Kathleen Sebelius, #Obamacare’s Jonah.


Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius called attention to the Affordable Care Act’s online Data Services Hub on Saturday amid criticisms and issues with the website’s services.

In a blog post titled “What’s Working in the Marketplace: The Data Services Hub,” Sebelius released statistics on the number of Americans who have used the site to highlight its success since the roll out.


A data center that hosts the key website for the healthcare exchanges that are at the heart of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare reform law lost connectivity on Sunday, said a spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Human Services.

Verizon’s Terremark, which operates a data center hosting the Healthcare.gov website and a data system for verifying information, experienced a networking component failure that impacted several government websites.

…That poor woman. At this point, her staff must be diving for cover every time she says “Have a nice day!”



4 thoughts on “Kathleen Sebelius, #Obamacare’s Jonah.”

  1. Sometimes the repairs to software can cause glitches of their own. According to my wife it’s been down since 4:00 am EST.

    1. I use the analogy of redoing the plumbing in a house: replace one bad section and you expose leaks and bad pipes in another. It’s going to be the same with the Obamacare software. This is only the beginning of the beginning of finding the problems.

      1. The problem is in the law itself.
        You’re tinkering with the plumbing, but the problems are dry rot in the load-bearing walls, leaky shingles, wet rot in the rafters, a leaning chimney, sub-gauge aluminum wiring, and asbestos in the oil-fired heating system. (oh, and a leaky oil tank)
        The solution is a gallon of gasoline and a match, but ..

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