Oct 4, 2013

"Obamacare begins" (The Daily Show video)

During the current government shutdown, comedians are having such an easy time of it making monkeys out of looney GOP parrots who are trying to be so very clever over the Affordable Health Care Act, aka, Obamacare.

One of my concerns has been hacking and denial of service attacks against the Healthcare.gov website by POTUS' opponents who will do whatever it takes to ruin President Obama's agenda and legacy. Another concern is the potential for customers' private medical and financial info to be stolen. Is there anyone who can't see that coming?

It seems there are at least two methods for technical interference.

But then there is our out-of-bounds government, always snooping on the innocent, and, via the set-up of this massive medical program, having access to (and imagined ownership of) every person's DNA for targeting and controlling purposes.

Perhaps you've noticed an increase in genome mapping kit ads? The 23andme is the one I'm seeing in this TV market--and hey! It's only $99!

Well, ancient writings including the Bible do advise everyone to, Know Thyself, yet somehow I'm uncertain that the DNA-cellular level is the sort of knowing they intended.

Okay, so maybe I'm being old-fashioned about this, or, maybe someone wants to make a list of who's in whose bloodline...?


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