gearing up to help consumers. Call centers have been launched. “Navigators” to help consumers are being trained. Ad campaigns are under way in the states operating their own Marketplaces. And the crooks are already at work, …

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    Ted Cruz, John Boehner Don’t Care If Government Shutdown Hurts You

    Earlier this morning, the usually well meaning Chris Matthews made an interesting observation about Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), one of the key players in the now-official government shutdown. Matthews said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” “Ted Cruz is brilliant. I think President Obama may have met his match.” I immediately had to flip to something more m …