POSTED: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 3:07pm
UPDATED: Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 4:12pm
Tyler, Texas (KETK) — Speaking of "Obamacare," this came out today from The Washington Times:
"The IRS paid as much as $13.6 billion in bogus claims for the Earned Income Tax Credit last year, according to a report the agency's internal auditor released Tuesday morning. The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration said it warned the IRS in 2011 that it was making the erroneous payments, but two years later the agency hasn't fixed the problem. Over the last decade, the IRS could have paid out as much as $132.6 billion in improper payments."
They have never fixed that problem and what about that "Obamacare" website?
"According to the Washington Post, just days before the scheduled launch the "Obamacare" website would crash with only "a few hundred people" on it. "It crashed after a simulation in which just a few hundred people tried to log on simultaneously."
Nevertheless, the site launched. Warnings were ample that the website would have problems.
About a month before the exchange opened, a testing group urged agency officials not to launch it nationwide because it was still riddled with problems, according to an insurance IT executive who was close to the rollout.
One serious problem with the website, was that the agency responsible for working with the 55 contractors involved had not made sure all the "pieces" were working together.
Oh, to be a government contractor or consultant. Nothing has to work, you just have to prove you have good intentions and the the media and uninformed voters will love you.
That's my point of view, what's yours?
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