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grahamhgreen's Journal
grahamhgreen's Journal
October 22, 2013

"Obamacare sites cost more than Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn"

OK, I think investigations and maybe some prosecutions are in order.

500+ million - follow the money.

“Given the complicated nature of federal contracts, it’s difficult to make a direct comparison between the cost to develop Healthcare.gov and the amount of money spent building private online businesses. But for the sake of putting the monstrous amount of money into perspective, here are a few figures to chew on: Facebook, which received its first investment in June 2004, operated for a full six years before surpassing the $500 million mark in June 2010. Twitter, created in 2006, managed to get by with only $360.17 million in total funding until a $400 million boost in 2011. Instagram ginned up justt $57.5 million in funding before Facebook bought it for (a staggering) $1 billion last year. And LinkedIn and Spotify, meanwhile, have only raised, respectively, $200 million and $288 million.


October 22, 2013

David Gregory asks on MTP "Obama wins, big whoop, can he lead?" Answer:

---He just did.---

Put that in ur think tank and smoke it, lol

(OK, in fairness, Gregory pretended he did not ask the question by *cleverly* quoting some blog or something)

October 2, 2013

Initial Impression of Obamacare: Pretty Good:)

My health care is covered by my company, but my roommate lives just above the poverty line in California.

For him, the "Silver Plus" plan (94% covered), is $28 to $45 per month (although he may get Medicare for free).

So, I am pleasantly surprised, thus far, I must say.

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